Application procedure – University of Copenhagen

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Application procedure

Before you apply to the Master's degree programme in Cognition and Communication please make sure to acquaint yourself with all the important information on the application procedure, application deadlines and details about how to apply.

Prioritisation of applicants

Admission to the programme is competitive and limited to a maximum of 40 students. All applicants will be subject to an overall individual assessment and granted admission in accordance with the selection criteria.

Selection criteria

  1. Relevance of taught modules in the applicant’s bachelor’s degree, with emphasis on modules within cognitive science (e.g. modules in cognitive psychology, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, computer modelling, or linguistics) or media studies (e.g. modules in media sociology, communication theory, Audio-visual theory and analysis, media effect studies), corresponding to 30 ECTS credits.
  2. Applicant's motivation and purpose for choosing this programme
  3. Final grades from the applicant's bachelor's degree
  4. Applicant's English language proficiency

Due to national legislation only courses at bachelor level will be taken into consideration during assessment. Courses at Master's level will not be assessed.

Limitation on second degrees

If you have already completed a Danish Master's degree, please check out the rules concerning a second degree.