Admission Requirements - MSc in Geology-Geoscience – University of Copenhagen

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Admission Requirements

If you have completed a Bachelor’s degree or are enrolled in the final semester of a Bachelor’s programme you are eligible to apply for the Master’s programme in Geology-Geoscience.

Regardless of what university you are enrolled at, you can - if you meet the language requirements - apply on the basis of a Bachelor’s degree that grants direct access or another relevant Bachelor’s degree.

Admission requirements for the academic year 2017/2018

Bachelor’s degrees that grant direct access

If you hold one of the degrees listed below, you are considered to meet all admission requirements and have direct access to apply to the Master’s programme in Geology-Geoscience. Learn about when and how to apply.

  • BSc in Geology-Geoscience from the University of Copenhagen (reserved access*)

* If your Bachelor’s degree grants reserved access, you are guaranteed a place on the Master’s programme if you apply before the application deadline during the first application period after you complete your Bachelor’s degree.

Other Bachelor’s degrees

If you have a Bachelor’s degree other than those listed above, you must submit additional documentation along with your application so the University can evaluate whether or not you meet the admission requirements. Learn about when and how to apply.

Applicants with a Bachelor's degree in the following:

  • Geosccience from Aarhus University.
  • Geology from international universities.
  • Within the field of sciences from the University of Copenhagen, other Danish or Nordic universities.

may also be admitted if their programme includes the following:

  • Subject elements on bachelor's level within the academic field of geology-geoscience, 60 ECTS credits.

The Faculty may also admit applicants who, after an individual academic assessment, are deemed to possess educational qualifications equivalent to those required above.

Language requirements

If you have a Nordic Bachelor’s degree, you must as a minimum be able to document English language qualifications comparable to a Danish upper secondary school English B level.

If you have a non-Nordic Bachelor’s degree you must be able to document your English language skills. Find information about language requirements here.

Prioritisation criteria

If the number of qualified applicants to the programme exceeds the number of places available, applicants will be prioritised as follows:

  1. Applicants with a Bachelor's degree in Geology-Geoscience from the University of Copenhagen seeking admission by way of direct extension of their completed BSc programme (reserved access).
  2. applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Geology-Geoscience and applicants with a Bachelor's degree in Geography and Geoinformatics from the University of Copenhagen.
  3. other applicants

If the number of qualified applicants within a category exceeds the number of places available, applicants will be prioritised according to the following criteria (listed below in prioritised order):

  • On the basis of ECTS credits obtained in study elements within Geology-Geoscience.

Admission requirements for the academic year 2018/2019

Bachelor’s degrees that grant direct access

If you hold one of the degrees listed below, you are considered to meet all admission requirements and have direct access to apply to the Master’s programme in Geology-Geoscience. Learn about when and how to apply.

  • BSc in Geology-Geoscience from the University of Copenhagen (reserved access*)

* If your Bachelor’s degree grants reserved access, you are guaranteed a place on the Master’s programme if you apply before the application deadline during the first application period after you complete your Bachelor’s degree.

Other Bachelor’s degrees

If you have a Bachelor’s degree other than those listed above, you must submit additional documentation along with your application so the University can evaluate whether or not you meet the admission requirements. Learn about when and how to apply.

Applicants with a Bachelor's degree in the following:

  • Geography and Geoinformatics from the University of Copenhagen.
  • Geology from international universities.
  • Geosccience from Aarhus University.
  • Within the field of sciences from the University of Copenhagen, other Danish or Nordic universities.

may also be admitted if their programme includes the following:

  • Subject elements on bachelor's level within the academic field of geology-geoscience, 60 ECTS credits.

The Faculty may also admit applicants who, after an individual academic assessment, are deemed to possess educational qualifications equivalent to those required above.

Language requirements

If you have a Nordic Bachelor’s degree, you must as a minimum be able to document English language qualifications comparable to a Danish upper secondary school English B level.

If you have a non-Nordic Bachelor’s degree you must be able to document your English language skills. Find information about language requirements here.

Prioritisation criteria

If the number of qualified applicants to the programme exceeds the number of places available, applicants will be prioritised as follows:

  1. Applicants with a Bachelor's degree in Geology-Geoscience from the University of Copenhagen seeking admission by way of direct extension of their completed BSc programme (reserved access).
  2. applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Geology-Geoscience from the University of Copenhagen.
  3. other applicants

If the number of qualified applicants within a category exceeds the number of places available, applicants will be prioritised according to the following criteria (listed below in prioritised order):

  • On the basis of ECTS credits obtained in study elements within Geology-Geoscience.