Admission requirements – University of Copenhagen

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Admission requirements

Admission to the master’s degree programme in Global Health requires as a minimum successful completion of a qualifying and recognised university degree equivalent in level and content to a Danish bachelor’s degree.

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 admission to the master’s degree programme in Global Health.

You are required to document proficiency in English according to your background; see the language requirements.

Bachelor's degrees that automatically fulfil the academic admission requirements

If you hold one of the degrees listed below from a Danish university, you are considered to meet all academic admission requirements and have direct access to apply to the master’s degree programme in Global Health.

      • Public Health Science
      • Sociology
      • Geography
      • Political Sciences
      • Anthropology

Graduation year requirement

You must have earned your bachelor’s degree within a maximum of 3 years prior to the start of the first semester of the master’s programme, e.g. for the intake in the autumn of 2018, you must have graduated by September 2015 or thereafter.

Other bachelor's degrees

If you hold another bachelor’s degree than the ones listed below, you must prove that you have passed courses in quantitative and qualitative methods:

  • Quantitative methods (including statistical methods) equivalent to a minimum of 5 ECTS
  • Qualitative methods equivalent to a minimum of 5 ECTS

To be admitted to the programme, you must hold a recent and relevant bachelor’s degree and meet the language requirements.

Academic admission requirement

If you hold one of the degrees listed below from a Danish university, you are exempt from documenting the admission criteria regarding quantitative methods.

  • Odontology
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Food Science with specialisation in nutrition and health

If you hold the degree listed below from a Danish university, you are exempt from documenting the admission criteria regarding qualitative methods.

  • Medicine

Graduation year requirement

You must have earned your bachelor’s degree within a maximum of 3 years prior to the start of the first semester of the master’s programme, e.g. for the intake in the autumn of 2018, you must have graduated by September 2015 or thereafter.