Application procedure – University of Copenhagen

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Application procedure

In order for you to be admitted you need to have a qualifying bachelor’s degree or another qualifying degree at the same level.

The application procedure depends on your citizenship and educational background:

Application and admission numbers

Number of availaible places: 45

Number of applicants in:

  • 2017: 200

Were all qualified applicants admitted?

  • 2017: No
ARE YOU A CITIZEN IN DENMARK, EU, EEA OR SWITZERLAND?
ARE YOU A CITIZEN IN A COUNTRY OUTSIDE EU, EEA OR SWITZERLAND?

Prioritisation of applicants

The programme accepts a maximum of 45 students.

Selection criteria

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

  1. Bachelor's degree with legal right of admission.
  2. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Food Science with the specialisation Health and Nutrition from the University of Copenhagen.
  3. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Sciences from the University of Copenhagen.
  4. Applicants with a related Bachelor’s degree.
  5. 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):

  • Total ECTS credits in science.
  • Total ECTS credits in Biochemistry, Physiology and Statistics multiplied by the grade point average.
  • Total ECTS credits within the area of nutrition. If the number of qualified applicants exceeds the maximum student intake, the applicants will be prioritized according to the grade point average of the courses within this subject area.
  • Grade point average of the courses within the area of nutrition. If different grading systems make comparison impossible, applicants will be prioritised on the basis of an individual evaluation by the Admission Committee.

Limitation on second degrees

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