Admission Requirements - MSc in Immunology and Inflammation – University of Copenhagen

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Admission Requirements

If you have completed a Bachelor’s degree within the last 5 years or if you are enrolled in the final semester of a Bachelor’s programme, you are eligible to apply for the Master’s programme in Immunology and Inflammation which opens in 2016. 

Regardless of which university you are enrolled at, you can - if you meet the admission and language requirements - apply on the basis of a relevant Bachelor’s degree.

Bachelor’s degrees that grant direct access?

There are no Bachelor's degrees that grant direct access to the MSc in Immunology and Inflammation.

Directly qualifying Bachelor’s degrees

If you hold one of the following Bachelor's degrees from a Danish university, you are considered to meet all admission requirements and are directly qualified to apply to the MSc in Immunology and Inflammation:

  • Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biomedicine/Molecular Medicine
  • Veterinary Medicine

Learn about when and how to apply.

Other Bachelor's degrees

If you hold a Bachelor’s degree other than the above mentioned from a university in Denmark or abroad you may be admitted if it is the assessment of the admissions committee that your Bachelor programme is equivalent in scope and content to one of the Bachelor programmes listed above.

Academic, language and graduation year requirements

  • Academic requirements: You must document that you have passed courses on university/college level within the following areas:
    • A total of at least 30 ECTS credits within 3 of 4 areas: Cell biology, biochemistry, genetics and/or molecular biology.
    • The bachelor’s degree must have been passed with a weighted grade average of 7 or above (Danish grading scale)
  • Language requirements: You are required to document proficiency in English according to your background; see the language requirements.
  • Graduation year requirement: You must have earned your Bachelor’s degree within a maximum of 5 years prior to the start of the first semester of the Master’s programme, e.g. for the intake of 2018, you must have graduated by September 2013 or thereafter.

Admission restrictions and selection criteria

  • When selecting 30 among all the qualified students, the Board of Admission focuses on overall academic achievements (grades, the relevancy of the degree and courses), CV (research experience, professionally relevant stays abroad), as well as the letter of motivation; see the application procedure.
  • According to the Danish University Programme Order, applicants who have already completed a Danish Master’s degree (2-year) can only be admitted 6 years after finishing the Master’s degree. Applicants with a non-Danish Master’s degree can be admitted to this MSc programme on the same terms as other applicants. Please note that admission requirement is based solely upon an applicant’s Bachelor’s degree.


Learn about when and how to apply.