Admission requirements – University of Copenhagen

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Admission requirements

Admission to the master’s degree programme in Medicinal Chemistry 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 Medicinal Chemistry.

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, you are considered to meet all academic admission requirements and have direct access to apply to the master’s degree programme in Medicinal Chemistry.

    • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry with a specialisation in Medicinal Chemistry from University of Copenhagen

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 in the autumn of 2018, you must have graduated by September 2013 or thereafter.

Other bachelor's degrees

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

Academic admission requirement

You must hold a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, medicinal chemistry or pharmacy and have accumulated credits in chemical and biological disciplines.

In your bachelor’s degree you must have accumulated:

  • At least 80 ECTS credits on chemistry courses in the fields of organic and physical chemistry with the emphasis on theoretical and experimental chemistry courses
  • At least 30 ECTS credits from biology courses in the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, physiology and pharmacology, of which at least 5 ECTS credits must come from within general pharmacology

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 in the autumn of 2018, you must have graduated by September 2013 or thereafter.