Admission requirements – University of Copenhagen

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Admission requirements

Admission to the master’s degree programme in Pharmaceutical Sciences 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 Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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 Pharmaceutical Sciences.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry at University of Copenhagen and Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry as a specialization under Molecular Biology at Aarhus University
  • Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology at Aarhus University and Roskilde University
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biomedicine at University of Southern Denmark
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at University of Southern Denmark
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology with minors in chemistry at University of Southern Denmark
  • Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biomedicine at University of Copenhagen and Aarhus University
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry at University of Copenhagen, Aarhus University, Roskilde University, Aalborg University and University of Southern Denmark
  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy at University of Copenhagen
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in Biotechnology at Technical University of Denmark
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology) at Aalborg University
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in Human Life Sciences and Engineering at Technical University of Denmark

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 health, natural or technical sciences and meet the admission requirements in biological and chemical disciplines.

In your bachelor’s degree you must have accumulated:

  • At least 120 ECTS credits in chemical and/or biological disciplines
  • At least 15 ECTS credits in biochemistry and/or molecular biology and/or microbiology
  • At least 15 ECTS credits in chemistry subjects, of which at least 7.5 ECTS credits must be in organic chemistry

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.