Application procedure

ucph students

Before you apply to the master's degree in Animal Science, please make sure to acquaint yourself with all the important information on the application procedure, application deadlines and details about how to apply.

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Prioritisation of applicants

The programme accepts a maximum of 60 students.

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

  • Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from the University of Copenhagen with legal right of admission and applying for admission immediately after their bachelor’s degree.
  • Other applicants with a closely related bachelor’s degree from the University of Copenhagen and other Danish and Nordic universities.

Selection criteria

When selecting the students, the Admissions Committee 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.

Limitation on second degrees

According to the Danish Admission 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. Please study the rules for holding a second degree when applying for a MSc programme at the University of Copenhagen.

Applicants with a non-Danish master’s degree can be admitted to the MSc programme one the same terms as other applicants. Please note that admission requirement is based solely upon an applicant’s bachelor’s degree.