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.

Please note that we do not have the resources to assess if you are qualified for admission before after the application deadline. Acquaint yourself thoroughly with the admission requirements before you choose to apply for admission.

ARE YOU A CITIZEN IN DENMARK, EU, EEA, SWITZERLAND OR GREAT BRITAIN*?
ARE YOU A CITIZEN IN A COUNTRY OUTSIDE EU, EEA OR SWITZERLAND?

* Please note that it has still not been determined whether British applicants will be charged application and tuition fees from the September 2021 intake. 

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) and CV (research experience, professionally relevant stays abroad).

Limitation on second degrees

If you have already completed a master's degree, please read the rules concerning a second degree.