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 the Master’s programme in Biochemistry.
Bachelor’s degrees that automatically fulfill the academic requirements
If you hold one of the degrees listed below, you are considered to meet all academic requirements. Learn about when and how to apply.
- Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from the University of Copenhagen (reserved access to the programme)
- Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biomedicine from the University of Copenhagen.
- Bachelor's degree in Nanoscience from the University of Copenhagen.
- Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology from Aarhus University.
- Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology from Aarhus University.
Other Bachelor’s degrees
If you have a bachelor’s degree other than those listed above, you must submit additional documentation along with your application so the University can evaluate whether or not you meet the admission requirements. Learn about when and how to apply.
Applicants with one of the following:
- Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Southern Denmark.
- Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology from Roskilde University
- Bachelor's degree from The Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen
may be admitted if their programme includes the following:
- A minimum of 60 ECTS credits within chemistry and biochemistry/molecular biology of which a minimum of 30 ECTS credits must be in chemistry and 22.5 ECTS credits in biochemistry/molecular biology.
- In total, the applicant must have a minimum of 30 ECTS credits that stem from courses with experimental laboratory exercises
Subject elements in protein chemistry or biophysical chemistry may be counted as either chemistry or biochemistry/molecular biology.
The Faculty may also admit applicants who, after an individual academic assessment, are deemed to possess educational qualifications equivalent to those required above.
Qualifying degree and other courses/projects
When we assess whether you meet the admission requirements for the Master's degree program, Danish legislation only allows us to assess your Bachelor's degree. Consequently, you cannot study supplementary courses between Bachelor's and Master's degree programs in order to meet the admission requirements.
If you have passed courses/projects before you complete the qualifying Bachelor's degree, these can be included in the assessment, even though they are not part of the Bachelor's degree program.
- It applies to courses/projects you have taken as single subjects and courses/projects you have taken as part of another study program.
- A maximum of 30 ECTS credits of these courses/projects may be included.
Unless you have reserved access to the program you are applying for, you are required to document proficiency in English according to your background; see the language requirements.
Limited early admission for non-EU applicants
In 2019 The Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science imposed a sanction on the Danish universities to cut the international student intake.
This sanction may also effect the 2020 intake at the Faculty of Science, which means that most non-EU applicants may not be offered early admission.