Admission requirements

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 IT & Cognition. 

All applicants will be assessed in accordance to the academic requirements and the English language requirements. The applicants who meet the academic requirements will be evaluated and ranked in accordance to the selection criteria below. The highest ranked of the qualified applicants get an offer to join the programme.

Academic requirements

If you hold one of the degrees listed below, you are considered to automatically meet the requirements regarding relevance of academic qualifications:

  • Philosophy from the University of Copenhagen
  • Philosophy from the University of Aarhus
  • Philosophy from the University of Southern Denmark
  • Psychology from the Universities of Copenhagen, Aarhus or Southern Denmark
  • Film and Media Studies from the University of Copenhagen
  • Media Studies from the University of Aarhus

In order to proceed with your application please refer to the application procedure.

 

 

The faculty may admit applicants other than those mentioned above if it is assessed that the applicant has a Bachelor’s degree including a minimum of 45 ECTS in cognitive science (e.g. psychology, neuroscience, computer science, philosophy, or linguistics) or in communica-tion/media studies (e.g. modules in media sociology, media psychology, communication theory, au-diovisual theory and analysis, media reception and usage, media effects, or media organizations).

In order to proceed with your application please refer to the application procedure.

 

 

Prioritisation of applicants

Admission to the programme is competitive and limited to a maximum of 32 students.

The applicants who meet the academic requirements will be evaluated and ranked in accordance to the selection criteria below. If the number of qualified applicants exceeds the maximum student intake, students will be selected on the basis of their ranking. The highest ranked of the qualified applicants get an offer to join the programme.

 Selection criteria

  • Academic relevance of the applicant’s bachelor’s degree, with emphasis on modules within cognitive science (e.g. modules in cognitive psychology, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, computer modelling, or linguistics) or media studies (e.g. modules in media sociology, communication theory, Audio-visual theory and analysis, media effect studies).
  • The letter of academic relevance and the information provided herein.
  • Overall average of grades
  • Grades obtained in modules relevant to the MA in Cognition and Communication