International bachelor’s degree - Non-EU
As a citizen from a country outside the EU, EEA or Switzerland you can apply for admission at the MSc in Neuroscience, if you hold a relevant Danish bachelor’s degree or another relevant degree at the same educational level.
When to apply
- The Application Portal opens: 15 November 2023
- Application deadline: 15 January 2024
If you have doubts that you have all the required documents, please send in your application and we will notify you if anything is missing, and you will be able to resubmit the missing documents.
Please note: We do not accept applications after the application deadline.
You will receive your application result via the Application Portal by the end of March.
How to apply
When you apply for admission, you need to create an application at the Application Portal and upload the relevant documentation. This is the only way you can apply for admission.
Citizens from a country outside the EU, EEA or Switzerland must pay an application fee of DKK 750 (approx. EUR 100).
As a citizen from a country outside the EU, EEA or Switzerland you must pay tuition fees. Tuition fee for the two-year MSc in Neuroscience is DKK 250,000 (2020).
You can submit 3 applications for UCPH
Please note that you may submit a maximum of 3 applications to UCPH study programmes with the same study start.
Follow your application
Once you have applied for admission, you will find application updates and received messages from the University at the Application Portal. When you receive a message at the Application Portal, you will receive an email at the mail address you have registered with your application.
Tips for the Application Portal
- Use Firefox or Google Chrome as your browser when creating and submitting your application.
- Check the user guide for the Application Portal when you fill out your application.
- Read the FAQ where you can find answers to the most common questions concerning the Application Portal.
- Contact MScemail@example.com if you cannot find the answers, you are looking for in the FAQ.
- Contact our Service desk if you have technical problems.
You will receive your application result via the Application Portal mid-March.
Accept your offer of admission
If you have received an offer of admission, you need to accept the offer. If you do not accept the offer before the deadline (which will be apparent in your admission letter), you will lose the offered study place in the MSc programme and the offer of admission will be cancelled. Therefore, it is important to check the status of your application regularly at the Application Portal.
Check your email regularly
When you receive a message at the Application Portal, you will receive an email at the mail address you have registered with your application. Please be aware that emails from the Application Portal may end up in your spam filter.
Collect documentation for your application
As part of your application, you must submit different documentation. Below, you can see which documents you must have ready for your application:
Please upload a copy of your official diploma. It must carry an official stamp and a signature from your home university.
If your diploma is in a language other than English, Danish, Swedish or Norwegian
Please include an official English translation. If your home university cannot provide you with an official translation, an authorized translator, who stamps and signs the document, must carry out the translation.
If you have not finished your bachelor’s degree
Please upload an official document from your home university that states your expected graduation date. The document must carry an official stamp and a signature from your home university.
Please upload an official transcript of records (grades) of the degree you have completed or are currently enrolled in. The transcript must carry an official stamp and a signature from your university.
If your transcript is in a language other than English, Danish, Swedish or Norwegian
- Please include an official English translation. An official translation must carry the stamp and signature of your home university.
- If your home university cannot provide you with an official translation, an authorized translator, who stamps and signs the document, must carry out the translation.
Please upload a description of the grading - and credit system at your home university.
The description of the grading system must include information about the minimum passing grade.
The description of the credit system must include information about the number of ECTS/points/credits/units a bachelor’s degree (full time studies) comprises at your home university.
Please upload course descriptions of former courses (undertaken in your bachelor’s degree) relevant to the MSc programme you are applying for.
The course descriptions must be in English, Danish, Swedish or Norwegian. We accept course descriptions translated by yourself.
Please make sure to include course number (if possible) and that the title of the course is similar to the title in your transcript.
What is valid as a course description?
The document can be photocopies from your educational institution's academic handbook, course lists or printouts from the website. They should describe what was required of you in order to complete the courses, what you studied and the hours of study of each course.
The document does not have to be stamped and signed by your home university.
If your home university does not offer course descriptions
We accept course descriptions written by yourself. Please be sure to include:
- All topics covered in the courses
- What was required to complete the courses
- Credits of the courses
- Hours of lectures
- Literature used in connection with the courses
You can document your English language proficiency in different ways, depending on your native language, citizenship or language of instruction during your bachelor’s degree.
If you cannot send your test results by the application deadline
Please upload a document in which you explain when you will be forwarding the results. The deadline for submitting language test results is:
- 1 June Non-EU, -EEA and -Swiss citizens
- 15 August Danish, EU, EEA and Swiss citizens
Please upload an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV).
What is a CV?
A CV is a concise document which summarises your unique skills, character, experience and achievements. A CV outlines a person’s academic and professional history.
The length of the CV depends upon experience and includes a complete list of publications, posters, and presentations (if applicable).
We recommend that you use the Europass CV when writing your CV.
When you apply for admission to this master’s degree, you must submit a document in which you describe how your bachelor’s degree qualifies you for admission to the master’s programme.
You must describe your academic qualifications and experiences and reflect on the relevance for the study programme.
Please note that the document
- Must be in English
- Should cover 1 page
- Must be uploaded as a PDF
Consider the following questions when writing the document:
- Why is your bachelor’s degree relevant for this master’s programme?
- What is the content of your bachelor’s degree?
- How are you academically qualified for admission?
- Which academic qualifications have you obtained during your bachelor’s degree?
- Why is it relevant for you to apply for admission to this programme with your academic interest and experiences?
If you have completed courses or exams from a previous unfinished MSc programme, you need to upload documentation of these results. You are also obligated to inform us whether you have completed an MSc Programme.
We use the documentation to evaluate whether you are eligible for mandatory credit transfer.
The documentation can be:
- A copy or a scan of official transcripts, or
- Diplomas for all completed courses/exams at your former MSc programme
If you already have a master’s degree, you can only be admitted, if the programme has available places.
If you are without working capacity in your profession and therefore can no longer use your master's degree in the labour market, you can apply for dispensation. Dispensations are only granted due to exceptional circumstances.
Anything missing with your application?
We assess whether your application is complete by looking through the required documentation. If anything is missing, we will send you a message in the application portal. So make sure you check your e-mail every day. Remember to check your spam filter too.
Verification of information
If we determine you have used falsified or misleading documentation in your application, we are obliged to report it to the police and to cancel your admission.
Get help with your application
The admissions team at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences is ready to help you with your application. You can join our web meetings about admission and application process or send us an email at MScfirstname.lastname@example.org.