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Below you will find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions concerning admission procedures, admission requirements, etc.

FAQ for international students

Below you will find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions concerning admission procedures, admission requirements etc.

What is a Verification form?

A verification form is a document where your secondary education school has verified how many hours you have had e.g. in English. The school must sign and stamp the document.

Why do I have to use a verification form?

You must verify the number of hours from your secondary education school. We must see if you live up to the minimum requirements regarding the number of hours.

How many verification forms do I have to use?

You must only upload 1 verification form – not 2. You can use either UCN’s verification form or an agent’s verification form.

How do I live up to the specific admission requirements?

There are specific admission requirements for each of the English-taught programmes. Please check out the programme which you are interested in.

If I do not live up to the minimum hours e.g. in mathematics, can I add hours from 2 subjects?

It is not allowed to add hours from 2 different subjects in order to live up to a specific admission requirement. For example, if the specific admission requirement is Mathematics Danish level B (250 hours), then you cannot add hours from mathematics and Business Economics in order to obtain the mandatory 250 hours.

When is the deadline for uploading the results from an English test?

15 March at 12 (noon) for the summer intake and 15 December at 12 (noon) for the winter intake. It is important that you upload before the application deadline as we will not accept any English test results after the deadline.

How long can I sit for the Oxford Online Placement Test?

You can only sit for maximum 60 minutes when taking this English test. We will not accept any tests where you have used more than 60 minutes.

What do I have to be aware of if I choose to take the Oxford Online Placement Test?

You must also live up to the minimum requirements of hours in English which is 210 hours during the last 3 years at the secondary education.

What do we mean by Optional documents?

It is very important that you have documentation regarding work experience (contract, payslip, letter of recommendation from your employer), studies/work abroad, hobbies, sport activities etc. and that these documents are attached your application.

Please note that all documents must be translated into English.

What is Selection criteria?

There are different selection criteria for each individual study programme. Please make sure that you are aware about these criteria. You will find them on the website under each programme.

Attaching relevant documentation according to our selection criteria will increase your chances of getting admitted.

The criterias can change from year to year, so it is important to check our website now and then in order to see if there have been any changes.

Let us help you

The International Office at UCN is here to answer any questions you may have. They can provide you with any information you may need in the process of making a decision to study abroad at UCN.

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