Admission

Read about the admission requirements for the ATCM programme at UCN

Start of term

From 2017 the start of term will be in September exclusively.


Study places

Start of term September 2017: UCN offers 35 study places on the programme.


Admission requirements

General upper secondary education or international or European baccalaureate.

Beside this, you must comply with the programme’s specific subject requirements which is: Math at Danish C-level. This subject must be passed with the grade of at least 2.0 (according to the Danish grading scale). If there are more grades given for the subject the average must be at least 2.0. The requirement is not fulfilled by rounding.

If there are more applicants, than availability, the applicants with the highest grade-average in this quota will be submitted. The submission will be done based on the 7-point grading scale.

Selection criteria

  • Documentary evidence of your work experience
  • Additional proficiency (e.g. parts of higher education level courses, summer school or other upper secondary level courses) 
  • Your motivation letter
  • Studies or work in a country other than your home country 
  • Relevant courses or classes

Specific admission requirements

  • English corresponding to Danish B-level
  • High school education (like the Danish student exam) OR
  • Craftsmen

A 3½ year Craftsman’s apprenticeship, with technical college theory, in one of the following disciplines:

  • Electrician 
  • Bricklayer 
  • Joiner 
  • Technical designer

For these craftsmen, we offer intensive one-month English training courses, free of charge in order to meet the English level of entrance. In addition, we can also offer intensive one-month courses in mathematics.

Admission requirements for applicants who hold an IB Diploma

To meet the entry requirements for UCN’s study programmes, you must hold a Diploma of the International Baccalaureate (i.e. you must have passed all your IB courses), and you must satisfy the specific entry requirements indicated below.

You must have minimum a total score of 24 IB points in order to apply for one of our English-taught programmes.

IB entry requirements

  • English, B level, standard level (SL)
  • Mathematical studies, standard level (SL)

English language entry requirements

Which English tests does UCN accept?

We accept the following English tests:

IELTS (preferred)

Overall grade of 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the subtests

TOEFL

Internet-based test: minimum score of 85

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English

Pass at Grade C

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English

Pass at Grade C

If you would like to enquire about the equivalence of other English language qualifications not listed above, please contact the International Office.

Please note: We only accept IELTS or TOEFL English tests from citizens outside the EU/EEA.
How can I compare the different English tests?

UCN has tried to compare the official sites of the well-known and appreciated Cambridge test, TOEFL and IELTS towards the European CEFR.

Learn more about how to compare English tests right here (PDF).

Is it required to provide documentary evidence of my English proficiency?

Applicants who have a degree from one of the Nordic countries, the Netherlands or Germany, or is a native speaker in English, will only have to provide documentary evidence of their English proficiency through their school level, and we will occasionally conduct Skype interviews with the applicants.

As a minimum, all applicants must speak English at a level that is equivalent to the Danish B-level.

In relation to applicants who have a degree from other countries than the Nordic countries, the Netherlands or Germany, UCN reserves the right to demand further documentary evidence of the applicant's English proficiency according to section 9 of the Danish Ministerial Order no. 1212 of 17 December 2012 on access, enrolment and leave etc.

This documentation must be made up of one of the English tests that we recognise and may also be supplemented by a video interview conducted via Skype for example.

Which English level corresponds to a Danish B-level?

As a minimum, all applicants must speak and write English at a level that is equivalent to the Danish B-level.

  • Subject: English
  • Level: B
  • Hours of instruction: 210 (1 hour = 60 minutes)

Contact

Carina Mortensen
International Consultant

+45 72 69 13 51
international@ucn.dk

EU / EEA citizens

Magdalena Atanasova Mincheva
International Consultant

+45 72 69 13 52
maat@ucn.dk

Non-EU / non-EEA citizens

International office

IT Helpdesk

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