Admission 

Read about the admission requirements for the Computer Science programme at UCN

Start of term

The programme starts once a year in September. 


Entry grade point average

Entry grade point average (2017): 7,0


Study places

Start of term September 2018: UCN offers 60 study places on the programme.


Allocation of study places

  • Quota 1: 50 %
  • Quota 2: 50 %

Admission requirements

You must meet one of the following admission requirements:

Find your specific general admission requirements in list of foreign qualifications for entry to higher education in Denmark listed by country of graduation

Selection criteria

  • Work experience relevant to your choice of studies
  • Other work experience
  • Studies or work in a country other than your home country
  • Relevant previous education, parts of an education, classes and courses
  • Involvement in extra curricular activities or (unpaid) work in any type of organisation or association
  • Additional proficiency (e.g. parts of higher education level courses, summer school or other upper secondary level courses)
  • Your motivation letter
  • English language qualification
General upper secondary education

General upper secondary education with specific admission requirements: Math and English, both equivalent to Danish B-level.

Vocational education corresponding to the level of 3-years of Danish vocational education

Vocational education corresponding to the level of 3-years of Danish vocational education with specific requirement: Mathematics corresponding to Danish B-level. 

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 meet 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)
  • Mathematics, standard level (SL) previously termed Mathematical methods SL
Passed qualifying course for application to Danish engineering programmes or similar

Passed qualifying course for application to Danish engineering programmes or similar from your home country with specific requirement: Maths corresponding to Danish B-level.

Danish B and C level

The list below shows how many hours (60 minutes) of lessons Danish students need to reach various levels. These are also the levels that we require our international applicants to match.

Some programmes require a certain level in e.g. either math or business economics or managerial economics. Please note that in these cases you do not need to have received lessons in both subjects. Usually, a sufficient level of math will be enough for you to meet the requirements of the programme.

English

Subject: English
Level: B
Hours of instruction: 210

Math

Subject: Math
Level: B
Hours of instruction: 250

Subject: Math
Level: C
Hours of instruction: 125

Physics

Subject: Physics
Level: C
Hours of instruction: 75

Business Economics

Subject: Business Economics
Level: B
Hours of instruction: 225

Subject: Business Economics
Level: C
Hours of instruction: 75

Managerial Economics

Subject: Managerial Economics
Level: B
Hours of instruction: 225

Subject: Managerial Economics
Level: C
Hours of instruction: 75

English language requirements

At UCN you are expected to participate actively in class discussions along with group works and projects. You must also be able to write academic papers and take written and oral exams. Therefore, you must have a high level of English proficiency. 

This means that you are expected to have English language qualifications comparable to the English B level from the Danish upper secondary school (gymnasium). 

Which English tests does UCN accept?

All applicants holding a foreign entrance examination and will apply for English taught programmes must document their English language qualifications with one of the below mentioned English tests. 

IELTS

  • Overall score of minimum 6.5
     

TOEFL 

  • A minimum score of 83
  • UCN’s TOEFL code is 7294
     

Cambridge ESOL examinations

  • Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): grade C, B or A
  • Certificate of Proficiency (CPE): grade C, B or A
  • First Certificate: grade B or A
     

Oxford Online Placement Test

  • Overall score of minimum 75 and also a minimum score of 75 in each subtest
  • Please note that this test is only valid if taken via a UCN partner organisation
     

Other CEFR-comparable English tests with a borderline score of B2/C1

  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to document this level from a CEFR-validated English language course
     

Deadline For September intake

You must upload your test result by 15 March at 12 (noon) GMT+1 at the latest.


Deadline For February intake

You must upload your test result by 15 December at 12 (noon) GMT+1 at the latest. (Please note that if you are a non-EU citizen, then the application deadline is 1 November at 12 (noon) GMT+1.)
Do all applicants have to submit an English test?

Applicants who are exempted from submitting an English test

  • Applicants holding a Nordic/Duborg/International Baccalaureate (from the IB diploma programme/European Baccalaureate)  
  • ”Native speakers” with an English taught qualifying exam (including applicants with a qualifying examination from
    • USA
    • Canada
    • Australia
    • New Zealand
    • Great Britain
    • Scotland
    • Ireland

Please note that applicants with a qualifying examination from all other countries (including African and Asian countries, where the exam has been taught in English) must submit a test.

Entry Requirements - Danish B and C Level

Specific requirements and selection criteria

International office

Admission
- How to apply

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