Admission

Admission requirements and procedure for the Digital Concept Development programme at UCN

Start of term

The programme starts once a year in September.


Deadline for application

Deadline for the Digital Concept Development programme is 5 July at 12 (noon).


Study places

Start of term September 2018: UCN offers 17 study places on the programme.


The following AP Degrees will qualify you for admission

  • Design, Technology and Business (Graphics)
  • Multimedia Design and Communication
  • Computer Science
  • E-design
  • Marketing Management
  • Global Entrepreneurship and Virtual Design and Logistics
     

Selection criteria

If there are more candidates than available study places, we will focus on the following criteria:

  • Average grade from the qualifying education until and including the internship exam
  • A motivational letter
  • Study relevant work experience
     

About the motivational letter

You must write a motivational letter of minimum 1 and maximum 2 standard pages of 2400 keystrokes. You present your motivation to take the top-up program in digital concept development with arguments and relevant examples.

Your motivational letter must be based on the following topics:

  • Your goal in terms of studying a bachelor's degree.
  • How you immerse yourself academically and how you organise your time.
  • Your biggest professional achievement from your current education.
  • What can become your strength during the top-up?
  • Your consideration over having to work in project teams.
  • How would you like to contribute with your current professionalism? What considerations are you making to bring your qualifying education into play?

Within the allowed number of keystrokes, you are welcome to additional topics.

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
     
Please note that the result of your English test must not be more than two years old. You must upload your test result by 15 March at 12 (noon) GMT+1 at the latest.
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.

Contact Student Advisor

Birgitte Kjølner Hansen
Student Advisor

+45 72 69 15 44
bip@ucn.dk

Entry Requirements - Danish B and C Level

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