Admission Procedure for non-EU/non-EEA citizens

On this page citizens from non-EU countries as well as non-EEA countries will learn how to apply to this Top-up Bachelor Degree Programme at UCN

Applications for September 2018

You can apply for admission from 1 February.

How do I apply?

You can apply for admission from 1 February via a link on this page to an online application form for top-up programmes.

Deadline for application to the top-up programmes at UCN is 15 March at 12 (noon).

What should I upload?

Upload requirements

  1. A copy of your passport or ID card
  2. Transcript of records in English with ECTS points (the last 2 semesters' marks)
  3. Documentation of your English proficiency
  4. Documentation of your exams - translated into English and signed by a notary or similar authorized person (if you have a final diploma)
  5. Motivation letter – stating why you want to go to Denmark, why Aalborg/UCN and why the specific programme you apply for
  6. Curriculum of your degree programme containing the subjects that you have followed
  7. Contracts or/and recommendations from job experience, competitions, sport activities etc. All translated into English
  8. Recommendations from your teachers (in English)

Original documents

Please note that you must possess originals of all uploaded documents and that you must be able to present these originals to the International office at UCN on the first day of your studies.

Are you a student from another Danish university college?

If you have graduated from a Danish university college - or will graduate in June this year, then you have to upload the following documents:

  • Motivation letter
  • Transcript of records
What is the application deadline?

Deadline for application to the top-up programmes at UCN is 15 March at 12 (noon).

How do I get a student visa?

After you get admitted to a programme and pay the tuition fees for the first semester, UCN will begin the student visa procedures.

Please note that the processing time at the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration is 2 months.

Read more about student permits.

Should I pay an application fee?

If you are a non-EU/EEA student and need a study residence permit (study visa) in order to study at UCN, an application fee of EUR 100 applies. If you do not pay the fee, your application will not be processed.

Please visit the UCN webshop in order to make the payment.

The webshop will be active from February 1st and the deadline for payment of the application fee is March 15th 2017.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure that the amount has been received at UCN before the deadline.

Please send the payment receipt to maat@ucn.dk.

Reimbursement

If you are accepted for studies at UCN, we will deduct the application fee from the tuition fee for the 1st semester.

If you are not accepted, the application fee will not be reimbursed.

If UCN receives the application fee payment after the payment deadline, the application will not be processed and the fee will not be reimbursed.

Students applying through a UCN partner institution

If you are a non-EU/EEA student and are applying for a studies at UCN through a UCN partner institution, you do not have to pay an application fee. In this case you should send an email to maat@ucn.dk informing us which partner institution you are applying through.

When will I know if I am admitted?

All non-EU applicants who need a student residence permit in order to study in Denmark will receive admission response by June 1st.

 

Tuition

The tuition for the 1.5 year top-up-programme in Digital Concept Development.

When paying your tuition you need to know the bank details for UCN. Learn how to pay tuition.

What is the tuition?

Please note that there may be price increases.

Semester 1
6295 EUR
Semester 2
6295 EUR
Semester 3
3541 EUR
What is UCN’s refund policy?

REFUND POLICY

If the student does not obtain a student visa/study residence permit, the tuition fee will be refunded in full.

If the student informs UCN in writing that he/she wants to cancel his/her admission before 1 September, the tuition fee will be refunded, however, an administrative fee of 300 EUR applies, meaning that 300 EUR will be deducted from the tuition fee.

If the student wishes to withdraw from his/her studies up to one month after study start, only 80% of the tuition fee will be refunded.

If the student wishes to terminate his/her studies later than one month after study start, the student will not be eligible for a refund.

Please send an email to maat@ucn.dk if you have any refund policy questions.

 

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: If you are a non-EU citizen, you can only apply with either an IELTS or a TOEFL English test.
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 Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, 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 Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, 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. 107 of 27 January 2017 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

Magdalena Atanasova Mincheva
International Consultant

+45 72 69 13 52
maat@ucn.dk

Non-EU / non-EEA citizens

Entry Requirements - Danish B and C Level

Specific requirements and selection criteria

International office

Admission
- How to apply