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 for a full bachelor degree programme at UCN

Applications for September 2018

You can apply for admission from 1 February.

How do I apply?

It is mandatory for all applicants to apply through the system known as the KOT system at optagelse.dk/admission. Here applicants will find a complete guide to the application portal.

Signature page(s)

Applicants must print the signatue page(s) and send them to admission@ucn.dk. Your application cannot be evaluated if we have not received your signature page(s) so it is very important that you do so. UCN does not accept the signature page(s) sent by ordinary post.

Please note that deadline for sending the signature page(s) is 15 March.

Click here for how to apply at optagelse.dk.

What should I upload?

Mandatory documents

  1. A copy of your passport or ID card
  2. Documentation of your exams – translated into English and signed by a notary or similar authorised person (if you do not have the final degree certificate yet, you need to attach your grades for the last 2 semesters)
  3. Transcript of records (your grades for the last 2 semesters)
  4. Verification form (PDF) - Applicants must verify subjects, hours of instruction (1 hour = 60 minutes) and grades during the final three years of upper secondary education.
  5. English test
  6. Motivation letter – stating why you want to go to Denmark, why you chose Aalborg/UCN and why you chose the specific programme you are applying for

Optional documents

  1. Contracts or/and recommendations of work experience, competitions, sport activities etc. All translated into English
  2. Recommendations from your teachers (translated into English)

Please upload the documents to www.optagelse.dk with your application.

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.

What is the application deadline?

Deadline for applicants with a foreign educational background: 15 March at 12 (noon)

Please note that you have to upload all the required documents on 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 2-year full-time AP Degree programme in Multimedia Design and Communication.

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
5840 EUR
Semester 2
5840 EUR
Semester 3
5840 EUR
Semester4
3314 EUR

 

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 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 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

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

IT Helpdesk

Admission
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