Foundation programme, admission requirements and enrolment

Foundation programme

Foundation programme is a mandatory one-year course, equivalent to 60 ECTS points (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System). The Foundation programme (1 year) is taught by our partner, HCMC University of Architecture.

Read about Foundation programme.

Admission requirements

Academic requirements 

Vietnamese students who would like to pursue a Bachelor in Architectural Technology and Construction Management (ATCM) have to complete General upper secondary education or International Baccalaureate (IB) to get into the programme. Those who do not achieve this kind of qualification have to attend a 1 year Foundation Programme at HCMC University of Architecture. Upon successful completion of Foundation Year, students are eligible to enter professional Danish Bachelor of Architectural Technology and Construction Management programme by University College of Northern Denmark (UCN).

English requirements

University College of Northern Denmark accepts following English tests from Vietnamese applicants.

  • IELTS overall grade of 6.0 with 5.5 in all subskills
  • TOEFL (iBT) with minimum score of 85
  • Online Oxford Placement test : B2 level ( minimum score of 75 in each of the subtests)

Required documents for admission

  • Application form
  • High School Diploma / High School Graduation Certificate
  • High School transcript
  • University Entrance Examination Score (if any)
  • IELTS / TOEFL (if any)
  • ID Card / Passport
  • CV
  • Photos
  • Application fee

For further information, please contact our recruitment manager.

Credit transfer

If you have previously completed higher education in full or in part and if you believe that it may replace parts of the study programme you are applying to, you may apply for credit transfer. In case you do get transfer credit for your previous studies, you will be exempt from parts of your studies with us. We award credit after having made a specific assessment of each individual applicant’s case. Read about credit transfer here.


September 2017


Should you have any questions regarding enrolment, admission requirements or other matters please contact:

Representative office of University College of Northern Denmark in Vietnam
Add: 3rd Floor, Kim Xuan Gia Tower, 43 - 45 Ho Tung Mau, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
Tel: +84 8 3821 0125
Hotline: +84 933 555 244


UCN Global Office

+84 8 3821 0215
Mrs Trương Thanh Tâm
International Training Centre, University of Architecture Ho Chi Minh City

+ 84 8 6290 7038
Ms Dzung Do
Recuitment Manager

+84 908 767 505

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