Admission

Admission requirements and procedure for the Web Development programme at UCN

Start of term

This programme starts once a year in September.


Study places

Start of term September 2018: UCN offers 16 study places on the programme.


Specific admission requirements

Either of the following AP Degrees will give you access to the programme, however, you may also apply for admittance on the grounds of another relevant education as well as high level in mathematics.

  • Computer Science
  • Multimedia Design and Communication

However, if you do not have one of the abovementioned qualifying degrees,  but have qualifications equivalent to them (e.g. another relevant professional AP degree), you can apply for dispensation in the form of a Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR).

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.

Selection criteria

If the number of applicants is higher than the number of available places, we will consider your subject-relevant, general and special qualifications with particular attention to the following criteria (in no particular order):

  • The grades of your qualifying exam (Computer Science or Multimedia Design and Communication)
  • Your prior experience of relevance to the study programme
  • Your personal statement of motivation including skills in programming

Student Advisor

Line Helverskov Horn
Student Advisor

+45 72 69 15 58
lihh@ucn.dk

Entry Requirements - Danish B and C Level

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