Admission

Admission requirements and procedure for the Software Development programme at UCN

Start of term

The programme starts in February. You can apply for admission from 1 October and deadline for application is 15 December at 12 (noon) CET+1.


Study places

Start of term February 2019: UCN offers 20 study places on the Software Development programme.


Admission requirements

AP degree in Computer Science or equivalent higher educational background + a high level in mathematics. An English proficiency corresponding to Danish B-level.

Selection criteria

If the AP Computer Science programme is completed, then the formal admission requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree in software development are met.
If, for reasons of capacity, not all applicants are admitted to the programme, the applicants will be prioritized by the following criteria’s: 

RULES APPLYING FOR THE INTAKE

Applications are assessed based on the following criteria (order is not prioritized):

  • The grade from your qualifying exam (Computer science)
  • The grade average from your Programming exam, your System development exam and your specialisation exam
  • Your previous experience relevant to the study programme

 

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

Pearson PTE Academic

  • A minimum score of 58

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
     

Deadline For September intake

You must upload your test result by 15 March at 12 (noon) GMT+1 at the latest.


Deadline For February intake

You must upload your test result by 15 December at 12 (noon) GMT+1 at the latest. (Please note that if you are a non-EU citizen, then the application deadline is 1 November at 12 (noon) GMT+1.)
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.

Student Advisor

Finn Ebertsen Nordbjerg
Student Advisor

+45 72 69 15 63
fen@ucn.dk