Denmark

Please note: This information is provided as a guide only. Some courses may have specialised entry requirements that are listed on the relevant course page. Please check for any additional subject/course specific requirements before submitting your application.

Academic entry requirements

Type of course

Qualification/grade

Undergraduate

Any one of the following qualifications:

  • Studentereksamen/Hojere Forberedeseekssamen (HF)
  • Hojere Handelseksamen (HHX)
  • IBB (International Business Baccalaureat, a Danish state approved version of the HHX)
  • Diplomingenior (previously Teknikum Ingenior)

You will need the following grades:

  • new Danish grading scale (post-2007): average grade of 7 or above out of 12
  • old Danish grading scale (pre-2007): average grade of 8 or above out of 13
Extended degree (four years, including a foundation year) Students who fall slightly below the standard requirements for an undergraduate course may be considered for an available or appropriate extended degree programme.
Postgraduate

Any one of the following qualifications:

  • bachelor's degree
  • Cand Phil
  • Danish master's degree

You will need the following grades:

  • new Danish grading scale (post-2007): grade 7 or above out of 12
  • old Danish grading scale (pre-2007): grade 9 or above out of 13
International Foundation Programme

Any one of the following qualifications:

  • Studentereksamen/Hojere Forberedeseekssamen (HF)
  • Hojere Handelseksamen (HHX)
  • IBB (International Business Baccalaureat, a Danish state approved version of the HHX)

You will need the following grades:

  • post-March 2007: minimum aggregate grade of 2
  • pre-March 2007: minimum aggregate grade of 6

Mathematics and English requirements

Subject

Qualification/grade

English

Bachelor's: English at Upper Secondary level with a grade 7 or above out of 12 (post 2007) or grade 9 or above out of 13 (before 2007)

Master's: if three of their undergraduate courses have been taught and assessed in English and if they have obtained an average grade of at least 7 out of 12 (post 2007) or an average of 9 out of 13 (pre-2007)

Non-EEA nationals who require a Tier 4 student visa must provide a Secured English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS or Pearson PTE Academic qualification. Please see our English language requirements.

Mathematics (if applicable to your course)

Studentereksamen (or other high school leaving exams as in the undergraduate section above) with a minimum grade of 2 (post-2007) or 6 (pre-2007)

 

Additional information

‌NARIC and accreditation

UK NARIC offers a variety of services on the comparability of qualifications from overseas. These services have been designed to help migrants coming to the UK to work or study and who are applying through the UK’s points based system for immigration. Take a look at the Statement of Comparability from NARIC. 

Providing your qualifications

Please be sure you're able to provide copies of official certificates of any qualifications you have taken when you make your application (please do not send us your original certificates)If any of your certificates or supporting documents (transcripts) are in a non-English language you will need to provide certified English translations alongside any official copies.