Admissions requirements

The general admission requirements for international students include one of the following international certificates:

  • A Danish upper secondary school leaving certificate (STX, HF, HHX, HTX, EUX, GIF)
  • The Danish/French Baccalauréat (DFB)
  • The European Baccalaureate (EB)
  • The International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • The Option Internationale du Baccalauréat (OIB)
  • Another foreign qualifying examination certificate that can be equated with a Danish upper secondary school leaving certificate.

All applicants with:

  • English: Corresponding to Danish B-level
  • A grade average of 7.0 (equivalent to ECTS grade C)
  • If your grade average is below 7.0 or have a foreign or international degree, you must apply by 15 March and attend an interview (face-to-face or Skype)

Other basis for admission.
If you do not fulfill the official admission requirements, but have other qualifications which can be ranked alongside, you can apply for admission with exceptional permission via individual competence assessment.

We will recommend you to enclose a curriculum vitae (CV) to your application.
Do not enclose a motivation letter to your application.

English language entry requirements

Information about how to document English language proficiency

All applicants must document English proficiency on a level equivalent to the Danish upper secoundary schools B-level, in order to qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Engineering in Biotechnology or the International Honours Degree in Teaching.

If you do not have a qualifying examination with passed English corresponding to Danish B-level, you can fulfill the English language entry requirements by passing and completing one of the following international English test:

  • TOEFL with a minimum score of 83
  • IELTS with a minimum score of 6,5

The test result must not be older than two years from the applications deadline. The application deadline for foreign applicants is the 15th of Marts (Noon).

Information about the tests and how to register, please visit their website:

Application deadlines

15 March at 12.00 noon

  • Application deadline for all quota 2 applicants
  • Application deadline for all applicants with an international entry examination; including applicants holding an International Baccalaureate
  • Application deadline and documentation deadline for all quota 3 applicants
  • Deadline for submitting documentation for quota 2 assessment on www.optagelse.dk. Documentation for supplementary subjects or other relevant documentation which is not finished before the 15 March can be uploaded to your application at www.optagelse.dk until 5 July at 12:00 noon.

5 July at 12.00 noon

  • Application deadline for quota 1 applicants (only applicable to applicants holding a Danish entry examination)
  • Final documentation deadline for quota 1 and quota 2 applicants (documentation deadline for quota 3 applicants is 15 March)

Danish Language REQUIREMENTS

It is not required that you speak Danish when you apply for the course. However we recommend that you attend a Danish course after you have started.

For more information about the programme, admission requirements or application procedure please contact our teacher education in Vordingborg: Honoursdegree@pha.dk

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