Ordinance On Access To Master's Programmes At The Universities (Graduate Admission Notice)

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om adgang til kandidatuddannelser ved universiteterne (kandidatadgangsbekendtgørelsen)

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Overview (table of contents)



Chapter 1



The scope of the





Chapter 2



Admission requirements





Chapter 3



Absorption capacity





Chapter 4



Processing of the application





Chapter 5



Checking





Chapter 6



Other provisions



The full text of the notice on access to master's programmes at the universities (graduate admission notice)

Under section 1, paragraph 1, of the lov nr. 319 of 16. May 1990 on regulating access by higher education and section 8, paragraphs 1 and 2, article 9, paragraph 3, and section 34, paragraph 1, of the law on universities (University law), see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 367 of 25. March 2013, as amended by Act No. 898 of 4. July 2013, fixed: Chapter 1 scope § 1. The notice involves admission, admission, enrolment and leave by master degrees.

Chapter 2 entry requirements section 2. Access to a master's degree requires a relevant bachelor's degree, or other relevant Danish or foreign training at the same level. Admission requirements for the individual candidate education is evidenced by training curriculum.

(2). The tightening of entry requirements will be notified with at least 1 year before they take effect, see. However, section 6, paragraph 3, and article 7, paragraph 3.

(3). Evaluation of foreign degrees, see. paragraph 1 are carried out in accordance with the law on the evaluation of foreign educational qualifications etc.

§ 3. The University shall determine the admission requirements for the individual candidate education. The University shall also application and admission procedure, including time limits, and publishes information on its website.

Accountability on successful educational elements



§ 4. The applicant shall provide information on and seek credit for successful educational elements from all previous outstanding educational courses at the same level.

(2). The University lays down rules concerning disciplinary measures in case of supplying incorrect or deficient information about previously successful educational elements at the same level.

Recording on different basis



§ 5. The University can accept applicants on a master's degree on a basis other than those listed in section 2 of the set entry requirements, if the applicant has the professional qualifications which can equivalent, and the University determines that the applicant can implement training. The University may provide that the applicant shall at the latest before the start of their studies must pass additional tests. The University may also provide that the applicant shall implement additional educational activity after the recording, see. bekendtgørelse om bachelor-and master's programmes at the universities (Education Ordinance).

Requirements for language proficiency



§ 6. The University may, on the basis of a concrete, academic assessment, require foreign applicants or applicants with a foreign access basis, covered by §§ 2 and 2 a of the Act on Danish education for adult foreigners and others., at the latest before the start of their studies, must have passed the study test of Danish or have documented equivalent proficiency in Danish. For applicants with a foreign access basis, in accordance with the Act on Danish education for adult foreigners and others. cannot be set to the study test of Danish, University merely require the applicant no later than before the start of their studies must have documented equivalent proficiency in Danish.

(2). The University may require the study test of Danish is passed with a particular exam, or a minimum grade point average to individual or all subsamples is passed with a minimum rating which is higher than the grade 02.

(3). Requirements for Danish language skills, including when the study test of Danish, etc. must be carried out, must appear on the University's website. Fixing and tightening of requirements for Danish language skills must be announced with 2 years before they take effect.

§ 7. If a training or significant parts thereof are offered in English, the applicant must at the latest before the start of their studies demonstrate proficiency in English, corresponding to at least B-level, see. rules for upper secondary school education or for vocational education and training. The University may provide that applicants also must pass a specially organised trial.

(2). The University may determine that an applicant who does not have English at B-level, instead, can pass a test, there are specially organised by the University.

(3). Requirements for English proficiency, including when these must be documented, and what are the requirements to foreign samples, must appear on the University's website. Fixing and tightening of requirements for English proficiency must be announced with 2 years before they take effect.

Time limit for recording



§ 8. On the basis of the professional development in the qualifying bachelor's degree can the University curriculum for the master's degree programme in lay down rules about when the students last may seek admission to the master's degree after completing the bachelor's degree programme.

Chapter 3 Recording capacity § 9. The University determines in accordance with the rules of free yourself shoot, how many students it will record on the individual graduate program, see. However, § 10, unless the Ministry of Research, Innovation and higher education shall establish an annual ceiling for recording capacity, see. § 4 in the University law.

(2). On education with free record establishes the University admission capacity, taking into account the possibility of giving a sound research-based lessons with qualified teachers and adequate capacity building. The University must in addition take account of the fact that optagelsestallet is in compliance with society's needs for training within that subject area.

§ 10. A pass bachelor's degree at a University confers the right to admission to the master's degree, which is the natural superstructure of bachelor's education, field of study or disciplines, at the same University in direct extension of the completed bachelor's degree, see. However, section 11.

(2). The University provides the curriculum for each master's degree, the bachelor's degree at the University 1) qualifying for admission pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 2) which Bachelors degree programs at the University and in other universities who incidentally gives access to the master's degree.

(3). Rules laid down pursuant to paragraph 2, no. 2 must not rule out the possibility that students with a bachelor's degree from another University may be admitted to the masters course. The universities jointly, to ensure students on bachelor's degree programmes are informed about the possibilities for the choice of the relevant master degrees by own and other universities.

§ 11. Applicants who have completed a master's degree, may be included in a master's degree, if there are seats available.

(2). The University may grant a derogation from paragraph 1, if there are exceptional circumstances.

§ 12. Can the University of capacity reasons does not record all applicants on a master's degree, must be based on criteria that selection in advance is provided by the University, see. However, section 10, paragraph 1, and section 14.

(2). The University must apply professional criteria as selection criteria. Herein can enter into competitions, talks, etc., the University may not use age and draw as selection criteria.

(3). The University publishes on its website information on the access limitation and selection criteria at least 1 year before they take effect.

Chapter 4 Processing of application § 13. The University shall decide on the admission of the candidate in accordance with the rules set out in this notice.

(2). For applicants who are admitted to a master's degree, the University ensures that as soon as possible a decision on merit for successful educational elements from all previous outstanding educational courses at the same level, see. section 4, paragraph 1.

§ 14. On master's programmes offered in English, can reserve a number of university places for highly qualified applicants with a foreign degree, who needs a residence permit in order to participate in an education, and as the University assesses meets entry requirements. Application deadline and time of offer of a studio space for these applicants can lie earlier than for other applicants.

(2). The number of places allocated to applicants in accordance with paragraph 1, without prejudice to article. section 9, paragraph 1, shall be laid down in such a way as to ensure places for those candidates, 1) that do not require a residence permit and who either has the right to be admitted to the training referred to in article 6. section 10, paragraph 1, or is better qualified to be admitted to training than other candidates in accordance with paragraph 1, or 2) that need a residence permit, and who either has the right to be admitted to the training referred to in article 6. section 10, paragraph 1, or is assigned clearance or clearance with scholarship.

(3). The University publishes on its website the application and admission procedure, including time limits, as well as the time of the offer and refusal of a studio space in accordance with paragraph 1 and, where appropriate, requirements for confirmation of the offer.

Chapter 5 Checking § 15. The University enrolls the student in the appropriate study steps on training in one of the following categories: 1) master's degree.

2) Module, or any part thereof for the purpose of merit in other training.

3) visiting students in General.

(2). The University may lay down detailed rules on enrolment.

§ 16. The students cannot be enrolled in more than one full-time training at a time, see. However, section 15 (1) (8). 2 and 3.

(2). The University may grant a derogation from paragraph 1, if there are exceptional circumstances.


Study breaks, migration and genindskrivning, etc.



§ 17. A student who asks to switch to a new master's degree at the same University or at another University, must apply for admission in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance, except in the cases referred to in paragraph 2. The same applies to applicants who have previously been enrolled in a master's degree without having completed this, and who wish to be admitted to the same graduate program or a new master's degree at the same University or at another University.

(2). The applicant has passed the study elements, corresponding to the first year of the training which the applicant wishes to switch to or be admitted to, the applicant must apply for enrollment at that Studio steps on training. The University may, if there are exceptional circumstances, allow study breaks/recording is done by checking, even though the applicant has not passed study elements, corresponding to the first year.

(3). A student requesting a transfer to the same graduate program at another University, must apply for enrollment at that Studio steps on training.

(4). When applying for study breaks or recording by checking, see. paragraph 2, § 4 and § 13 (2) shall apply mutatis mutandis.

(5). Checking, see. (2) and (3) assumes that there are places available on training. Checking is done, incidentally, in the context of this notice, after the receiving University rules. The University may use the random draw if there are more applicants than there are available places.

Printing



§ 18. The University brings to an end the enrolment of students who 1) has implemented training, 2) is unable to continue training, because the person concerned has not passed additional education activity, as the University has demanded as a condition for inclusion, see. notice of examination and evaluation by university education (exam notice), 3) is unable to continue training, because the person concerned has exhausted its test trials, without prejudice. the examinations order, 4) is unable to continue training as a result of the education rules 5) arises out of the training, or 6) are permanently expelled from the University after the rules issued pursuant to section 14 of the University (9).

§ 19. Enrolment is terminated without prejudice. § 18, nr. 1, he may not seek admission or enrolment in the same training.

(2). Enrolment is terminated without prejudice. § 18, nr. 2-4, can the University allow the person concerned to seek recording and checking on the new regulation. However, section 11. Permission is granted, 1) where the University on the basis of a specific, professional assessment estimates that his opportunities to implement training is significantly improved, or 2) where training content is substantially changed.

(3). Enrolment is terminated without prejudice. § 18, nr. 5, he may search recording and checking on the new regulation. However, § 18, nr. 1-4, and section 11. Admission and enrolment, however, may not take place until 5 months after enrolment is brought to an end.

(4). Where the person concerned be admitted and enrolled in the new regulation. paragraphs 2 and 3, can not be taken for successful tests, unless they are outdated as a result of the education rules. The same is true when transferred to the same education at another University. Which exam attempts are exhausted, the University can give the student permission to new exam tests in accordance with the rules for that training.

§ 20. The University may lay down rules to the effect that the termination of enrolment for students who have not been Studio active in a continuous period of at least 1 year. The rules specify what is meant by student activity for training.

(2). The University may grant a derogation from its own Studio activity requirement, if there are exceptional circumstances.

§ 21. Students who have been announced in a semester, or where enrolment is terminated, sections of a semester or equivalent, see. section 19, paragraph 3, may not be in the same semester or equivalent participate in examinations or tests in the field of education.

Leave of absence



§ 22. Students can get a leave of absence from a training in accordance with the rules laid down by the University, see. However, section 23.

(2). Students can in the leave period should not attend classes within the concerned education. The student cannot participate in examinations or tests within the degree programme in the semester or equivalent, where the student has or has had leave of absence.

§ 23. A University may not grant students leave before he or she has completed the first half-year of study at the master's degree and have passed the tests in accordance with the curriculum is located on the first half-year of study, see. However, paragraphs 2 and 3.

(2). Applied for leave of absence must be communicated if it is warranted on the grounds of maternity, adoption or convening of conscript service, see. law on the armed forces ' personnel.

(3). Students draw a contract with the military to make himself available for the purpose of removal abroad, or who concludes a contract with the Defense about broadcast abroad, follow the rules in section 13 (b) of the law on the armed forces ' personnel.

(4). The University may grant a derogation from paragraph 1, if there are exceptional circumstances.

Chapter 6 Other provisions in section 24. By access to master's programmes offered in accordance with the rules on part-time training, this order applies to Chapter 2, without prejudice to other rules.

§ 25. Grades and grade point average after § 6, paragraph 2, are listed after the 7-step-scale, see. notice on the grading scale and the other judgement.

(2). Conversion of the average from the 13-point scale to 7-step-scale comes after conversion tables, as published on the entrance portal, www.optagelse.dk.

section 26. Agency for higher education may allow the University to waive the notice as part of the trials. At the same time lays down the duration of the experiment and the reporting form.

(2). Agency for higher education may dispense with the notice if there are exceptional circumstances.

§ 27. The University's decisions under this Ordinance may be brought before the Agency for higher education of the decision relates (the complainant), when the complaint relates to legal questions. The closing date for the submission of the complaint is 2 weeks from the day the decision is communicated to the complainant.

(2). The complaint shall be submitted to the University, which shall deliver its opinion. The complainant shall be given the opportunity to comment on the University's opinion within a time limit of at least 1 week. The University will send the complaint to the Agency attached to the opinion and the complainant's comments.

section 28. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. January 2014.

(2). § 4 and § 17 (4) has effect from summer inclusion in 2014.

(3). § 18, nr. 2, have effect from 1 January. September 2014.

section 29. Executive Order No. 241 of 11. March 2013 for access to master's programmes at the universities (graduate admission notice) is repealed.

(2). § 2, paragraph 3, of Decree No. 241 of 11. March 2013 for access to master's programmes at the universities (graduate admission notice) shall apply up to and including 31 December 2002. August 2014.

Ministry of Research, Innovation and higher education, the 16. December 2013 Morten Østergaard/Thomas Voigt Lund

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