MSc in Global Health > Admission
To apply for the MSc programme in Global Health you need to have a Bachelor degree in a field relevant to Global Health, possess skills within qualitative and quantitative methods, and prove your English language skills if English is not your mother tongue. These admission criteria are specified below.
- You must have completed your application by the deadline of 1 January or 1 April, respectively (see Application Deadlines below)
- You must complete your application online AND send the required certified documents via ordinary mail to the Admissions office, so that they are received within the deadline.
- If the relevant documentation is missing or incomplete, this can result in a possible rejection. Therefore, please follow the guidelines below closely.
Checklist – What is required from applicants?
- A Bachelor’s degree in a subject relevant to Global Health - Read more
- Passed courses/exams in qualitative and quantitative methods (incl. statistical methods) equivalent to a minimum of 10 ECTS in total - Read more
- Proof of English proficiency - Read more
- A motivational statement - Read more
- CV - Read more
- Documentation of your citizenship (e.g. copy of passport)
- Copy of your permanent residence permit in Denmark (if applicable)
- Hard copies of diplomas/certificates - Read more
All applications will be considered individually by the Board of Admission.
- 1 January for applicants with a citizenship outside EU/EEA. If admitted, you will need to apply for a residence permit in order to study in Denmark.
- 1 April for applicants with an EU/EEA citizenship or from Switzerland.
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You apply via the online application system.
The programme accepts a maximum of 30 students the first year. One third of the seats may be reserved for students from countries outside of the EU/EEA.
When selecting these students the Board of Admission will focus on academic achievements (grades and relevant course work) as well as the motivational statement.
Applicants who have applied by January 1 will receive notification by March 1. Applicants who have applied by April 1 will receive notification by July 1.
Do I meet the admission criteria?
Please notice that it is the responsibility of the applicants to document that they meet the admission criteria, so please follow the guidelines carefully. The staff at the Copenhagen School of Global Health administration is unable to determine in advance whether or not you are qualified for admission. A detailed individual academic assessment is only made by the Board of admission in connection with the round of admissions in January and April, respectively.
In accordance with national legislation, Danish universities must charge tuition fees from all non-EU/EEA full-degree students. The tuition fee amounts to DKK 125,000 per academic year (August-June); that is DKK 250,000 for the full programme.
In accordance with national legislation, students from EU/EEA countries or from Switzerland are not required to pay tuition.
All students have to pay for their own living expenses. For more information on living in Denmark and an estimate of living expenses and other useful information, please visit the Student Services website.
While the teaching, supervision, and academic expenses will be covered, students must bear the expenses connected with travel, insurance, food and lodging for the field trip themselves. Click here for more information on the field stay.