Passing a university BA gives the candidate the right to be admitted to the MA that builds upon the subject area/areas of the BA in question, at the same university and in direct continuation of the completed BA.
The MA in International Business Communication and Communication Design builds upon the
- BA in Modern Languages and Intercultural Communication.
The following BA programs at the University of Southern Denmark and other universities also qualify for admission:
- BA in international business communication (with the relevant foreign language)
Subject to approval by the University of Southern Denmark, admission is also possible for persons who have acquired corresponding qualifications via other study programs. In order to be admitted on such terms, the student will have to demonstrate the following:
- BA level competence in international business communication in the relevant foreign language corresponding to a minimum of 40 ECTS, including
- a minimum of 15 ECTS of methodical and analytical competences within the relevant foreign language
Apart from fulfilling the requirements in respect of a foreign language at BA level mentioned above, applicants for Danish and German are expected to master a source language, i.e. a language on which translation tasks can be based. Possible source languages comprise German, Danish, and English. In order to be admitted to the MA course, applicants must master the language in question at the upper secondary level A (or corresponding level):
- Applicants for German as a foreign language: source language Danish (or any other Scandinavian language) or English (for further information see below)
- Applicants for Danish as a foreign language: source language German or English (for further information see below)
Further, the applicants for German or Danish must demonstrate English language skills corresponding to B-level as a minimum, cf. Ministerial Order on admission to BA and Master level university studies (the Admission Order).
- Applicant for English as a foreign language: no further source language required, except English (see below)
NOTICE LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS (SOURCE LANGUAGE):
All applicants must meet the language requirements of the program to be eligible to be offered a place. The applicants must be proficient in English and Danish or German. The language requirements can be satisfied in a number of ways, including:
For English as source language (see above):
1. Native speaker or
2. IELTS Academic test (http://www.ielts.org/default.aspx) wíth an average score of 7.0 or
3. Satisfactory completion of undergraduate studies (BA) in English Studies or English Language and Linguistics or
4. Satisfactory completion of at least 9 years of formal English foreign language instruction at secondary school level.
For Danish as source language (see above):
1. Native speaker or
2. Studieprøven (http://www.alte.org/members/danish/index.php) or
3. Satisfactory completion of undergraduate studies (BA) in Nordic Studies (Danish, Swedish, or Norwegian) or
4. Satisfactory completion of at least 9 years of formal Danish foreign language instruction at secondary school level (A-niveau).
International applicants may find information on Danish language courses at the official website of Denmark (http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/Integration/informationguide/learning_danish/learning_danish.htm) and at the Danish embassies in their countries.
For German as source language (see above):
1. Native speaker or
2. Test-DaF (http://www.testdaf.de/index.php) with an overall score between TDN 16 and TDN 20 or
3. Deutschprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH) with an overall score of DSH-2 or DSH-3 or
4. Satisfactory completion of undergraduate studies (BA) in German Studies or German Language and Linguistics or
5. Satisfactory completion of at least 9 years of formal German foreign language instruction at secondary school level.
International applicants may find information on German language courses at the local Goethe Institutes (http://www.goethe.de/ins/wwt/sta/enindex.htm) or the German embassies in their countries.