Entry requirements

The application can be sent through quota 1, 2 or 3.

You have to fulfill the entry requirements no matter which quota you are applying for.


BSc in Engineering - Product development and innovation (17890)

Entry requirements

Are you applying for admission for the Bachelor of Science - Product Development and Innovation (17890) in 2018, you have to fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Qualifying examination
  2. Specific entry requirements:
  • English on intermediate level (Danish level B)
  • Mathematics on high level (Danish level A)
  • And one of the following combinations:
    • Physics - Danish B-level AND Chemistry - Danish C-level
    • Physics - Danish B-level AND Biotechnology - Danish A-level
    • Geoscience - Danish A-level AND Chemistry - Danish C-level

The courses have to be passed.

 You must fulfill the requirements regardless the quota you are applying for.

NB: Despite not having a qualifying examination, you can still apply for admission if you have passed one of the following:

If you not fulfill the entry requirements

You are able to take completion to meet the specific requirements. The courses have to be finished and passed and the diploma in our hands before 5 July, noon.

How to apply

Where to apply

To apply for admission, you have to upload an application via

The area number of the programme is 17890.

When to apply

Upload your application from 1 February on.

If your qualifying examination can be assessed in quota 1, you have to chances of getting admitted. If you meet the GPA, you get admitted via quota 1 even  if you have applied in another quota. The GPA is not known up front.

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Quota 1

All applicants with a Danish qualifying examination can apply in quota 1 and get assessed via their GPA.

Quota 2

All applicants from an EU country, with a foreign qualifying examination must apply in quota 2 and attend an aptitude test and possible further tests.

Application deadline is 15 March, noon.

If your grade point average is high enough and if it can be transferred to the Danish scale, your application will be assessed in quota 1, on equal terms with the Danish applicants. The Admission Office will decide which applications can be transferred to quota 1.

Quota 3

All applicants from a non-EU country with a foreign qualifying examination have to apply in quota 3 and attend an aptitude test and possible further tests.

Application deadline is 15 March, noon. 


After you have applied

You can check the status of your application and important messages on Admission SDU, like e.g.:

  • if enclosures/information for your application are missing
  • receive the notice for the aptitude test
  • confirm your attendance at the aptitude test
  • check out your result of the aptitue test
  • chek if you are admitted to SDU
  • confirm or reject the possible programme spot

You can log on the system with your NemID (only residents in Denmark) or the username and password which you receive shortly after the application deadline on 15 March.

Find more information on how to apply for admission and make sure that yo have followed the 7 mentioned steps before you have upload your application.


Admission test - quota 2

In 2018, the entrance examination in quota 2 for BSc. in Engineering - Product Development and Innovation (17890) consists of:

  • An aptitude test (uniTEST)
  • A personal mini interview (MMI)

Note, that you do not have to send a motivated application or a CV along with your application for the programme.

The academic assessment


The uniTEST will assess your general aptitude within the following areas:

  • Critical thinking
  • Quantitative thinking
  • Linguistic and cultural thinking
  • Interpersonnel interaction
  • Scientific thinking

The test covers 150 questions and lasts for 3,5 hours.

Read more about the aptitude test and check out its questions. 

MMI (Multiple Mini Interview) 

The purpose of the MMI is to match the expectations between you and the programme compared to what it is like to be an Engineering student and your motivation to study Engineering.

The MMI consists of two successive interviews, with a duration of approx. 10 minutes. Either a lecturer or another employee of the Engineering department will assess your academic and personal competences in relation to the Engineering programmes.

Each MMI-booth will have a main theme, e.g. expectations for the study programme or expectations for the future, etc.

You must attend one MMI, regardless the number of Engineering programmes you have applied for. The assessment of the MMI will cover all your applications within the Engineering sector.

Selection process

The selection of the applicants which get offered a spot at the programme is based on the overall assessment of the result of the uniTEST and the MMI. Both the result of the uniTEST and the MMI weighs 50/50.

Practical information about the aptitude test

Aptitude test (uniTEST):

The aptitude test takes place on 7 and 8 April 2018. Though, you only have to attend the test on one of the days.

Check out the practical information about the uniTEST. 


The MMI takes place on 26 May 2018.


Are you residing in Denmark when the test takes place, you have to attend the test personally at a SDU campus. 

Are you residing outside Denmark, you can attend the online version of the aptitude test via remote proctoring. To be able to attend the online version, special conditions must be fulfilled. The conditions are made public during winter.

Enrolment in 2018

Enrolment in 2018:

Programme spots 50
Quota 1/2 (%) To be announced later
Grade Point Average in 2018 To be announced later

Enrolment in 2017:

Programme spots 50
Quota 1/2 (%) 60/40
Grade Point Average in 2017 6,3



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