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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

To apply for the Master's programme in degree in Web Communication Design you need a relevant Bachelor's degree. 
You can apply if you hold one of the following Bachelor degrees:

  • Bachelor degree programme in International Business Communication with English, IT and Web Communication from SDU - gives you a legal claim for admission
  • Bachelor degree in Information Science, Information Technology and Interaction Design (previously the bachelor degree programme in Information and Communication Science) from SDU - gives you a legal claim for admission
  • Bachelor degree in Library Science and Knowledge Communication from SDU - gives you a legal claim for admission
  • Humanities
  • Social sciences
  • A relevant professional bachelor's degree, e.g. web developer, software developer, business language and IT-based marketing communication, school teacher, nurse, educator, social worker

IT knowledge

You are expected to have basic knowledge of HTML and CSS before you commence the programme. This may be from courses in your Bachelor's, but it is also possible to obtain this knowledge through online tutorials, e.g.

English language requirements

The programme is taught in English. Therefore, you are required to submit proof of your proficiency in English unless your Bachelor's gives you a legal claim for admission. See the English language requirements.

Statement of academic interest

As a part of your application, you must include a statement of academic interest in English, which contains the following:

  • Account of the relevance of your Bachelor’s degree in regard to the Master’s programme
  • Account of the relevance of any occupational experience in regard to the Master’s programme
  • Account of the relevance of other experience in regard to the Master’s programme
  • Account of the knowledge you have about certain areas with relevance to the Master’s programme

The statement of academic interest must not exceed 2 pages.

Selection criteria

There is a limited number of study places in the programme.

If there are more qualified applicants than study places, the following criteria are used for the selection of applicants without a legal claim. Each criterion is weighted 50%.

  • The grade point average of your qualifying degree

    - If the degree is not completed at the time of application, the grade point average is calculated based on the courses passed at the time of application.

  • Statement of academic interest 

As a bachelor's student at SDU, you can apply for permission to follow up to 30 ECTS Master's level courses even though you have yet to complete your Bachelor's degree.

You can be granted permission if you have the necessary academic qualifications. The progression of your Bachelor’s programme is crucial to the outcome of your application.

Check to see whether you fulfil the conditions

By choosing your faculty below you can see which conditions you generally must fulfil to be permitted to take Master’s level courses. Please acquaint yourself with the rules before you apply for permission since you must indicate in your application whether you fulfil the conditions or not. Read more here.

If you have previously studied at the program, or if you already do, then special rules may apply when you apply for admission.

You can see which rules may apply for you and what to do on the page: Studied in a Master's programme before?

Have you completed a Master's programme?

If you've already obtained a Master's degree, you can only be admitted to a new programme if there are vacant study places in the programme.

Learn more about the rule and the possibility to apply for exemption

Have you completed another type of study programme?

As long as you do not hold a Master's degree, you are free to apply for admission to a new programme.


Study start

1. September

Study location


Language of instruction


Application deadlines

Study start 1. September:

  • 1. February for non-EU/EEA citizens
  • 1. March for EU/EEA and Swiss citizens and applicants holding a Danish residence permit 

Last Updated 02.09.2021