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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

To apply for a Master's programme in Economics and Business Administration, you need a relevant Bachelor's degree. The following degrees fulfill the entry requirements:

  • BSc in Economics and Business Administration from SDU - gives you a legal claim for admission
  • BSc in Economics and Business Administration from another Danish university
  • BSc in Economics (Business Economics line) from SDU

Furthermore, the following degrees may qualify for admission, depending on the specific courses you have followed. Read more about the requirements if you have studied:

Hold a similar degree, e.g. from another country?

You can also apply if you hold a similar Bachelor's degree including a minimum of 75 ECTS within the field of Economics and Business Administration, comprising at least 5 ECTS within each of the following subjects:

  • Microeconomics or Managerial Economics
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing
  • Organizational theory
  • Statistics
  • Methods for collection and analysis of data (statistics or other qualitative or quantitative methods, including mathematics or operations research/operations management. Data collection may be included to a minor extend)
  • Theory of Science and Scientific Methodology and Methods - this only applies if your degree is not from a university

English language requirements

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

See the English language requirements

Supplementing your degree

If you have a relevant degree, but lack one or a few specific courses, you may be able to follow a supplementary course. Read more about following supplementary courses when applying for the MSc in Economics and Business Administration.

Selection criteria

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

If there are more qualified applicants than study places, the following score system is used for selection of applicants without a legal claim:

  • 3 points for meeting the entry requirements in advance, i.e. not having to pass supplementary courses
  • 1 point for having passed 10 ECTS in marketing/consumer behaviour
  • 1 point for having passed 10 ECTS in organisational theory or strategy

Applicants are ranked based on their scores. If more applicants achieve the same score, a simple grade point average will be used for selection.

Application deadlines

The application deadlines for study start September 1st are:

  • February 1st for non EU/EEA citizens
  • March 1st for EU/EEA and Swiss citizens and applicants holding a Danish residence permit
Apply by March 1st for study start in September

Application deadline is February 1st for non-EU citizens.

Go to the application portal