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:
- International Sales and Marketing
- Professional Bachelor's in Finance
- Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
- BA.Negot, BA. Int or Market and Management Anthropology
- Design Culture and Economics or European Studies
- Economics, Mathematics-Economics or Business Administration and Commercial Law
- Manufacturing Engineering and Management or Global Management Manufacturing
- Business Economics and IT or Value Chain Management
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
- Corporate Finance
- Organizational theory
- 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.
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.
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 needing supplementary courses
- 1 point for 15 ECTS in quantitative analysis
- 1 point for having passed 10 ECTS in marketing/consumer behaviour
Applicants are ranked based on their scores. If more applicants achieve the same score, a simple grade point average will be used for selection.
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
The application deadlines for study start February 1st are:
- September 1st for non EU/EEA citizens
- October 15th for EU/EEA and Swiss citizens and applicants holding a Danish residence permit