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Entry requirements

To qualify for admission, you must have a relevant degree on a Bachelor's level. You are qualified for admission if you hold one of the following degrees:

  • BSc in Chemistry and Biotechnology from SDU
  • BEng in Chemical Engineering from SDU
  • BSc in Chemical Engineering from Aalborg University
  • BEng in Biotechnology (previously Bioprocess Technology) from Aarhus University 

You can also apply if you hold a similar, relevant degree within Science or Engineering. To be considered, your degree must include a minimum of:

  • 10 ECTS in Chemical engineering
  • 5 ECTS in Reactor design
  • 5 ECTS in Process and product design
  • 20 ECTS in General and analytical chemistry, organic and inorganic chemistry
  • 10 ECTS in Biotechnology, incl. Technical microbiology
  • 10 ECTS in Laboratory practice
  • 5 ECTS in Physical chemistry
  • 15 ECTS in Mathematic and physical models
  • 5 ECTS in Statistics

As part of your application, you must fill in and upload a form in which you state which subjects from your education you consider relevant in relation to the requirements mentioned above. You must upload the form to the application portal when you submit your application. Download the form here (.pdf).

Language requirements

The programme is taught in English. If your Bachelor’s degree is not from SDU, you are required to submit proof of your proficiency in English. See the English language requirements.

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:

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.

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 been admitted to the programme, or already are, then special rules may apply when you apply for admission.

Find the scenario that suits you and read more: Re-enrolment, transferring and change og programme

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 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.