University of Birmingham and Denmark

We have a long tradition of welcoming students from Denmark. There are currently 18 Danish students following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University.


Entry requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements. 

Birmingham Foundation Academy

For further information see the Birmingham Foundation Academy website.

Undergraduate

Holders of the Studentereksamen: Hojere Forberedelseseksamen (HF), Hojere Handelseksamen (HHX) or Hojere Teknisk Eksamen (HTX) with a minimum overall score of 10-11/13 (excellent or independent and excellent) will be considered for entry to the first year of our undergraduate degree programmes.

A*AA - AAB: 11 overall in the Studentereksamen
AAB - ABB: 10 overall in the Studentereksamen
* based on the new seven-point grade system

Specific subject requirements:
A*/A = 11
B = 10

In addition to the standard qualifications that we accept as proof of English language proficiency, students from Denmark who have obtained at least 10 in English in the Studentereksamen are considered to have satisfied the University’s English language requirements.

Postgraduate

Holders of a good Bachelor or Candidatus Philosophiae degree from a recognised Danish university, a good Professionbachelor/Eksamensbevis/Medium-cycle Higher Education diploma (from 2000) or a Diplomingeniør (formerly Teknikumingeniør) degree from a recognised Danish professional middle-cycle Higher Education institution, with a minimum GPA of 7-10 out of 12 (post 2007) or 8 out of 13 (pre 2007) for 2:1 equivalence, or 4-7 out of 12 (post 2007) or 7 out of 13 (pre 2007) for 2:2 equivalence, will be considered for entry to taught postgraduate programmes.

Holders of a good Candidatus Philosophiae from a recognised university with a minimum GPA of 7-10 out of 12 (post 2007) or 8 out of 13 (pre 2007, or a good Candidatus (second-level, long-cycle university degree, usually post 1995), will be considered for entry to postgraduate research programmes.

In addition to the standard qualifications that we accept as proof of English language proficiency, students from Denmark who have obtained at least 10 in English in the Studentereksamen are considered to have satisfied the University’s English language requirements.


English Language

You may be required to provide evidence of your English ability. Please view the entry requirements for specific programme requirements.

How to apply

How to apply video

Interested in applying? Find out more about how to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham by watching our video above!

Course Finder Database

Find an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Course

Find undergraduate and postgraduate courses by searching the course finder database. Here you can find out course modules, as well as contact details for course queries.

PG Funding Database

Postgraduate Funding Database

The University of Birmingham offers a range of postgraduate scholarships for students. You can search the latest funding opportunities using our postgraduate funding database.

Contact us

The University of Birmingham contact for Denmark is Stephen Allmark. To contact Stephen with your questions, please email eu@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Visits to Denmark

The Postgraduate Recruitment team, academic staff and current postgraduate students represent the University at postgraduate study and careers fairs across the UK and the EU. Find full details of our next visits.

British Council

The British Council has offices in many countries throughout the world which are able to provide you with advice about studying in the UK. Most offices also have an education library and internet facilities where you can consult university material. The British Council can also provide advice about funding opportunities.