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University College UCC

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UCC is situated in Copenhagen and Greater Copenhagen and offer professional bachelor's degrees in:
  • Social Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Nursing
  • Physiotherapy
  • Relaxation and Psychomotor Therapy
  • Textile and Handicraft Design
  • Danish Sign Language Interpretation.  
The full bachelor programmes are provided in Danish and courses in English are available.
The bachelor programmes consists of a theoretical and a practical component, and lasts 3½ or 4 years. The practical part always takes the form of an internship or a training period at a workplace.

We also offer a wide range of supplementary diplomas in the fields of teaching, pedagogy, health, organization and management, and we supply consulting services as well as tailored educational and development courses to schools, institutions, municipalities and businesses. Through research programmes and developmental projects, UCC helps graduates overcome some of the specific welfare challenges faced in their daily working lives.  

UCC has around 10,000 BA students, 5,500 postgraduate or supplementary students and 1,000 staff members. UCC was established i 2008 and is one of seven university colleges in Denmark.
 

STUDENT EXCHANGE

UCC welcomes students from all over the world. When applying for a course, please check whether your university has a bilateral agreement with UCC. In order to receive an official referral to study at UCC, please contact the International Office at your university. UCC is an Erasmus Charter institution.

THE UCC WAY OF STUDYING

At UCC, we adopt a democratic approach to learning, where teachers and students meet as equals. Our study method comprises lectures, self-study and group work. Students are expected to play an active role in the learning process and to participate in open discussions. Danish higher education promotes independent thinking, collaboration, analytical rigour and self-expression in an informal learning environment driven by the exchange of ideas.  

ACCOMMODATION

Students can apply for student accommodation at our Administration for Accommodation. Once your application for the course has been accepted, you will receive an accommodation application form.  

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Childhood in a Nordic Perspective

Childhood in a Nordic Perspective

Short-term programme of Childhood in a Nordic Perspective, 20 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Teacher's training

Institution University College UCC
Campus Campus Carlsberg
Duration 0,5
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 2300 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 2300 EUR
Website https://ucc.dk/international/study-ucc/what-can-i-study/study-social-education/social-education-english

Description

What is childhood from a Nordic perspective? Learn about experiential learning in Denmark and Norway. Discover how children learn through activities that integrate play, movement, nature and outdoor education and practise organising didactic courses and activities for children. The course includes field work and visits to the Norwegian landscape, which is viewed as a place for play and experiential learning.

The course is organised in collaboration with Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences.
The course will run from mid-August to mid-December. The basic course is 20 ECTS, with an optional add-on of 10 ECTS.

Read more about the course

Career opportunities

The course gives you experience and competency in learning through working with play, movement, nature and outdoor education and in organising didactic courses and activities for children as a part of your education.

About the Degree

This is an exchange programme aimed at UCC’s strategic partners. Hence we encourage you to contact the International Coordinator at your home institution to learn whether your institution has such an arrangement with UCC. 

Admission

Students must have completed 2 years at BA level before entering the course. The course is in English at BA level - documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English match this level. 
Read about the language requirements of UCC

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact University College UCC directly. 

Apply directly at University College Copenhagen with all relevant documentation.

A list of the most commonly recognised exams and diplomas can be found at the 
Danish Agency for Higher Education

Tuition

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. When applying for a course, please check whether your university has a bilateral agreement with UCC. In order to receive an official referral to study at UCC, please contact the International Office at your university. UCC is an Erasmus Charter institution.

Without an exchange programme there is a tuition fee of approx.:
30 ECTS: 3450 Euro
20 ECTS: 2300 Euro
(2015 price level)

For Further Information

See the Ministry of Higher Education and Science for more information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education. 

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in 
Guide to diploma recognition.

For information about the Danish educational system in general, see 
The Danish Higher Education System.




Autumn

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Aug 21

Campus Carlsberg

Description

Campus Carlsberg

Campus Carlsberg is UCC’s new campus in Copenhagen
UCC is establishing a modern, attractive campus that will open up in September 2016. The new campus enrolls approximately 10,000 students and is centrally located on the former grounds of the Carlsberg Brewery in close proximity to the Carlsberg S-train station.

Campus Carlsberg will become Denmark’s largest educational environment for teachers and social educators. We bring together our educational activities in order to strengthen interdisciplinary collaboration and to create a strong professional and specialised environment with an international profile. The new campus will give us the opportunity to develop engaging and attractive learning environments and strong professional communities that will work closely together with the fields of practice within UCC’s areas of expertise.

At Campus Carlsberg we offer professional bachelor degrees in Social Education, Teacher Education, Textile and Handicraft Design and Danish Sign Language Interpretation.

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Myths, Fairy Tales and Legends in Education

Myths, Fairy Tales and Legends in Education

Short-term programme of Myths, Fairy Tales and Legends in Education, 20 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Teacher's training

Institution University College UCC
Campus Campus Carlsberg
Duration 0,5
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 2875 EUR
Website https://ucc.dk/international/study-ucc/what-can-i-study/study-social-education/social-education-english

Description

How can we use fairy tales and legends in education? Lean about stories as cultural and artistic expressions and examine their use from a didactic perspective. Explore myths, fairy tales, sociological, religious and structural theories, drama, theatre, puppet-making, story-telling and creative writing.

This course includes visits and excursions and is organised in collaboration with Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences. The course will run from mid-August to mid-December; 6,5 weeks in Copenhagen and 6,5 weeks in Oslo. The basic course is 20 ECTS, with an optional add-on of 10 ECTS.

Read more about the course

Career opportunities

The course gives you competency in working creatively with music, art, drama etc., and you will learn about basic narrative patterns, so you will be able to use these in own productions as a part of your education. 

About the Degree

This is an exchange programme aimed at UCC’s strategic partners. Hence we encourage you to contact the International Coordinator at your home institution to learn whether your institution has such an arrangement with UCC. 

Admission

Students must have completed 2 years at BA level before entering the course. The course is in English at BA level - documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English match this level. 
Read about the language requirements of UCC

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact University College UCC directly. 

Apply directly at University College Copenhagen with all relevant documentation.

A list of the most commonly recognised exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Tuition

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. When applying for a course, please check whether your university has a bilateral agreement with UCC. In order to receive an official referral to study at UCC, please contact the International Office at your university. UCC is an Erasmus Charter institution.

Without an exchange programme there is a tuition fee of approx.
30 ECTS: 3450 Euro
20 ECTS: 2300 Euro
(2015 price level)

For Further Information

See the Ministry of Higher Education and Science for more information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education. 

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in 
Guide to diploma recognition.

For information about the Danish educational system in general, see 
The Danish Higher Education System.




Spring

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 05

Campus Carlsberg

Description

Campus Carlsberg

Campus Carlsberg is UCC’s new campus in Copenhagen
UCC is establishing a modern, attractive campus that will open up in September 2016. The new campus enrolls approximately 10,000 students and is centrally located on the former grounds of the Carlsberg Brewery in close proximity to the Carlsberg S-train station.

Campus Carlsberg will become Denmark’s largest educational environment for teachers and social educators. We bring together our educational activities in order to strengthen interdisciplinary collaboration and to create a strong professional and specialised environment with an international profile. The new campus will give us the opportunity to develop engaging and attractive learning environments and strong professional communities that will work closely together with the fields of practice within UCC’s areas of expertise.

At Campus Carlsberg we offer professional bachelor degrees in Social Education, Teacher Education, Textile and Handicraft Design and Danish Sign Language Interpretation.

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Pedagogical Work with Children and Young People in a European Perspective

Pedagogical Work with Children and Young People in a European Perspective

Short-term programme of Pedagogical Work with Children and Young People in a European Perspective, 20 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Teacher's training

Institution University College UCC
Campus Campus Carlsberg
Duration 0,5
Website https://ucc.dk/international/study-ucc/what-can-i-study/study-social-education/social-education-pedagogical-work

Description

What is Danish pedagogical work with children and young people? Learn about the Danish child-centered tradition for pedagogical work and the tradition of working with aesthetical and creative modes of expression. This course includes lectures, creative workshops, fieldwork and comparative pedagogical studies, all aimed at developing your intercultural understanding and competencies.

Read more about the course

Career opportunities

The course gives you experience and competency in conducting comparisons between different European countries within the field of social work. Furthermore, you will get an intercultural understanding and communication skills as a part of your education.

About the Degree

This is an exchange programme aimed at UCC’s strategic partners. Hence we encourage you to contact the International Coordinator at your home institution to learn whether your institution has such an arrangement with UCC. 

Admission

Students must have completed 2 years at BA level before entering the course. The course is in English at BA level - documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English match this level. 
Read about the language requirements of UCC

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact University College UCC directly. 

Apply directly at University College Copenhagen with all relevant documentation.

A list of the most commonly recognised exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Tuition

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students outside EU, EAA, or from Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. When applying for a course, please check whether your university has a bilateral agreement with UCC. In order to receive an official referral to study at UCC, please contact the International Office at your university. UCC is an Erasmus Charter institution.

Without an exchange programme there is a tuition fee of approx. 3450 Euro (2015 price level)

For Further Information

See the Ministry of Higher Education and Science for more information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education. 

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in 
Guide to diploma recognition.

For information about the Danish educational system in general, see 
The Danish Higher Education System.



Autumn

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 05

Spring

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 05

Campus Carlsberg

Description

Campus Carlsberg

Campus Carlsberg is UCC’s new campus in Copenhagen
UCC is establishing a modern, attractive campus that will open up in September 2016. The new campus enrolls approximately 10,000 students and is centrally located on the former grounds of the Carlsberg Brewery in close proximity to the Carlsberg S-train station.

Campus Carlsberg will become Denmark’s largest educational environment for teachers and social educators. We bring together our educational activities in order to strengthen interdisciplinary collaboration and to create a strong professional and specialised environment with an international profile. The new campus will give us the opportunity to develop engaging and attractive learning environments and strong professional communities that will work closely together with the fields of practice within UCC’s areas of expertise.

At Campus Carlsberg we offer professional bachelor degrees in Social Education, Teacher Education, Textile and Handicraft Design and Danish Sign Language Interpretation.

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People with Special Needs

People with Special Needs

Short-term programme of People with Special Needs, 30 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Teacher's training

Institution University College UCC
Campus Campus Carlsberg
Duration 0,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 3450 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 3450 EUR
Website https://ucc.dk/international/study-ucc/what-can-i-study/study-social-education/people-special

Description

Learn about the Danish tradition for professional work within the special needs area. Gain insight into and knowledge about different target groups, diagnoses and/or disabilities and different working methods. The course includes fieldwork and creative workshops.

Read more about the course

Career opportunities

The course gives you competency and experience in conducting comparisons between professional works within the special needs area in Denmark and other countries. Furthermore, you will develop skills in intercultural understanding and communication as a part of your education.

About the Degree

This is an exchange programme aimed at UCC’s strategic partners. Hence we encourage you to contact the International Coordinator at your home institution to learn whether your institution has such an arrangement with UCC. 

Admission

Students must have completed 2 years at BA level before entering the course. The course is in English at BA level - documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English match this level. 
Read about the language requirements of UCC

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact University College UCC directly. 

Apply directly at University College Copenhagen with all relevant documentation.

A list of the most commonly recognised exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Tuition

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. When applying for a course, please check whether your university has a bilateral agreement with UCC. In order to receive an official referral to study at UCC, please contact the International Office at your university. UCC is an Erasmus Charter institution.
Without an exchange programme there is a tuition fee of approx. 3450 Euro (2015 price level).

For Further Information

See the Ministry of Higher Education and Science for more information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education. 

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition.

For information about the Danish educational system in general, see The Danish Higher Education System.






Autumn

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 04

Spring

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 05

Campus Carlsberg

Description

Campus Carlsberg

Campus Carlsberg is UCC’s new campus in Copenhagen
UCC is establishing a modern, attractive campus that will open up in September 2016. The new campus enrolls approximately 10,000 students and is centrally located on the former grounds of the Carlsberg Brewery in close proximity to the Carlsberg S-train station.

Campus Carlsberg will become Denmark’s largest educational environment for teachers and social educators. We bring together our educational activities in order to strengthen interdisciplinary collaboration and to create a strong professional and specialised environment with an international profile. The new campus will give us the opportunity to develop engaging and attractive learning environments and strong professional communities that will work closely together with the fields of practice within UCC’s areas of expertise.

At Campus Carlsberg we offer professional bachelor degrees in Social Education, Teacher Education, Textile and Handicraft Design and Danish Sign Language Interpretation.

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Teacher Education in English

Teacher Education in English

Short-term programme of Teacher Education in English, 30 ECTS
Teacher's training

Institution University College UCC
Campus Campus Carlsberg
Duration 0,5
Website https://ucc.dk/international/study-ucc/what-can-i-study/study-teacher-education

Description

Learn about the Danish tradition for professional work within teaching. University College UCC offers students to combine three modules of 10 ECTS point each (Total: 30 ECTS) in autumn 2015. You can choose between several modules, including: 
Read more about the modules

Career opportunities
Your career opportunities will vary depending on which three modules you choose. With three combined modules, you will shape your own professional profile. 

About the Degree

This is an exchange programme aimed at UCC’s strategic partners. Hence we encourage you to contact the International Coordinator at your home institution to learn whether your institution has such an arrangement with UCC. 

Admission

Students must have completed 2 years at BA level before entering the course. The course is in English at BA level - documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English match this level. 
Read about the language requirements of UCC

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact University College UCC directly. 

Apply directly at University College Copenhagen with all relevant documentation.

A list of the most commonly recognised exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Tuition

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. When applying for a course, please check whether your university has a bilateral agreement with UCC. In order to receive an official referral to study at UCC, please contact the International Office at your university. UCC is an Erasmus Charter institution.

Without an exchange programme there is a tuition fee of approx.:
Three modules, 30 ECTS: 4200 Euro
One 10 ECTS module: 1400 Euro
(2015 price level)

For Further Information

See the Ministry of Higher Education and Science for more information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education. 

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in 
Guide to diploma recognition.

For information about the Danish educational system in general, see 
The Danish Higher Education System.




Campus Carlsberg

Description

Campus Carlsberg

Campus Carlsberg is UCC’s new campus in Copenhagen
UCC is establishing a modern, attractive campus that will open up in September 2016. The new campus enrolls approximately 10,000 students and is centrally located on the former grounds of the Carlsberg Brewery in close proximity to the Carlsberg S-train station.

Campus Carlsberg will become Denmark’s largest educational environment for teachers and social educators. We bring together our educational activities in order to strengthen interdisciplinary collaboration and to create a strong professional and specialised environment with an international profile. The new campus will give us the opportunity to develop engaging and attractive learning environments and strong professional communities that will work closely together with the fields of practice within UCC’s areas of expertise.

At Campus Carlsberg we offer professional bachelor degrees in Social Education, Teacher Education, Textile and Handicraft Design and Danish Sign Language Interpretation.

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Teacher Education in English

Teacher Education in English

Short-term programme of Teacher Education in English, 30 ECTS
Teacher's training

Institution University College UCC
Campus Campus Carlsberg
Duration 0,5
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4200 EUR
Website https://ucc.dk/international/study-ucc/what-can-i-study/study-teacher-education

Description

Learn about the Danish tradition for professional work within teaching. University College UCC offers students to combine three modules of 10 ECTS point each (Total: 30 ECTS) in spring 2016. You can choose between several modules, including:

  • Read more about the modules

  • Career opportunities

    Your career opportunities will vary depending on which three modules you choose. With three combined modules, you will shape your own professional profile. 

    About the Degree

    This is an exchange programme aimed at UCC’s strategic partners. Hence, we encourage you to contact the International Coordinator at your home institution to learn whether your institution has such an arrangement with UCC. 

    Admission

    Students must have completed 2 years at BA level before entering the course. The course is in English at BA level - documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English match this level. 
    Read about the language requirements of UCC

    To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact University College UCC directly. 

    Apply directly at University College Copenhagen with all relevant documentation.

    A list of the most commonly recognised exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

    Tuition

    Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. When applying for a course, please check whether your university has a bilateral agreement with UCC. In order to receive an official referral to study at UCC, please contact the International Office at your university. UCC is an Erasmus Charter institution.

    Without an exchange programme there is a tuition fee of approx.:
    Three modules, 30 ECTS: 4200 Euro
    One 10 ECTS module: 1400 Euro
    (2015 price level)

    For Further Information

    See the Ministry of Higher Education and Science for more information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education. 

    You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in 
    Guide to diploma recognition.

    For information about the Danish educational system in general, see 
    The Danish Higher Education System.



    Spring

    Application date
    Oct 01
    Start date
    Jan 22

    Autumn

    Application date
    May 01
    Start date
    Aug 21

    Campus Carlsberg

    Description

    Campus Carlsberg

    Campus Carlsberg is UCC’s new campus in Copenhagen
    UCC is establishing a modern, attractive campus that will open up in September 2016. The new campus enrolls approximately 10,000 students and is centrally located on the former grounds of the Carlsberg Brewery in close proximity to the Carlsberg S-train station.

    Campus Carlsberg will become Denmark’s largest educational environment for teachers and social educators. We bring together our educational activities in order to strengthen interdisciplinary collaboration and to create a strong professional and specialised environment with an international profile. The new campus will give us the opportunity to develop engaging and attractive learning environments and strong professional communities that will work closely together with the fields of practice within UCC’s areas of expertise.

    At Campus Carlsberg we offer professional bachelor degrees in Social Education, Teacher Education, Textile and Handicraft Design and Danish Sign Language Interpretation.

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