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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) 3375 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 3375 EUR


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.

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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. 


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


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: 3.375 Euro
(2016 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.


Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 05

Campus Carlsberg


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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