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Teacher Education Programme/Bachelor of Education

Bachelor of Education, 240 ECTS
Teacher's training

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus University College of Northern Denmark
Duration 4 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 3500 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR

Is your passion to teach in a multicultural classroom? Would you like to develop specific competences within language learning and intercultural understanding?

The international profile of the Bachelor of Education programme might just be the right choice for you, if you are looking for a teacher training programme with in international perspective offering international career opportunities.

The Bachelor of Education programme is a 4- year BA programme and the objective of the programme is to train teachers for the primary and lower secondary schools and to provide students with a basis for further training.

The English taught international profile offered at UCN is especially targeted at international exchange students and international students pursuing a teaching career in Denmark.

At the international profile of the BA of Education programme you will meet a teacher training programme with an international perspective and emphasis. The aim of the international profile is to educate teachers who have specific competencies within language, culture and international cooperation and who will be able to develop and facilitate the international dimension of the classroom.

The BA programme mixes instruction in school subjects and educational theories with practical experiences of teaching.

The teaching atmosphere is informal and rooted in dialogue-based teaching combining theory and practice. Students are expected to play an active role and develop a critical and analytical approach to their acquired competences.

Students will acquire intercultural communication and research skills and they will develop skills to facilitate international cooperation.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be qualified to work in the Danish public school system, in international schools in Denmark and in Europe or in schools with international profiles. Graduates will also be specifically qualified to work with multicultural aspects of teaching and classroom management.

About the Degree

At the international profile of the BA of Education programme the language of instruction is English the first two years of the programme.

On years three and four of the programme the language of instruction will be Danish. This means that students will follow the Danish taught modules together with the Danish students. On year 3 we expect that you have acquired the required language proficiency to follow the courses taught in Danish.
Language Center Aalborg offers intensive language courses for international students. Please contact the language center as special terms may apply.

As an integrated part of the international profile you will have 6 weeks of international teaching practice in a public or private school abroad.


Specific language requirements apply to the programme. Please find the admission requirements on our

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

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

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application
procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be found at

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

About the Educational System in general visit the section
The Danish Higher Education System


Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Aug 15

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