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University College Copenhagen offers bachelor’s degree programmes, academy profession degree programmes, postgraduate studies and conducts applied research and development activities in welfare-sector subjects such as pedagogy, health, rehabilitation, welfare technology, management, teaching and social work. We also educate nurses, physiotherapists, psychomotor therapists, sign language interpreters and textile and handicraft designers.

With awareness of the ever-changing dynamics of a globalized world, University College Copenhagen looks towards the international community to seek partnerships and cooperation for exchange of knowledge and insight.

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Humletorvet 3
1799 København V
Denmark

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Childhood in a Nordic Perspective | Short-term programme 0,5

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 Copenhagen
Campus Campus
Duration 0,5
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 3375 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 3375 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.:
  • 20 ECTS: 2.250 Euro
  • 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.




Autumn

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Aug 21

Campus

Description

Welcome to UCC's Department of Social Education, North Zealand

 At Department of Social Education, North Zealand we see diversity as a strength. Therefore, when studying at our department you will meet teachers as well as fellow students with different backgrounds and experiences.

It is our ambition to provide you with an updated and professional training, which gives you the best conditions for your future professionel career as a social educator.

Study environment

The study programme takes place at University College UCC's campus situated in the heart of North Zealand - with room for more than 1,800 students and approximately 200 employees.

The campus provides a framework for five professional bachelor degree programmes, research and development and activities in the professional health- and educational field.

The campus is centrally located with only 5 minutes to the nearest station, Hilleroed, and a trip to the central part of Copenhagen takes only about 30 minutes.

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Global Nutrition and Health | Bachelor 3,5 years

Global Nutrition and Health

Bachelor of Global Nutrition and Health, 210 ECTS
Health care, social services, and care services

Institution University College Copenhagen
Campus Campus
Duration 3,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4500 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.phmetropol.dk/English/Bachelors+Degree+in+Global+Nutrition+and+Health

Description

The programme in Global Nutrition and Health focuses on the global challenges of health promotion and disease prevention on both a community and individual level.You learn to develop and implement policies and strategies that promote a healthy lifestyle among citizens on a national and international level. You also learn to independently plan, implement and evaluate tasks, projects and interventions that promote health and prevent disease.

Career Opportunities 

With a Bachelor's Degree in Global Nutrition and Health you have many global career opportunities.The Bachelor's Degree in Global Nutrition and Health offers you a wide range of competencies which can give you many opportunities in your future career in either a local, regional, or global perspective.

A multi-faceted approach
With a Bachelor's Degree in Global Nutrition and Health you will be qualified to work with a multi-faceted approach to solve very complex problems on the structural perspective in society or on the individual level. You will be qualified to work independently and in teams as well as in multicultural contexts in both private and public settings.  

Your competencies with a Public Health Nutrition & Food Policy specialisation
The specialisation is aimed at qualifying you to promote public health and food security through the implementation of comprehensive food and nutrition policies using communication, education and management strategies. You can work with individual citizens, communities and societies at a local, regional or global level.

Your competencies with a Lifestyle and Health specialisation
The specialisation is aimed at qualifying you to plan and carry out health promoting, disease preventing and motivating activities through communication, teaching and management relevant to the individual with the aim of a lasting improvement of lifestyle. In all activities you can incorporate relevant lifestyle factors such as eating habits, physical activity, weight management etc.

Admission 

The Bachelor's Degree Programme in Global Nutrition and Health welcomes students from all over the world. The programme has intake once a year with study start on 1 September. Induction activities run in the last week of August.
Read more about admission requirements

Read about the language requirements of Metropolitan University College

Apply directly at Metropolitan University College with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Metropolitan University College directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

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

Tuition

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside 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 located at http://en.fivu.dk/.

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. 


Autumn 2016 - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn 2016 - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01

Campus

Description

Welcome to UCC's Department of Social Education, North Zealand

 At Department of Social Education, North Zealand we see diversity as a strength. Therefore, when studying at our department you will meet teachers as well as fellow students with different backgrounds and experiences.

It is our ambition to provide you with an updated and professional training, which gives you the best conditions for your future professionel career as a social educator.

Study environment

The study programme takes place at University College UCC's campus situated in the heart of North Zealand - with room for more than 1,800 students and approximately 200 employees.

The campus provides a framework for five professional bachelor degree programmes, research and development and activities in the professional health- and educational field.

The campus is centrally located with only 5 minutes to the nearest station, Hilleroed, and a trip to the central part of Copenhagen takes only about 30 minutes.

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Myths, Fairy Tales and Legends in Education | Short-term programme 0,5

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 Copenhagen
Campus Campus
Duration 0,5
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 3375 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 3375 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: 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.




Spring

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 05

Campus

Description

Welcome to UCC's Department of Social Education, North Zealand

 At Department of Social Education, North Zealand we see diversity as a strength. Therefore, when studying at our department you will meet teachers as well as fellow students with different backgrounds and experiences.

It is our ambition to provide you with an updated and professional training, which gives you the best conditions for your future professionel career as a social educator.

Study environment

The study programme takes place at University College UCC's campus situated in the heart of North Zealand - with room for more than 1,800 students and approximately 200 employees.

The campus provides a framework for five professional bachelor degree programmes, research and development and activities in the professional health- and educational field.

The campus is centrally located with only 5 minutes to the nearest station, Hilleroed, and a trip to the central part of Copenhagen takes only about 30 minutes.

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Pedagogical Work with Children and Young People in a European Perspective | Short-term programme 0,5

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 Copenhagen
Campus Campus
Duration 0,5
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 3375 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 3375 EUR
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:
  • 20 ECTS: 2.250 Euro
  • 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.



Autumn

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 05

Spring

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 05

Campus

Description

Welcome to UCC's Department of Social Education, North Zealand

 At Department of Social Education, North Zealand we see diversity as a strength. Therefore, when studying at our department you will meet teachers as well as fellow students with different backgrounds and experiences.

It is our ambition to provide you with an updated and professional training, which gives you the best conditions for your future professionel career as a social educator.

Study environment

The study programme takes place at University College UCC's campus situated in the heart of North Zealand - with room for more than 1,800 students and approximately 200 employees.

The campus provides a framework for five professional bachelor degree programmes, research and development and activities in the professional health- and educational field.

The campus is centrally located with only 5 minutes to the nearest station, Hilleroed, and a trip to the central part of Copenhagen takes only about 30 minutes.

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People with Special Needs | Short-term programme 0,5 years

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 Copenhagen
Campus Campus
Duration 0,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 3375 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 3375 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:
  • 20 ECTS: 2.250 Euro
  • 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.






Spring

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 05

Autumn

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 04

Campus

Description

Welcome to UCC's Department of Social Education, North Zealand

 At Department of Social Education, North Zealand we see diversity as a strength. Therefore, when studying at our department you will meet teachers as well as fellow students with different backgrounds and experiences.

It is our ambition to provide you with an updated and professional training, which gives you the best conditions for your future professionel career as a social educator.

Study environment

The study programme takes place at University College UCC's campus situated in the heart of North Zealand - with room for more than 1,800 students and approximately 200 employees.

The campus provides a framework for five professional bachelor degree programmes, research and development and activities in the professional health- and educational field.

The campus is centrally located with only 5 minutes to the nearest station, Hilleroed, and a trip to the central part of Copenhagen takes only about 30 minutes.

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Teacher Education in English | Short-term programme 0,5

Teacher Education in English

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

Institution University College Copenhagen
Campus Campus
Duration 0,5
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4050 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 4050 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 autumn 2017. You can choose between several modules, including:

  • English Language Teaching: Digital literacy (we're working on the description)

  • 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: 4.050 Euro
    One 10 ECTS module: 1.350 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 28

    Spring

    Application date
    Oct 01
    Start date
    Feb 01

    Campus

    Description

    Welcome to UCC's Department of Social Education, North Zealand

     At Department of Social Education, North Zealand we see diversity as a strength. Therefore, when studying at our department you will meet teachers as well as fellow students with different backgrounds and experiences.

    It is our ambition to provide you with an updated and professional training, which gives you the best conditions for your future professionel career as a social educator.

    Study environment

    The study programme takes place at University College UCC's campus situated in the heart of North Zealand - with room for more than 1,800 students and approximately 200 employees.

    The campus provides a framework for five professional bachelor degree programmes, research and development and activities in the professional health- and educational field.

    The campus is centrally located with only 5 minutes to the nearest station, Hilleroed, and a trip to the central part of Copenhagen takes only about 30 minutes.

    Google Map
    Click for a larger map.
    Read more