Admission

Requirements for:

General Admission Requirements

You must indicate in your application which study track you wish to follow and submit a draft study plan.

The common admission requirements are divided into three categories:

  • Degree requirements
  • Academic prerequisites
  • Language requirements

Admission Procedure

There is joint admission for the Nordic Master in Cold Climate Engineering. This means that all applications must be submitted through the DTU online application portal.

Practicalities about the admission procedure can be found here.

Motivation letter

All applicants must write a motivation letter with  a resume attached as part of the application. For the Land and Sea tracks the motivation letter must include a passage describing your expectations to spending one or more semesters in Greenland or Svalbard.

Degree Requirements

Students applying for the Nordic Master in Cold Climate Engineering must have obtained a Bachelor's (BSc) Degree corresponding to a minimum 180 ECTS credits.

Applicants with a Polytechnic (FI), Högskoleingeniör (SE) and Diplomingeniør (DK) degree may be considered and may be expected to do extra course work to qualify for the programme.

Students in their final year of their bachelor’s studies are eligible to apply, provided they complete their BSc by the start of the program.

Academic Prerequisites

For detailed academic prerequisites for each study track, please see the menu to the left.

English language requirements

TOEFL:

  • Paper-based: 580 (written section grade 4,5)
  • Computer-based test: 237 (essay writing grade 4,5)
  • Internet-based test: 92 (written section grade 22)

IELTS:

6.5, no section lower than 5.5 (only IELTS Academic Training accepted).

Cambridge Advanced English:

180

NB! The language tests must not be older than two years.

English language test exemptions: 

Documentation of an undergraduate degree or documentation of citizenship from one of the following countries: Australia, Canada (except Quebec), Great Britain, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, and USA.

Please note that applicants with an undergraduate degree from any other country must submit a language test (special exemptions apply for Nordic Citizens - please see below). 

Only for Nordic citizens:

Documentation from upper secondary school/high school that the English at high school level is comparable with the English B level in Denmark.

Please use this form to check.

Application Deadline

The application deadline 15 January 2018. Study start in autumn semester only.

http://www.coldclimate-master.org/Admission
14 DECEMBER 2017