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University College Absalon International Honours Degree in Teaching
University College Absalon

International Honours Degree in Teaching

Vordingborg, Denmark

4 Years


Full time

Request application deadline *

Sep 2024

EUR 5,073 / per semester **


* Available seats will be announced on our webpage on 28 July each year

** Applicants who are citizens in an EU or EEA country have access to free higher education in Denmark and therefore do not need to pay tuition fee.


University College Absalon offers an international honours degree as part of the Danish Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Teacher Education.

The increased number of international schools worldwide is creating a high demand for teachers with intercultural competences. As a response to this demand, University College Absalon offers an honours degree with an international focus.

Why choose the International Honours Degree in Teaching?

The International Honours Degree is much more demanding, but it opens the door to extraordinary opportunities during and after your education:

You will get many opportunities to develop an international teaching profile, and you will gain practical experience via internships all along with your studies.

As an international student, you will get a unique opportunity to base your teacher education on Danish pedagogical traditions and principles

As part of an international program, your studies will be enriched by the diversity of your fellow students

Extra studies will be credited to your diploma

You will receive the honorary ’with distinction’ on your diploma if you complete the program within the allotted four years

You will have an attractive job profile for all internationally minded schools – in Denmark and across the world!

Selection process for the International Honours Programme?

In order to gain admission to the International Honours Degree you must apply and be accepted into the Danish Teacher Education programme in Vordingborg.

Once enrolled you need to fulfil both of the following two requirements:

  • You must have English qualifications at Danish level B, TOEFL-test with a score of at least 83 or an IELTS-test with a score of at least 6.5.
  • At the end of first semester, you must pass a special 3-hour admission test for the Honours Degree. The test evaluates your command of written English, as well as your ability to formulate a well-structured argument.

In order to graduate with honours you must

  1. Spend one semester studying abroad or have a teaching experience abroad
  2. Take three teaching subjects, of which English is mandatory
  3. Pass the special 3-hour admission test for the Honours Degree
  4. Gain 250 ECTS within the four years study window
  5. Study minors taught in Danish


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