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Admission to Bachelor's supplementary subjects

Admission to Bachelor's supplementary subjects

Admission requirements

To be eligible for admission to a Bachelor’s supplementary subject, it must be possible to combine your central subject with a supplementary subject. You will find information about this in the academic regulations for your central subject. If you are enrolled at a different university than Aarhus University, your home university must approve the inclusion of a supplementary subject at Aarhus University in your degree programme.

In addition, you must also meet the general admission requirements. Please be aware that you are responsible for ensuring that Aarhus University receives all of the relevant information regarding your fulfilment of the admissions requirements, and that you are responsible for uploading all relevant documentation in connection with your digital application.

You can see an overview over supplementary subjects offered in English at Aarhus University by going to the supplementary subject home page, and choosing 'English' under 'Language' in the search engine.

General guidelines for admission requirements

The ECTS requirement

To be admitted to a supplementary subject, you must have earned a minimum of 60 ECTS credits (excluding introductory courses on language programmes) by 15 April.

Applicants from Aarhus University are not required to upload documentation for subjects they have passed if all of the exams passed are registered in Aarhus University’s online self-service system.

If you wish to apply for an exemption from the ECTS requirement, you must apply to the board of studies for the supplementary subject for an exemption. You cannot apply for an exemption through the self-service system. Instead, you should contact the relevant board of studies by email.

NOTE! Please note that you cannot take a supplementary subject in the same field as your central subject. See the non-permissible combinations of subjects in the section below. 

Non-permissible combinations of subjects

You are not allowed to take a supplementary subject in the same field as your central subject. The general rule is that you may not chose a Bachelor’s supplementary subject with the same title as your central subject. For example, if English is your central subject, you are not allowed to take a Bachelor’s supplementary subject in English.

If you are enrolled in the cognitive science programme as your central subject, you cannot take a Bachelor’s supplementary subject in cognitive semiotics.