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International Honours Degree in Teaching, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months


What is special about the International Honours Programme in Teaching offered by the University College Absalon?

The International Honours Programme is a teacher education programme. However, it is also much more:

  • You will have to become competent to teach English as an additional language, as well as mastering two other teaching subjects 
  • You will complete two special interdisciplinary modules
  • You will complete a special course on ‘General Education’ 
  • You will have to complete part of your programme abroad – either as teaching practice at a school or as studies at a higher education institution
  • You will be responsible to develop you teaching through the you a digital portfolio – and it will be the subject of special exam  

Why choose the International Honours Programme in Teaching?

The international honours programme 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
  • As an international student, you will get a unique opportunity to base your teacher education on Danish pedagogical traditions and principles
  • As part of international programme, 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 programme within the allotted four years
  • You will have an attractive job profile for all internationally minded schools – in Denmark and across the world!

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    250 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Danish
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • English module
  • Aesthetic Learning Processes
  • The pupil's language and development
  • General Education and cultural understanding
  • Research and Academic Working Methods
  • Teaching experience in DK
  • Teaching of bilingual pupils
  • Teaching subject or Study Abroad
  • General teaching competences
  • Special Education

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

The admission requirements for international students include one of the following certificates:

  • A Danish upper secondary school leaving certificate (STX, HF, HHX, HTX, EUX, GIF)
  • The Danish/French Baccalauréat (DFB)
  • The European Baccalaureate (EB)
  • The International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • The Option Internationale du Baccalauréat (OIB)
  • Another foreign qualifying examination certificate that can be equated with a Danish upper secondary school leaving certificate.


  • A grade average of minimum 7.0, on the Danish grading scale or a score from an interview of minimum 30 point.
  • English corresponding to Danish A-level.
  • Tuition Fee

    Living costs for Vordingborg

    • 5500 - 8500 DKK/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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