Requirements

Portfolio requirements

NEW: PLEASE NOTE THAT THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PORTFOLIO FORMAT IS CHANGED FOR THE 2018 ADMISSIONS: As of 2018, we require you to send your portfolio in a single pdf file. A template is soon to be launched.

Formal requirements for Danish students: Bachelor in Animation

Danish students need:
  • Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (STX, HF, HHX, HTX, EUX) or EUD in Digital Media
  • English B-level.
Please, also observe the rule on applying for a degree on same level. See here

Formal requirements for Danish students: Bachelor in Graphic Storytelling

Danish students need
  • Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (STX, HF, HHX, HTX, EUX) or EUD: Grafisk tekniker or Mediegrafiker
  • English B-level.

Please, also observe the rule on applying for a degree on same level. See here.

Formal requirements for non-Danish applicants:

  • Proof of upper secondary education
  • You must send proof of your upper secondary exam (highschool, bachelaureate, IB or similar). The diploma must not be translated from the original language.
  • Proof of other education and courses. Read more here.
  • Documentation of your current English language level.
    If English is not your first language, you will need to provide documentation of your English language level. VIA University College requires that you have an English level of B2 or higher (According to Common European Frame of Reference).

    As documentation, we accept the following internationally recognized language tests and minimum test score:

    IELTS:
    An average band score of 6.0

    TOEFL Internet-based:
    80

    TOEFL Paper-based:
    550

    Cambridge ESOL tests:
    CAE, 176 overall on the Cambridge English scale
    FCE, 180 overall on the Cambridge English scale

    IB (International Baccalaureate):
    Group 1: All grades
    Group 2: English B HL, all grades
    English B SL, minimum grade 5


Please be aware that your test scores are only valid for 2 years after the test date.

Applicants who are native speakers or have proof of secondary school education from the UK, Australia, the USA, Canada and New Zealand are exempt from the English language admission requirements.

Applicants from Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland do not need to be tested in English for the English speaking study programmes. Their high school diploma will be converted to Danish grade levels and they will then be assessed and admitted according to the requirements for Danish applicants.