Level 7

This page describes the learning outcomes that are expected of a learner who successfully completes a qualification at level 7. You will also find a link to courses leading to level 7 and examples of qualifications at this level.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

  • Must have knowledge within one or more fields of study that, in selected fields, is based on the highest international research within a field of study.

  • Must able to understand and, on a scientific basis, reflect on the knowledge of the field/fields of study and be able to identify scientific issues.

Skills

  • Must master the scientific methodologies and tools of the field/fields of study as well as master general skills related to work within the field/fields of study.

  • Must be able to assess and select from among the scientific theories, methodologies, tools and general skills of the field/fields of study and to set up new models of analysis and problem solving on a scientific basis.

  • Must be able to communicate research-based knowledge and discuss professional and scientific issues with both academic peers and non-specialists.

Competence

  • Must be able to manage work and development situations that are complex, unpredictable and require new solutions.

  • Must able to independently initiate and implement professional and interdisciplinary cooperation and take on professional responsibility.

  • Must be able to independently take responsibility for own professional development and specialisation.


European level

This level corresponds to level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).


Courses leading to Level 7

On the website UddannelsesGuiden (the Education Guide) – ug.dk – you can find information about the individual education programmes:


Examples of qualifications at level 7

Master’s degree (Candidatus)

Certificate/degree

The degree documents that a person has obtained a qualification as a Master (Candidatus). The aim of the Candidatus study programme is to develop the student’s academic knowledge and ability and to raise the theoretical and methodological qualifications, competences and independence in relation to bachelor level.

In addition, the study programme enables the student to go into depth by applying the advanced elements in the disciplines and methods of the study, including training in academic work and method.

Employment and further education

The Master’s (Candidatus) degree qualifies the student for specialised vocational functions, for participation in academic development work and for further education, including the PhD programme.

How is the degree obtained?

The degree is obtained by successfully completing a Bachelor study programme.

Admission: Admission to the Master’s (Candidatus) programmes requires a relevant bachelor qualification or other relevant Danish or a non-Danish qualification at the same level.

Who can award the degree?

The degree is awarded by the universities

Master degree (within adult further education)

Certificate/degree

The degree documents that a person has obtained a qualification as Master (within adult further education). The Master’s programme provides the students who have practical professional experience and a previous educational background with a research-based further education in a specialised area or in a broader perspective on an academic or multi-disciplinary field.

In addition, the study programme provides the student with knowledge, skills and competence that qualify him/her to undertake highly qualified functions in enterprises, institutions etc. The individual Master’s programme is to ensure that students are capable of applying the academic methods and concepts of the field.

Employment and further education

By developing professional and personal competences on an academic basis, the master’s degree is to qualify adults to be in a position to undertake highly qualified functions in enterprises, institutions etc.

How is the degree obtained?

The degree is obtained by completing and passing a Master’s study programme.

Admission: Admission to the Master’s study programme requires at minimum:

A relevant bachelor qualification, a relevant professional bachelor qualification, a relevant medium-cycle qualification, a relevant diploma qualification completed as a regulated course, or a relevant non-Danish qualification at the same level. In addition, a minimum of 2 years’ relevant professional experience after a completed entry qualification is required.

Who can award the degree?

The degree is awarded by the universities

 

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last modified Mar 12, 2015