Teacher Education - Primary and Lower Secondary

The Teacher Education covers Primary and Lower Secondary (ages 6 to 16 years old). Students of Pre-primary (Pre-school) Education, please choose our course Aesthetics and Learning in Early Childhood Education.

It is possible to sign up for the Teacher Education Package at two of our campus - Vordingborg and Roskilde. Please select below to read more.

Campus Vordingborg

Teacher Education Package (30 ECTS) CAMPUS VORDINGBORG - SPRING 2017

We offer the following 3 different 30 ECTS Packages for the Spring 2017 semester all taught in English:

Package 1: History and Social Geography (primary school) – 30 ECTS 

Comprises these 4 modules

  • The use of history, awareness of history - and Danish history
  • History teaching, learning - and world history
  • Interpretation and mediation of history - based on a history topic or theme
  • Social Geography

For detailed information about Package 1, read more here


Package 2: Physical Education and Health (primary and lower secondary school) – 30 ECTS

Comprises these 4 modules

  • The basis, culture and values of the subject Physical education
  • Versatile physical education practice - learning, development and physical training
  • The physical education subject in the introductory period and at the intermediate stage or at the intermediate stage and lower secondary
  • Health and nutrition

For detailed information about Package 2,  read more here

Package 3: Geography (lower secondary school) – 30 ECTS

Comprises these 3 modules

  • Geography – the close surroundings
  • Geography – a changing world
  • Geography – global challenges

For detailed information about Package 3,  read more here

The semester starts February 13, 2017 and ends June 30, 2017. There is an introduction week for new students from February 8. – we recommend strongly that you participate.

Campus Roskilde

Teacher Education Package (30 ECTS) CAMPUS ROSKILDE - SPRING SEMESTER 2017

The package comprises:

  • Introduction to the Danish teacher education 4 ECTS
  • Processes in language aquisition and communicative skills 10 ECTS
  • Entrepreneurship education in primary schools  10 ECTS
  • Internship at a Danish 'folkeskole' (primary and lower secondary school) 6 ECTS

For detailed information about the courses in Roskilde, read more here.

The semester starts February 13, 2017 and ends June 30, 2017.


If you are not an EU citizen there is a tuition fee of € 3950 per semester (this does not apply if your institution has an exchange agreement with University College Zealand). To have your application form and exam papers processed we require a non-refundable registration fee of EURO 150 payable in advance. If you are accepted into the programme, the 150€ are deducted from the payment of the module.

The registration fee is payable to the following account:

Danske Bank
IBAN: DK030 216 4069077 994


Practical information

September 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

Februar 13, 2017 - June 30, 2017



For more information about the programme, please contact:

Campus Vordingborg: Finn Peter Aarup fpa@ucsj.dk

Campus Roskilde: Connie Stendal Rasmussen, csr@ucsj.dk

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