31 December 2030

Independent elective study

Organize and carry out an independent elective study motivated by your academic and personal interests. The study may be carried out in Denmark or abroad.

MIND independent elective study

You may design an independent elective study under the guidance of a supervisor from Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.

The study may be carried out as an independent research or review project of varying duration (2.5 or 5 ECTS credits). You must select a specific topic together with your supervisor of choice, and agree on the objective, scope and size of the project.

You must provide a written account (two to three pages) of the objective, scope, size and content of the project, as well as a supplementary description of specific academic objectives. It is important that your your supervisor approve the project description and sign the project agreement.

The project may be:

  • based on experimental work in a laboratory or elsewhere
  • an academic review
  • based on calculations/modulations/simulations

Before you start working on the project, you must submit the signed project agreement and pay the tuition fee.


Course details

Duration: 70 hours (2.5 ECTS) or 140 hours (5 ECTS)
Dates: Dates for start and hand-in must be stated in the agreement
Frequency: Available every year
Place: Denmark or abroad
Course fee: EU/EEA citizens
Master students: 2,500 DKK (2.5 ECTS)
Master students: 5,000 DKK (5 ECTS) 

Non-EU/EEA citizens
Master students: 4,293 DKK (2.5 ECTS)
Master students: 8,585 DKK (5 ECTS)

Terms and conditions
Level and credit: Master's course; 2,5 ECTS or 5 ECTS
Examination date: Individual agreement
Application deadline: Rolling admission
Admission: Only available for students enrolled on Master of Industrial Drug Development

The opening of the application period is announced via the programme newsletter.