Why study educational policy at UiO?

The Master in Education programme has two specialisations, Education and Social Change: Childhood and Youth Studies (ESCY) and Higher Education Studies (HES). This program is for those interested in children and youths contribution to social change, or higher education policy and learning in international perspectives.

1. High demand for your expertise in the workforce

Uniqueness of the programme offers our graduates attractive specialisations within the field of youth and social change, or higher education policy. The competencies developed during your studies are a sought after expertise within the workforce. 

Read more about one of our former students working at Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad).

2. Learning beyond the classroom

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This international programme provides an interactive and supportive learning environment, where the academic staff and students work closely together. While studying in Norway, you will have the opportunity to discuss the curriculum with fellow students from all over the world, and learn from each others perspectives. We facilitate learning beyond the classroom with international speakers and experiences. This is both educational and very exciting!

3. Student social life

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Do you want to represent your fellow students in forums where you can make a change? Are you a practical or creative soul that wants to arrange social or academic events? Then join The Student Academic Organisation at IPED (Fagutvalget)!

Interested in experiencing the student life outside of the classroom? Check out what UiO has to offer!

4. Become a student at UiO and learn from Norway's foremost researchers

Did you know that...

  • UiO is persistently among the highly ranked universities nationally and internationally?
  • Five Nobel laureates have been employed by the University of Oslo?
  • UiO is Norway’s largest and leading institution of higher education and research?

Facts about the programme

  • Aplication deadlines
    • Non-EU applicants: 15 November
    • EU-applicants: 1 March
    • Applicants residing in Norway and Nordic citizens: 20 April
  • Studies start in August

  • You need a relevant academic background, see the admissions requirements

  • The programme is taught in English, and admits both local and international students

  • Read more about the masters programme

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