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Required academic background (visible to UiO employees only)

Bachelor's degree

You must have a bachelor’s degree comparable to a Norwegian bachelor’s degree.

Required specialization and minimum grade requirement

You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in the required specialization. A Norwegian C is described as a good grade, generally comparable to an American B and a Second Class Upper in the British system. We do not use conversion tables for foreign grades. All foreign education is individually evaluated during the admission process.

Please note that eligible applicants who fulfill the minimum grade requirement will compete for a study place. Please see the section on ranking for more information on selection criteria.

The required specialization consists of minimum of 80 ECTS credits within one of the following areas:

  • Mathematics and Natural Sciences: Bioscience, Chemistry, Geosciences, Informatics, Mathematics, Pharmaceutical Science, Physics
  • Medical Sciences: Basic and clinical subjects within Medicine, Odontology and Veterinary Sciences
  • Technology and Engineering: Civil, Electronics, Energy, Environmental, Information- and Communication, Marine, Material, Mechanical, Medical, Process

Applicants who fulfill the 2017 required specialization for the master's programme in Entrepreneurship, regular track, will still fulfill the required specialization for this programme until and including 2021. The previous required specialization were:

  • A bachelor’s degree within technology, mathematics or natural sciences, which includes a minimum of 80 ECTS credits within technology, mathematics or natural sciences.


Note that applicants in addition must submit a CV and a motivation letter. Read the section Additional documentation for details.