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Required academic background (visible to UiO employees only)
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 bachelor's degree should normally include one of the following fields: Theatre Studies, Nordic/Scandinavian Studies, Literary and Linguistics Studies, Comparative literature, Media Studies. Nordic/Scandinavian studies as given in a Professional degree for Teachers fulfill this requrement. Recommended qualification include basic knowledge of Ibsen’s works and an ability to go into depth.