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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 80 ECTS credit informatics, mathematics/statistics, language/linguistics or cognitive science, including 30 ECTS credit of courses at the lowest level (1000 courses) and 20 ECTS credits on advanced level (2000- and 3000 courses), where the following are included:
20 ECTS credits programming
20 ECTS credits language technology, or machine learning
The following courses from the University of Oslo are examples that cover the specialization requirements
- 20 ECTS programming: IN1000/INF1000 or IN1900/INF1100, IN1010/INF1010/IN1910, IN-KJM1900 and more.
- 20 ECTS credits language technology, or machine learning, This is considered covered byt two of the following courses: IN1140/INF1820, IN2110/INF2820, IN3050/INF3490, STK2100
The required specialization is considered covered for applicants with a Bachelor's degree in Informatics: Language and communication, or Informatics: Language Technology, from the University of Oslo.
Applicants who fulfilled the admission requirements to the Master's Program Informatics: Language and Communication as described in the autumn of 2017, qualify for admission to this Programme Option until and including 2021.
Further documentation for this program
(Valid from 2021)
If you have completed studies/courses outside the University of Oslo, you must also upload course descriptions. The course names and codes on the course descriptions must match the transcript of records.
Ranking of applicants
Selection is based on your academic performance in the required subjects for this programme.
If an applicant has more than 80 ECTS credits in the required specialization, the 80 ECTS credits with the highest grades will form the grade average.