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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 is comprised of a total of 90 credits:
- 60 ECTS credits in informatics, including 30 credits from foundation level courses (1000-level courses), and 20 credits from advanced level courses (2000- and 3000-level courses), which must include 30 ECTS credits in programming/algorithms, of which at least 6 credits must be in algorithms.
- 30 ECTS credits in business courses
The following University of Oslo courses, and their equivalents from other institutions, cover the required specialization:
IN1000 – Introduction to Object-oriented Programming/INF1000 – Introduction to object-oriented programming (continued) or IN1900 – Introduction to Programming with Scientific Applications/INF1100 – Introduction to programming with scientific applications (continued)
Business courses (grades are calculated from three of them):
Applicants who have completed the Informatics: digital economics and management programme at the University of Oslo fulfills the required specialization to this master's programme.
Further documentation for this program
If you have completed studies/courses outside the University of Oslo, you must 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.