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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 credits, where the following or equivalent courses are included:
- MAT1100 – Calculus
- MAT1110 – Calculus and linear algebra
- MAT1120 – Linear algebra
- MEK1100 – Vector Calculus
- IN1000 – Introduction to Object-oriented Programming (previously INF1000) / IN1900 – Introduction to Programming with Scientific Applications (previously INF1100)
- MEK2200 – Continuum Mechanics (or MEK3220 – Continuum Mechanics (discontinued))
- one of the following courses:
- and one of the following courses:
- MAT-INF1100 – Modelling and computations
- 10 credits other scientific courses at 2000- or 3000-level
We recommend that you have taken MEK3230 – Fluid Mechanics previously.
Note: A background in Mechanical Engineering will often not qualify for admission to this master's programme. Make sure that your background includes at least 35 ECTS mathematics, 15 ECTS fluid/continuum mechanics, and 10 ECTS object oriented programming.
If you have completed studies/courses outside of the University of Oslo, you must upload course descriptions. The course names and codes on the course descriptions must match the transcript of records.
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.
Applicants are ranked according to their grade average in the required specialization. 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.