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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.
This programme requires a specialization on bachelor's level in political science equivalent to 80 ECTS credits, containing:
- courses in international politics/relations and comparative politics
- a research methods and statistics course equivalent to at least 10 ECTS credits. The course must cover regression analysis, operationalization, research design and SPSS (or another programme for handling large data sets)