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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.
60 ECTS credits at bachelor level, which includes the subject areas mechanics, electromagnetism, oscillations and waves, quantum physics, experimental physics, and thermodynamics and statistical physics. At the University of Oslo, this corresponds to the following courses:
At least 20 ECTS credits natural sciences on advanced bachelor level.
For this programme option it is recommended that you have passed some of the following courses, or similar courses from other universities: FYS3110 – Quantum mechanics og FYS3410 – Condensed matter physics.
Depending on further choises the following courses can be useful: FYS3140 – Mathematical methods in physics, FYS2210 – Semiconductor components, FYS3180 – Eksperimentelle metoder i fysikk, FYS3120 – Classical mechanics and electrodynamics.
If you fullfill the admission requirements for Masters of Physics as the requirements were up until autumn 2017, you will qualify for this programme option until autumn 2021.