Documentation requirements - United Kingdom
General Certificate of Education (with examination in 5 subjects where at least 2 are A-levels, alternatively 1 A-level + 2 Advanced Subsidiary levels (AS)) + 3 years university education: Bachelor (Honours) Degree
All applicants must upload scanned copies of their supporting documents into the application portal, please name your uploaded files as suggested in the tables below.
|Copy of passport or ID card||
Please note that only a copy of the ID-page is required. The passport must be valid for at least six months after your departure from Norway.
Name the pdf file passport or idcard
|Documentation of name change (if applicable)||
Documentation of name change must be uploaded if your name appears different in any document.
Name the pdf file namechange
|Documentation of English language proficiency||
Applicants who have completed a minimum of one year's university studies in academic subjects in the UK are exempt from submitting an English language test. Please note that you are not exempt from submitting an English test if you have studied at a UK university branch campus outside the UK or through online/distance studies.
Documentation of completed secondary education
A scanned copy of the original diploma/certificate and transcript of records must be uploaded.
Name the pdf file secondary.
|Final bachelor's degree certificate(s) and Diploma Supplement||
A scanned copy of the original document must be uploaded. If you hold a master's degree you should also upload your original master's degree diploma as well as the bachelor's degree diploma.
Name your pdf file(s) bachelor / master / diplomasupplement
Transcript of records
You must upload a scanned copy of the original transcript/academic record. You must also submit separate transcripts for courses/modules from other institutions included in your degree, such as exchange semesters, transfer credits or in cases of admission to a bachelor’s program due to advanced standing.
If you hold a master's degree you should also upload a transcript of records for your master's degree.
If your institution uses Digitary or GradIntel, you must provide a valid weblink for verification. Please indicate UiO as a third party recipient. Document access information should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. For Digitary, please upload a document with the weblink to SøknadsWeb.
Name your pdf file(s) bachelortranscr / mastertranscr
If the language of the original document is not English, an official translation made by an authorized translator must be uploaded. Please note that the original language version must always accompany the translation.
Name your pdf file(s) bachelortransl / mastertransl.
Statement of purpose, CV and letter of recommendation
|Statement of purpose||
Your statement of purpose should be one page, typed, double spaced (max. 400 words). Tell us why the course is important to you, how it helps you fulfill future goals or how it relates to your current studies or employment. Briefly state your personal qualities that make you a good representative of your country.
Name the file statement
|CV||Name the file cv|
|Letter of recommendation||
You should submit one letter of recommendation from a person who is not related to you by blood or marriage. The referee should give information regarding your character, intellectual ability and seriousness of purpose. The letter should be written on official letterhead and must include contact information for the reference person. The letter should come from your professor, lecturer, headmaster, or your employer.
Name the file recommendation
Important about documentation:
- Upload documents preferably in PDF or JPG format in the online application portal (Søknadsweb) by the application deadline.
- Incomplete applications will be rejected.
- You are responsible for uploading all required documentation, as well as ensuring that it is uploaded within the application deadline. As it may take several weeks for institutions and test centres to provide transcripts and/or test scores, please arrange for these documents to be issued as soon as possible.
- You are liable for your uploaded documents, i.e. that they represent true and unaltered information.
- Wrongful or misleading information may lead to dismissal and loss of right to study, according to § 7 of Regulations governing studies and examinations at the University of Oslo.
- Submission of fraudulent documents is illegal, and will be reported to the appropriate authorities.
- A random selection of students can be asked to present their original documents before starting their studies.
- Please note that we maintain the right to contact institutions, firms, associations and government agencies for the purpose of explanation and/or verification of uploaded documents.