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Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation

University of Oslo

Master On Campus
24 months
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About

The Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation programme of the University of Oslo intends to train inquisitive students to become measurement specialists in the social and behavioral sciences.

Overview

Why choose this programme?

The Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation programme of the University of Oslo offers rigorous training in research methods and data analysis using the free software environment R for statistical computing and graphics.

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

  • Have a good conceptual grasp of key statistical principles (e.g., uncertainty & variation) for making solid inferences and conclusions.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of classical test theory & measurement approaches as well as more modern test design techniques based on item response theory.
  • Have insight into different ways to quantitatively analyze and use data to address measurement problems & research questions in the social sciences.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of current paradigms and related societal debates in the field of assessment, measurement, and evaluation.

Skills

  • Quantitative: Apply state-of-the-art statistical techniques (e.g., Structural Equation Models) to analyze and learn from data.
  • Software: Proficiency in using the free software environment R for statistical computing and graphics
  • Design: Apply best practices, including useability studies & cognitive labs, to design high quality measurement instruments.
  • Communication: Write scientific papers & research reports, present posters, and give talks in academic and professional settings.

Competence

Initiate and contribute in a constructive but critical way to

  • the discussion of existing assessment and evaluation systems, particularly as they relate to issues around validity and reliability.
  • the construction of new assessment and measurement instruments, with a strong focus on validity and reliability for the intended use of the instrument.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Principles of Measurement
  • Data Science
  • Linear Models
  • Item Response Theory
  • Measurement models
  • Constructing Measures

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a bachelor’s degree comparable to a Norwegian bachelor’s degree.
  • 4-year bachelor's degree or Licence.
  • 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.
  • A specialization on Bachelor's level equivalent to 80 ECTS credits (approximately 1 1/2 year of study) in social behavioral sciences such as psychology, education, sociology, economics, political sciences or relevant studies in natural sciences or humanities with a measurement/statistics orientation.
  • Documentation of English language proficiency.
  • Scan and upload your official transcripts documenting that you have completed your upper secondary education.
  • You must scan and upload your official bachelor's degree certificate and academic transcript.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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