University of Oslo

Master On Campus
24 months
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Do you like to understand why the world is the way it is? This field of study gives you the opportunity to choose between a wide range of topics. You can specialize in everything from quarks, cancer research and high technology to geological processes and cosmology. The Master in Physics at University of Oslo is the one for you.


Physics is about studying the fundamental laws of nature. You will learn about the interaction of atoms, the movement of waves, why time moves forward, and about elementary particles – fundamental processes in nature. But most importantly you will learn to reveal, understand and describe the underlying laws and connections of nature. You can become an outstanding problem solver, but also the one who poses the most important and fundamental questions. You will acquire skills which allow you to lay the foundation of the scientific and technological development.

The Master in Physics at University of Oslo gives you the possibility to choose a specialization within most core areas of physics. 

You have insights in physics at an advanced level:

  • You have thorough knowledge in physical theories, models and methods within your programme option.
  • You have broad knowledge of relevant experimental and numerical Methods.
  • You have broad knowledge regarding advanced analytical models and methods in physics.

Programme Structure

The programme has 6 programme options:

  • Biological and Medical Physics  
  • Materials, Nanophysics and Quantum Qechnology
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Physics Didactics
  • Space Physics and Technology
  • Theoretical Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Scan of non-Norwegian passport or ID card        
  • Documentation of English language proficiency        
  • Documentation of completed upper secondary education        
  • Final bachelor's degree diploma(s)/certificate(s)        
  • Transcript of records for your bachelor's degree        
  • Degree/ relevant courses to be completed - Only applicable for Nordic and EU/EEA/Swiss Citizens and applicants with a permanent or renewable residence permit in Norway
  • Final degree diploma and transcript of records        
  • Documentation of financing (if applicable)     

Tuition Fee

  • International

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

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


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