Today's society increasingly focuses on risk, safety and security issues, and the challenges are many. However, current risk analysis and governance practice suffer from severe weaknesses and there is an urgent need for improvements. New ideas and perspectives on risk analysis and governance are required.
The study programme in Risk Analysis and Governance at University of Stavanger highlights such ideas and perspectives, and aims at contributing to strengthen the scientific basis for the risk field and science, including relevant safety and security issues.
Depending on the student’s background and on the programme profile created through selection of elective subjects, graduated candidates qualify for a range of different jobs. Both in industry as well as in public sector, there is generally a high demand for people with strong competence in risk assessment and risk management. Graduated candidates typically find work as analyst, advisors, consultants, or managers.
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- Foundations of risk analysis and governance
- Risk, Society and Governance
- Economic analysis in risk management
- Risk Management, Communication and Policy
- Risk assessment and decisions
- Security and resilience
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Norwegian citizens and applicants residing in Norway with advanced Norwegian language, without a bachelor's degree from the Nordic countries (Deadline 1 March)
- Applicants with a bachelor's degree from the Nordic countries(Deadline 15 April)
DisciplinesStrategic Management General Engineering & Technology Political Science View 3 other Masters in Strategic Management in Norway
A Bachelor's degree in one of the following disciplines is required:
- Social sciences
- Natural sciences
Applicants with other types of educational background, such as social studies, health and social sciences, business and administration, hotel and tourism, police education, teacher training, journalism, history and philosophy of science, may also be considered for admission to this study programme.
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
All students are required to pay a semester fee of NOK 740 per semester.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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