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 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.
The master programme covers topics like:
- risk science
- risk assessment
- risk perception
- risk communication
- risk management
- risk governance and policy
- Foundation of Risk Analysis and Governance
- Risk, Society and Governance
- Risk, Policy and Communication
- Risk Assessment and Decisions
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesStrategic Management General Engineering & Technology Political Science View 24 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology 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, will also be considered by the admission committee.
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 ($83) per semester.
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