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Geosciences

University of Oslo

M.Sc.
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About

The Master in Geosciences at University of Oslo covers specializations in geology, geography, hydrology, geophysics, geomatics, meteorology and oceanography. You will learn about the Earth's structure, natural resources and the environment.

Overview

The interaction between people and nature is a central theme in several of the programme options. Examples of these include the search for oil, geohazards, water resource management, pollution and climate change.

The Department of Geosciences has a broad research profile, allowing you to choose from a variety of programme options, depending on your academic background, your interests and what you would like to learn more about. And of course, your chosen career, after the conclusion of your studies.

The Master in Geosciences at University of Oslo consists of advanced courses and independent work, including a master's thesis. 

You can contribute to advanced knowledge development within a specialised area and its applications:

  • You will have advanced knowledge within the broader subject field and specialised insight in a limited area.
  • You will have a thorough knowledge of the scientific theories and methods that relate to the subject.
  • You can apply your knowledge to new areas within the subject field.
  • You can analyse the professional approach to a problem with your background knowledge of the subject area’s history, tradition, distinctive quality, and place in society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Safety and Physical Environment 
  • Positive Learning Environment 
  • Fire Safety 
  • Field Safety 
  • Laboratory Safety 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

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

  • 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

    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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