M.Phil. On Campus


University of Oslo

24 months
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The Psychology programme of the University of Oslo provides you with advanced psychological knowledge. You will also gain practical experience through projects and lab work. The programme offers different specializations.

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The Psychology programme of the University of Oslo offers only the Cognitive Neuroscience programme in English and welcomes international applicants as well as Norwegian/Nordic applicants.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge outcomes

  • Understand and discuss discoveries within the fields of cognitive psychology and neuroscience.
  • Gauge the theoretical backgrounds of cognitive psychology and neuroscience and their relationship and relevance to other fields (e.g. biology, medicine) or subfields (e.g. clinical psychology).
  • Understand and describe state-of-the-art research methods and experimental designs within the field of cognitive psychology and neuroscience.


  • Design, plan, and manage different types of research projects to test particular research questions.
  • Gain hands-on experience in psychophysiological recordings using state-of-the art neuroscience methods such as functional or structural magnetic resonance imaging, electroencephalography, or eye tracking.
  • Analyze quantitative data according to a variety of statistical and computational methods.

General competence

  • Communicate knowledge to other experts as well as the public.
  • Be critical to the knowledge and practice in the field of psychology and science.
  • Reflect on the ethical implications of research and experiments (with both humans and animals).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Vision and the Brain
  • Music Cognition
  • Research communication in cognitive neuroscience
  • Visual curiosity and Learning
  • Hemispheric asymmetry and cognition
  • Language Acquisition

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.

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.
  • 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.
  • Documentation of financing.
  • Passport or ID card.

Tuition Fee

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  • EU/EEA

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Oslo

11682 - 19230 NOK /month
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