Do you want to gain expertise in mathematics? Then this is the programme for you! The master’s programme in mathematics has two different profiles: one in mathematics education, oriented towards becoming a mathematics teacher, and one pure mathematical profile. In mathematics education, issues related to the teaching of mathematics are dealt with.
The mathematical direction provided will allow students to gain advanced technical expertise and delve deeper into mathematics. Both profiles qualify students for lectureships after completed PPU education (Practical Pedagogical Education), and both qualify for PhD studies.
Upon completion of the Master’s programme in Mathematics at University of Agder, you will:
- have gained advanced knowledge of key issues and methods in mathematics and mathematics education;
- have gained a thorough knowledge of theories and methods of research in mathematics and/or mathematics education;
- be able to analyse academic issues based on the history of mathematics and its traditions, character and place in society.
- be able to communicate research results and methods to both specialists and non-specialists
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Differential Equations
- Statistical Machine Learning
- Linear Algebra
- Research on Learning and Teaching of Mathematics
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
The general requirement is completed bachelor’s degree, cand.mag.- degree, or other degree or vocational education with a scope of minimum 3 years’ duration.
- For applicants with a 4-year: General Teacher Education Programme: 90 credits in Mathematics
- For applicants with a 4-year or 5-year Primary (grades 1-7) and Lower Secondary (grades 5-10) Teacher Education Programme: 60 credits in Mathematics and 30 credits relevant mathematical subjects where calculus and statistics are included
- For applicants with a bachelor’s degree or similar: Mathematics as a major subject of at least 80 credits
Minimum grade requirements
- A weighted, average grade of C or better is required, see Regulations concerning admission to programmes and courses at the University of Agder, § 24. The grade requirement is calculated from the academic basis in mathematics as described in subsection 1.
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
- There are no tuition fees at the University of Agder.
Living costs for Kristiansand
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