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Mathematics, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #1172 (BCR) Kristiansand, Norway
The Master’s programme in Mathematics at University of Agder (UiA) has two different profiles: one in mathematics education, oriented towards becoming a mathematics teacher, and one pure mathematical profile. 
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Overview

Programe overview

  • 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.
  • The University of Agder has a strong team of experts in mathematics and mathematics education, and in 2013 was awarded the status of National Centre of Excellence in Teaching Mathematics (Matric) from the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education, NOKUT.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Mathematics didactics for students with general teacher education
  • Mathematics didactics for students with Bachelor's degree
  • Specialisation in mathematics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

To be eligible for admission:

  • You must have completed a bachelor's degree or the equivalent.
  • You must have a specialisation specified by the programme you wish to apply for.
  • You must have completed the degree with a GPA equal to a C or better within the Norwegian grading system.
  • Make sure to check the required length of study depending on which country you come from (three to five years of higher education) and which education documents are required in the Country list. Certain documentation requirements vary according to country.

    Tuition Fee

    • There are no tuition fees at the University of Agder.

    Living costs for Kristiansand

    • 9412 - 14770 NOK/month
      Living Costs

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