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University of Agder

Master
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About

The Master’s programme in Mathematics at University of Agder has two different profiles: one in mathematics education, oriented towards becoming a mathematics teacher, and one pure mathematical profile. 

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.

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

Programme Structure

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

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.

 Academic basis

Either:

  • 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

Or:

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • There are no tuition fees at the University of Agder.

Funding

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