Master On Campus


University of Agder

24 months
162 EUR/year
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The Master’s programme in Mathematics at University of Agder covers issues related to the teaching of mathematics and prepares students to become mathematics teachers; pure mathematics delves deeper into advanced concepts and methods. 


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. The Master’s programme in Mathematics is offered at University of Agder.


The master's specialisation in pure mathematics will prepare you for a career in mathematics and mathematical research. There is significant demand for qualified mathematicians in modern society, and employment opportunities are found in information technology, engineering, finance, economics, and insurance. Employers in a society characterised by constant change value mathematicians with the ability to quickly understand new issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Differential Equations
  • Statistical Machine Learning
  • Linear Algebra
  • Research on Learning and Teaching of Mathematics
  • Digital Tools in Mathematics Teaching

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Nordic citizens and applicants with a permanent or renewable residence permit in Norway: From 15 January - 15 April.


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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


  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    162 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 81 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • There are no tuition fees at UiA.
  • International degree seeking students must pay a semester fee of approximately NOK 800 per semester

Living costs for Kristiansand

9412 - 14762 NOK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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