M.Sc. On Campus


University of Bergen

24 months
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Optics offered by University of Bergen is about understanding the properties of visible, ultraviolet and infrared light. It is about studying how light interact with matter, and how instruments can be built that either detect light directly or use light to measure other parameters.


Key facts

University of Bergen's Optics Master's programme in optics gives a broad basic understanding of current challenges in the field. The work with the master thesis involves analysing measurements and models, and evaluating the results in light of the hypotheses that are tested. The study will give experience with oral and written presentation of results and theories, and training in reading and evaluating relevant scientific literature.

Programme Structure


  • convey facts and discuss basic theories about interaction between light and matter
  • explain selected experimental methods and measurements techniques.
  • show general advanced knowledge in optics, and specialized insight in a smaller area connected to the Master's degree project

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

  • In order to apply for the Master Programme in Physics, Optics, you need a bachelor degree in Physics or related fields.  
  • Bachelor degree in Physics 
  • Other bachelor degrees can qualify if you can document courses in Calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equation, Function of Several Variables, Mechanics, Electromagnetism, Thermodynamics, Basic Measurement Science and Experimental Physics, Modern Physics, Project in Physics 

Tuition Fee

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  • EU/EEA

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The semester fee is NOK 590

Living costs for Bergen

10362 - 16828 NOK /month
Living costs

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