University of Bergen

Informatics, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English
    Language

About

The candidates from Informatics programme offered at University of Bergen shall have obtained a thorough introduction to scientific work methods and training in self-contained work doing extensive and demanding technical tasks. They will have developed special skills within a research field, and a good overview of other research fields.

Within the master program in informatics the candidates are admitted to one of five specializations/programme options.

Programme Structure

Specializations:

  • Algorithms
  • Bioinformatics
  • Optimization
  • Secure and reliable communication
  • Visualization

For more information, please visit the programme website.

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      English Language Requirements

      You only need to take one of these language tests:

      • Minimum required score:

        6

        The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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      • Minimum required score:

        550

        The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

      • Minimum required score:

        80

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      Academic Requirements

      General admission criterias:

      • You must have obtained a first degree (bachelor's degree) of three or four years duration from an approved institution of higher education.
      • Your bachelor's degree must include mimimum 20 ECTS of Mathematics and minimum 60 ECTS of Informatics/Computer science.
      • Additional credits in Mathematics and/or Informatics can be an advantage.
      • Documentation of proficiency in English is also necessary if you are reciding abroad, or you have an international background.

      Note that the master's programme has a limited number of places.

      Tuition Fee

      • International Applies to you

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

        Free
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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      The University of Bergen is publicly funded and offers tuition-free quality education for all students, regardless of citizenship.

      Living costs for Bergen

      • 10362 - 16830 NOK/month
        Living Costs

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

      Funding

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