Master Programs in Norway

View all 31 Top Masters Programs in Norway 2016

Master

Norway is a Nordic country that, despite its position as one of the richest countries in the world, has a reputation as a peaceful, quiet, respectful Scandinavian country with what is agreed by most people to be some of the most beautiful nature in the world. Tucked into the beautiful natural scenery are clean, well-organized, diverse, and exciting international cities. All of these reasons draw students from all over the world for a Master in Norway program.

A Master in Norway degree is offered by public universities, entirely state-funded, as well as many specialized colleges and dozens of high-quality private colleges.  A Master in Norway program can mean that students can pursue degrees in subjects such as Business, Management, Entrepreneurship, Engineering, Energy Management, Development Studies, Political Science, Media, and Informatics. Depending on the program and university, Master in Norway degrees take a minimum of one year to complete for full-time studies, while part-time and online programs may take longer.

There’s no reason not to consider taking your Master in Norway. Start your search by browsing through the list below, or by narrowing it using the search boxes above.

Read More

Master in Economics

Norwegian School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years August 2016 Norway Bergen

The Master in Economics is one of the specialisations within the two-year Master of Science (MSc) programme in Economics and Business Administration at NHH. [+]

Masters in Norway 2016. The Master in Economics (ECN) is one of the specialisations within the two-year Master of Science (MSc) programme in Economics and Business Administration at NHH. The Economics profile aims to give students an in-depth understanding of the workings of the economy as a whole and of individual markets, as well as the quantitative skills necessary to analyse current economic issues relevant to the private and public sectors. Economics is vital for understanding the economy, the success of business, and the design of public policy. The program offers a thorough and comprehensive education in macroeconomics, microeconomics, and econometrics, and is designed for students interested in questions such as: What is the effect of the financial crises on economic growth? How should a brand-name firm price its product facing competition from private labels? How fast should the oil resources be exploited? Is tax on wealth a good idea? The profile will qualify students for positions in analytical and consultancy services, major companies in the fields of banking and insurance, oil and gas, shipping, etc. and for positions in the public sector in e.g. Norges Bank, the Ministry of Finance and the Norwegian Competition Authority, as well as in international organisations such as the IMF and the World Bank. ... [-]

Master's Degree in Diakonia and Christian Social Practice

Diakonhjemmet University College
Campus Full time 2 years August 2016 Norway Oslo

The study provides theological and hermeneutical knowledge, ethical competence, management and leadership skills, research skills, inter-cultural and inter-religious skills, and interdisciplinary working proficiency. [+]

The study provides theological and hermeneutical knowledge, ethical competence, management and leadership skills, research skills, inter-cultural and inter-religious skills, and interdisciplinary working proficiency. The intent of the programme is to produce graduates who qualify for both practical and leadership positions within diaconal activities and institutions as well as value-based social service agencies, whether they are Christian or public-welfare based. [-]

Executive Master of Management in Energy

BI Norwegian Business School
Online & Campus Combined Part time 18 months March 2017 Norway Oslo

A programme designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of key energy issues and improve your analytical and managerial skills. [+]

The modern energy landscape is increasingly complex. Economic and political changes ripple through the business environment faster than ever before. Managers in today's energy business can no longer afford to focus solely on their industry segment. They need a bird's eye view of the entire energy value chain. Leaders need to understand the interests and constraints of multiple stakeholders – governments, partners and contractors, capital markets, NGOs - as they try to navigate the constantly evolving global energy map.

The global focus of the programme is ensured by participants and faculty with international experience. The programme includes international courses that give participants exposure to business practices and trends in different environments. You will learn from the experts, in classes taking you from Norway's oil capital Stavanger and Oslo, via UC Berkeley in California, and finally to the highly respected IFP School in Paris.... [-]


CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time 1 year September 2016 Norway Bergen

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


History of Religions (M.Phil)

MF Norwegian School of Theology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2016 Norway Oslo

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Religion and History in the Pre-Modern World:Encounter and Conflict [+]

Masters in Norway 2016. Language of Instruction: English Interdisciplinary Approaches to Religion and History in the Pre-Modern World: Encounter and Conflict Why is Jerusalem still such a contested place? What are the reasons for the systematic destruction by the Islamic State (IS) of the cultural heritage of the past? Why do sacred texts produced centuries ago continue to shape the lives of people today? How are they used and abused? Why does the sword sometimes replace the word in religious matters? How did religious groups, ideas and artefacts travel from one continent to another and how did that migration transform them? In other words, how did religious conflicts and encounters shape the modern world and why do they still matter today? These are some of the topics MF Norwegian School of Theology tackles in its new M.Phil programme in History of Religions, with a primary focus on Religion in the Pre-Modern World: Encounters and Conflicts. The programme is focused on the issues of religious cross-pollination, coexistence and conflict in three target areas: Europe, South-East Asia and the Middle East. Addressed in a long historical perspective stretching from Late Antiquity to the European Renaissance, the programme seeks to illuminate the roots of present peaceful coexistence and interchange, as well as of today’s antagonisms and conflicts. The underlying idea of the programme is that, in order to fully grasp current religious conflicts and alliances, we need to understand how the perceptions of past and present are intertwined, reciprocally dependent and constantly reshaped. Based on a multidisciplinary approach and applying various theoretical frameworks and interpretative methods, the core courses of the programme aim to reveal historical dynamics, privileging ‘how’ and tentatively ‘why’ over ‘who’ and ‘when’. The programme is conceived at the intersection between political history and history of religions, but relies also on other disciplines, such as the history of ideas, art history and archaeology. These are meant to provide the depth of field expected in Big History by illustrating and clarifying the macro-historical perspectives. Teaching and learning are driven by a hands-on and case-oriented attitude and core courses are complemented by lectures and seminars of theory and method. The programme is open to all students with a BA in related disciplines (history, religious studies, theology, archaeology, art history, social sciences, etc.). The programme coordinator is Victor Ghica, Professor of Antiquity and Early Christian Studies. The core courses of the programme will be taught by Kristin B. Aavitsland, Professor of Cultural History, Liv Ingeborg Lied, Professor of the Study of Religions, John Kaufman, Associate Professor of Church History, Iselin Frydenlund, Postdoctoral Researcher and historian of religions, as well as by Victor Ghica and several other specialists. Career opportunities This programme aims at providing education for positions within research and education, as well as within Norwegian and international institutions and organizations where knowledge of the development of Christian and Jewish identity is required. The Master´s degree qualifies for further studies on a doctoral level. Admission requirements - A BA or equivalent degree in Theology, History, Religious Studies or related fields. - Grade average equivalent to Norwegian C level. Qualification History of Religions (M.Phil) More information The Master´s programme aims at providing education for positions within research and education, as well as within Norwegian and international institutions and organizations where knowledge of Religion and History: Encounter and Conflict is required. The Master´s degree qualifies for further studies at the doctoral level. The Master Programme Religion and History: Encounter and Conflict consists of 120 ECTS, including a thesis worth 30 ECTS. The study programme is built on different courses and the independent work on the Master´s thesis. Each course consists of 10 ECTS. For each course, learning outcomes and competencies are formulated emphasising the students´ insights into central academic questions. The competence aims are formulated independently for each subject. The learning outcomes are formulated on three levels; basic ability, ability and good ability. The work to fulfil these learning outcomes will contribute to reaching the competence aims, and is the basis for evaluation. (Cf. Organisering, arbeidsformer og vurdering under, og emnebeskrivelsene samt vedlegget med Nivåspesifikke vurderingskriterier på 500-/600-nivå). The objectives of the study will be fulfilled through courses at the Master´s level, 90 ECTS, including a compulsory course in historical methods (10 ECTS). The students will write a thesis worth 30 ECTS. Each student may profile her or his study programme by choosing electives and the topic of the thesis. The programme allows for relevant electives at the same level from other universities or colleges in Norway or abroad. The program includes the possibility of taking part in a study trip and/or spending a semester abroad. [-]

Indigenous Studies - Master

UIT The Arctic University of Norway
Campus Full time 2 years August 2016 Norway Tromsø

The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, in cooperation with the Centre for Sami Studies, offers a two-year full-time Master's Programme in Indigenous Studies (MIS). The programme is interdisciplinary and makes use of the expertise accumulated in several departments at the Faculty. The thematic focus of the master's programme is the emergence of the international indigenous movement, the historical experiences and... [+]

Master in Indigenous Studies The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, in cooperation with the Centre for Sami Studies, offers a two-year full-time Master's Programme in Indigenous Studies (MIS). The programme is interdisciplinary and makes use of the expertise accumulated in several departments at the Faculty. The thematic focus of the master's programme is the emergence of the international indigenous movement, the historical experiences and contemporary context that indigenous people experience across the globe. During the two years of studies, students will take courses totalling 120 credits (120 ECTS). One 10-credit course can be chosen from other courses offered by the University. This elective course must be approved by the Academic Coordinator and should be based on the interests of the individual student as a preparation for the master's thesis. The remaining courses are obligatory. They are designed to give a broad base, from which the individual student may choose a relevant topic for the master's thesis. The thesis work is supervised by academic staff from the cooperating units at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, and topics are chosen in cooperation with the appointed advisors. It is customary to conduct data collection for the master's thesis in the end of the second semester. Learning outcomes Each programme at UiT The Arctic University of Norway has set targets for knowledge, analytical understanding, and skills and competences that students should have reached by the end of their studies. Admission requirements Admission to the Master's Programme in Indigenous Studies requires a bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or an equivalent qualification in social sciences and the social application of law and humanities. A special interest in indigenous issues is a precondition. Applicants must enclose a statement of purpose written in English (maximum of two pages). This should include a description of their motivation for, interest in, and expectations concerning their master's degree studies. Documented experience from work related to indigenous peoples and/or studies will be an advantage. Applicants from universities other than the University of Tromsø should enclose a short description of all relevant courses mentioned in applications and certificates. The programme aims to recruit Sami, Nordic and international students. A mixed group of students will strengthen the comparative aspects of the programme, and will contribute to international network building. The admission of students from different countries and regions will be emphasized in order to ensure a varied student group. Ethnic background will also be relevant in this respect. Teaching and assessment The organisation of the teaching will depend on the character and the content of each course. The type of examination is specified in each module. More information about the teaching and examination can be found in the description of each individual course. Seminars in methodology and thesis writing run parallel to the other courses throughout the studies. The course in methodology ties together the different courses and disciplinary approaches. This constitutes the basis both for the development of the students' individual research design and for the integration of indigenous perspectives in research. All students will be appointed an academic supervisor in the second semester. Supervision is to be given both through seminars and individual supervision. Language of instruction English. Job prospectives With a master's degree in Indigenous Studies, students are qualified for work within: teaching and education, promotion and implementation of indigenous issues internationally, civil society organisations, government and public sector, project management, research and studies in indigenous issues. [-]

Master of Microsystems Technology

Vestfold University College
Campus Full time 2 years Norway

The study program is interdisciplinary with elements from electronics, mechanics, physics, chemistry, mathematics, modelling and process technology. [+]

About the course

The Masters degree in Microsystem Technology is a two-year study program that is unique, exciting and practical oriented. This is an excellent offer for you who already have a Bachelors degree in engineering or science.The study program is interdisciplinary with elements from electronics, mechanics, physics, chemistry, mathematics, modelling and process technology. You will learn to design micro- and nanosystems, to produce such systems using micro- and nanotechnological  processes, and to characterize them.The basis of the study program is an exceedingly proficient research community that constitutes one of the three intellectual junctions for Norway’s efforts in micro- and nanotechnology. We have good laboratory facilities and spacious clean rooms, as well as established collaboration with industries that focus on research and development.The study program has an international profile and English as the language of instruction.... [-]


Master in Color in Informatics and Media Technology

Gjøvik University College (GUC)
Campus Full time 2 years August 2016 Norway Oslo

The master programme is broadly interdisciplinary, students conduct research related to one of the following fields: Color image capture, devices and processing; Spectral color science; [+]

The University of Saint-Etienne (France), Gjovik University College (Norway), the University of Granada (Spain), and the University of Joensuu (Finland) have been approved by the EU to deliver a new two years master programme entitled Color in Informatics and Media Technology (CIMET), within the prestigious Erasmus Mundus programme.

The master programme is broadly interdisciplinary, students conduct research related to one of the following fields: Color image capture, devices and processing; Spectral color science; Technologies and models for multi-media systems.

Admission criteriaTo qualify for admission, applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science, physics, optics or imaging science. Admission will be based on academic excellence. The study programme starts autumn 2008. This master programme is broadly interdisciplinary, encompassing photonics, computer vision and imaging science, computer science and media technology as a mix of relevant theoretical and practical knowledge. All courses will be given in English. The programme requests high mobility, but it is possible to mainly study in one host university and attend only one semester in another university.... [-]


Master of Philosophy in Higher Education

University of Oslo, Faculty of Education
Campus Full time August 2016 Norway Oslo

Master of Philosophy in Higher Education - A European Programme on Changing Functions, Policies, and Operations of Higher Education in a Comparative Perspective ... [+]

Master of Philosophy in Higher Education - A European Programme on Changing Functions, Policies, and Operations of Higher Education in a Comparative Perspective.

Why choose this programme - Master of Philosophy in Higher Education

We are proud to offer this two-year international Master Programme in Higher Education in cooperation with five other European universities. The programme is focused on the changing functions, policies, and operations of higher education in a comparative perspective. It is a unique programme in two ways;

-- As a result of the involvement of universities from sixEuropean countries it is the first European Master’s programme on highere ducation.... [-]


Master in Digital Library Learning

Tallinn University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Norway Oslo

Digital Library Learning (DILL) is a two-year international master’s programme for elite information professionals to provide them with the skills and competencies necessary to navigate through the [+]

Master in Digital Library Learning

 

Digital Library Learning (DILL) is a two-year international master’s programme for elite information professionals to provide them with the skills and competencies necessary to navigate through the rapidly evolving world of digital libraries. It is offered in cooperation between Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (Norway), Tallinn University (Estonia), and the University of Parma (Italy). Students will spend at least one semester at each institution.
The first semester starts with a summer school, and takes place in Oslo, Norway. For the second semester, students are in Tallinn, Estonia. The third semester contains a second summer school, and takes place in Parma, Italy. Students will also do an international internship during this time.... [-]


Master in Marketing and Market Knowledge

Oslo School of Management
Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Norway Oslo

At Oslo School of Management, we are convinced that a better understanding of the social conditions that influence the market, makes a better and more attractive market. [+]

Masters in Norway 2016.

That's why we offer a Master in Marketing and market knowledge that sees marketing, consumption, organizational culture and lifestyle in a holistic perspective. Master adds depth knowledge of the consumer and the processes that create attractive brands. Reading from the latest news on the research front, and you meet some of the most renowned speakers, who also sought speakers in business and often the subjects commentators in the media. To understand developments in the market, you need to understand the development of society.Changes in the workplace and family life, along with rising purchasing power, better educated, older wave and increased mobility are changing and the needs of consumers' buying habits. The same shift in the population and settlements. Not to talk about globalization. The economic situation affects purchasing power, consumer transactions, markets, industries and companies. Further affecting the technological, political and economic conditions. It is this realization that the basis for the School of Marketinghas developed a Master who also pulls social dimension. Community development has a strong effect on the markets, and developments in the market affects the community. Together affects marketers' working conditions. The media and trade digitized, the same happens to the forms of communication and marketing.All these changes make an impact in the way we think about marketing. If you agree with the position description we have just given, you are welcome as a student on our MSc in Marketing and market knowledge.... [-]


Master in Sustainable Management

University of Nordland
Campus Full time 2 years August 2016 Norway Bodø

The main purpose of the programme is to give the students understanding and knowledge about business and sustainability. Particularly, the programme is related... [+]

Master of Science in Sustainable Management

The main purpose of the programme is to give the students understanding and knowledge about business and sustainability. Particularly, the programme is related to opportunities and challenges organizations experience in relation to societal, environmental and climatic changes as well as competing stakeholder interests in a contemporary society.Sustainability can be defined in different ways. One important perspective relates to considering sustainability from strategic and operational actions of an organization in the light of economic as well as environmental and social impacts. With increasing focus on global climate change and the impact of human economic activity on the environment and nature, growing challenges of social and societal inequality in performing global economic activities, more and more organizations are today increasingly required to demonstrate improved organizational performance in terms of the “triple bottom line”. This should come as the consequence of changing organizational policies and practices focusing on introducing and institutionalizing sustainability considerations, which in turn requires an increasing need for skilled professionals in the field.In this sense, the High North, with it´s wealth of natural resources, represents an pertinent region of study. Economic growth in the region depends on sustainable development and the use of these resources. This development is, however, not risk-free. The eco-system is vulnerable and, some have argued that high petroleum activity in this area may impact the major fishing stocks of Arctic regions. The debate about future exploration and exploitation attracts attention from many stakeholders such as oil companies, fisheries, indigenous populations, the tourism industry, policy makers and NGOs.... [-]


Master in Maritime Engineering

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years Norway

The Nordic Master Programme in Maritime Engineering is given in collaboration between the Nordic Five Tech Universities – KTH (Sweden), Chalmers (Sweden), DTU (Denmark), Aalto (Finland), and NTNU (Norway) – and hereby combines these five universities’ lead [+]

The Nordic Master Programme in Maritime Engineering is given in collaboration between the Nordic Five Tech Universities – KTH (Sweden), Chalmers (Sweden), DTU (Denmark), Aalto (Finland), and NTNU (Norway) – and hereby combines these five universities’ lead expertise and long tradition in maritime engineering. Students begin their studies in this programme at one of the partner universities for year one, and complete their studies at another university for year two, resulting in a double degree from the two universities. As an engineer graduated from this programme you will possess a deep theoretical knowledge of topics such as waves and wave loads; the interaction between water and structures; stability and dynamics of ships, small craft and platforms; propulsion; and advanced steel and lightweight structures. You will also have a high level of knowledge and experience of the design, construction and operation of ships, small craft and offshore structures, including technical as well as economic, social, and environmental aspects.... [-]


Master in Literacy Studies

University of Stavanger
Campus Full time 2 years August 2016 Norway Stavanger

Is the book an endangered species? Are sms-messages destroying the English language? What were medieval books like? How do children learn to read and write? Who was Shakespeare and does it matter? What does reading do to our minds? [+]

Master in Literacy StudiesIs the book an endangered species? Are sms-messages destroying the English language? What were medieval books like? How do children learn to read and write? Who was Shakespeare and does it matter? What does reading do to our minds? The master's programme in Literacy Studies offers a unique, cross-disciplinary approach to the subject of literacy: the study of books, reading, writing and the written text. The programme is run entirely in English, and we aim at providing high-quality instruction in a fairly small but dynamic research environment with many international links.If you have a first degree with English as your main subject (or an educational background that may be seen as equally relevant for the course) and your interest is aroused by at least some of the above questions, our programme might be for you. This website provides information about the contents, admissions, procedures and academic environment of the course. In case you have specific questions to which you cannot find an answer, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.... [-]


Nordic Master in Polymer Technology

Technical University of Denmark
Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Norway Trondheim

The Nordic Master Programme in Polymer Technology (N5PolTech) is a Nordic double degree master programme which has been developed by the Nordic Five Tech (N5T) collaboration. [+]

Nordic Master in Polymer Technology

The Nordic Master Programme in Polymer Technology (N5PolTech) is a Nordic double degree master programme which has been developed by the Nordic Five Tech (N5T) collaboration. N5T is an exclusive, strategic alliance of the five leading technical universities in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden: Aalto University (Aalto), Chalmers University of Technology (Chalmers), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). The goal of the N5T alliance is to utilize shared and complementary strengths and create synergy within education, research and innovation.

... [-]