Master Programs in Norway

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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.

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Master in Systems Engineering

University College of Southeast Norway
Campus Full time Part time 6 semesters January 2019 Norway Drammen Rauland Hønefoss Porsgrunn Bø i Telemark Kongsberg Horten + 7 more

The Master program in Systems Engineering at NISE is a unique program in Norway due to the close and committed collaboration with international and leading high-technology companies. [+]

Master in Systems Engineering

The Master program in Systems Engineering at NISE is a unique program in Norway due to the close and committed collaboration with international and leading high-technology companies.

We collaborate with our industry partners and offer internships in a variety of businesses! You can also study the Master's program in Systems Engineering part time if you already work in a company or you can study single courses (with or without study points) if you are interested in learning more about Systems Engineering and Subsea.

This is Systems Engineering

Systems Engineering is a recognized method for developing systems in the automotive and oil industry, in computing, networking, communication, and R&D. With a Master's Degree in Systems Engineering, you will be eligible to participate in and lead the development of large complex products and systems that require the involvement of many disciplines.... [-]


Master in Systems Engineering with Embedded Systems

University College of Southeast Norway
Campus Full time 4 semesters January 2019 Norway Drammen Rauland Hønefoss Porsgrunn Bø i Telemark Kongsberg Horten + 6 more

Systems Engineering is a widely recognized method for developing systems in industries such as automotive and oil, computers, network, communication, research, and development. [+]

Master in Systems Engineering with Embedded Systems

Systems Engineering is a widely recognized method for developing systems in industries such as automotive and oil, computers, network, communication, research, and development.

What is Systems Engineering

Complex industry-projects require the participation from several professions. It is of paramount importance that all participants in such projects are using the same methodology, that they use a common language that everyone understands.

Systems Engineering is an area of expertise where knowledge about how to develop complex products in the best way is gathered and developed.

Methodology and systems thinking that puts us in position to master the complexity that is required to create good, reliable and safe products that the market is requesting will in the future be of vital importance for modern industrial production.... [-]


Master in Micro and Nano Systems Technology

University College of Southeast Norway
Campus Full time 4 semesters January 2019 Norway Drammen Rauland Hønefoss Porsgrunn Bø i Telemark Kongsberg Horten + 6 more

The most spectacular technology is happening at the micro and nano level and you can become an expert in this state of the art technology. We offer you a master's degree program in Micro and Nano Systems Technology, which will open doors to exciting jobs in many different branches. [+]

Master in Micro and Nano Systems Technology

The most spectacular technology is happening at the micro and nano level and you can become an expert in this state of the art technology. We offer you a master's degree program in Micro and Nano Systems Technology, which will open doors to exciting jobs in many different branches.

The master's degree in Micro and Nano Systems Technology is a two-year study program that is interdisciplinary with elements from electronics, mechanics, physics, chemistry, mathematics, modeling, and process technology. The aim of the study is to qualify successful candidates for a working environment in the diverse Micro and Nano Systems Technology; in the industry as well as in academia, research institutions and governmental agencies. The studies cover the entire production chain, including design, manufacturing, and characterization of micro and nanosystems.... [-]


Master of Maritime Management

University College of Southeast Norway
Campus Full time 4 semesters January 2019 Norway Drammen Rauland Hønefoss Porsgrunn Bø i Telemark Kongsberg Horten + 6 more

The master program is intended for students aiming towards management positions within the maritime community. The maritime industry is a highly international and globalized industry with a lot of challenges and opportunities. [+]

Master of Maritime Management

The master program is intended for students aiming towards management positions within the maritime community. The maritime industry is a highly international and globalized industry with a lot of challenges and opportunities.

This is Maritime Management

Norway, as one of the world’s largest, most innovative and knowledge-based shipping nations, has one of the complete maritime business sectors in the world, the so-called Norwegian Maritime Cluster. This cluster forms the basis for unique maritime competence and high potential for further innovations. Welcome to a unique study program in the most exciting maritime cluster in the World.... [-]


Master of Environmental Science

University College of Southeast Norway
Campus Full time 4 semesters January 2019 Norway Rauland Hønefoss Porsgrunn Bø i Telemark Kongsberg Horten + 5 more

Environmental science is an interdisciplinary academic field that integrates physical and biological sciences, (including but not limited to Ecology, Chemistry, Biology, Soil Science, Water, Geology and Atmospheric Science) to the study of the environment, and the solution of environmental problems. [+]

Master of Environmental Science

Environmental science is an interdisciplinary academic field that integrates physical and biological sciences, (including but not limited to Ecology, Chemistry, Biology, Soil Science, Water, Geology and Atmospheric Science) to the study of the environment, and the solution of environmental problems.

About the degree

Environmental science provides an integrated, quantitative, and interdisciplinary approach to the study of environmental systems.

Emphasis will be placed on how and why different management strategies can contribute to sustainable use, conservation/protection and the recovery of natural and environmental resources. The study program is research and management oriented and provides a thorough experience of laboratory and fieldwork.... [-]


Joint master in Alpine Ecology

University College of Southeast Norway
Campus Full time 4 semesters January 2019 Norway Rauland Hønefoss Porsgrunn Bø i Telemark Kongsberg Horten + 5 more

Alpine ecology is an academic field focusing on how abiotic and biotic factors affect the distribution and dynamics of species and populations in alpine environments. [+]

Joint master in Alpine Ecology

Alpine ecology is an academic field focusing on how abiotic and biotic factors affect the distribution and dynamics of species and populations in alpine environments.

Why Alpine Ecology?

The study will provide students with a better and broader understanding of present and future challenges and threats that alpine environments are facing. Through lectures and fieldwork/laboratory exercises students will acquire the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to initiate sustainable management and conservation strategies in alpine areas, and to do so in accordance with ethical and scientific guidelines. The ecology and management practices of alpine ecosystems in Norway (boreal) and Slovakia (temperate) will be highlighted.... [-]


Master of Theology (M.Phil)

MF Norwegian School of Theology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Norway Oslo

Master of Theology is a two-year programme that focuses on various theological subjects. You can either examine the full range of theological disciplines or specialise in certain subjects. [+]

Language of Instruction: English

General Informations

The programme Master of Theology as a whole will give the student:

in-depth knowledge in fields relevant to academic theological study and research

an academic and interdisciplinary understanding

the ability for independent academic reflection, methodical study of academic literature and written presentation thereof

insight on the philosophy of science and methodological questions, and experience in conducting independent scientific studies

a basis for further academic research

necessary skills for working in school, church and society

a better foundation for communicating academic theological insights in dialogue ... [-]

Master in Religion, Society and Global Issues (M.Phil)

MF Norwegian School of Theology
Campus Full time August 2019 Norway Oslo

This Master’s program aims at providing insights into various relationships between religion and society in an increasingly global and multicultural world. [+]

The program is based on courses in social sciences and religious studies. An essential part of the program is to give insight into the different ways by which religion is shaped by various local and regional social conditions. It aims at giving a more profound understanding of the relationship between religion and society in a global perspective and includes courses in:

ethics sociology of religion intercultural communication human rights, conflict, and reconciliation Career opportunities

The program provides education for positions in the field of research and education. Furthermore, it qualifies for jobs in institutions and organizations where knowledge of religion in an international and global perspective is required. It is also relevant for positions of leadership within the public and private sector.... [-]


History of Religions (M.Phil)

MF Norwegian School of Theology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Norway Oslo

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

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?... [-]


Master in Media Technology

Gjøvik University College (GUC)
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Norway Oslo Gjøvik + 1 more

Media Technology is technology and methods for supporting human communication over distances in time and space. [+]

Media Technology

Media Technology is technology and methods for supporting human communication over distances in time and space. Today’s rich media environment provides unique opportunities for creative and effective communication of an organization’s goals or between a company and its customers.

Contents of the study

A Master of Science or a Master of Technology in media technology will provide you with the needed knowledge and theoretical foundations to express your creativity in new and innovative forms. With these qualifications, you will be an important resource for any business or organization that employs digital media.

The language of instruction is English.... [-]


Master in Information Security Technology

Gjøvik University College (GUC)
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Norway Oslo Gjøvik + 1 more

A Master of Science in Information Security will provide you with the knowledge and theoretical background as well as with the requisite skills and attitudes to succeed in this challenging yet eminently rewarding field. [+]

Information Security Information technology permeates all aspects of society and has become critical to industry, government, and individual well-being. Securing these vital services and structures and the availability of trustworthy information whenever and wherever it is required has become both an area of intensive research and also of burgeoning commercial activity.

Contents of the studyA Master of Science in Information Security will provide you with the knowledge and theoretical background as well as with the requisite skills and attitudes to succeed in this challenging yet eminently rewarding field.

The language of instruction is English.

Major areas of study:

Cryptography and security mechanisms Network security Intrusion detection and prevention Security management Biometric authentication Information warfare Wireless communication security The Laboratories ... [-]

Master in Color in Informatics and Media Technology

Gjøvik University College (GUC)
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Norway Oslo Gjøvik + 1 more

The master program 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. [+]

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 program entitled Color in Informatics and Media Technology (CIMET), within the prestigious Erasmus Mundus program.

The master program 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 program starts autumn 2008. This master program 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 program requests high mobility, but it is possible to mainly study in one host university and attend only one semester in another university.... [-]


CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 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 theCEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). TheCEMS administrative office is 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 theMaster in Management Compass search 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.... [-]


Master in English Literature

UIT The Arctic University of Norway
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2019 Norway Tromsø + 1 more

The Master's Programme in English Literature provides a comprehensive study of literature from across the Anglophone world. Courses highlight how literature shapes and is shaped by history, its relevance for contemporary issues such as climate change and conflict resolution, and its ability to challenge and refine a reader´s ways of thinking. Building on a diversity of critical approaches, the program helps students refine their abilities to think analytically and creatively. [+]

The Master's Programme in English Literature provides a comprehensive study of literature from across the Anglophone world. Courses highlight how literature shapes and is shaped by history, its relevance for contemporary issues such as climate change and conflict resolution, and its ability to challenge and refine a reader´s ways of thinking. Building on a diversity of critical approaches, the program helps students refine their abilities to think analytically and creatively.

Programme description

The master's programme in English literature gives students the opportunity to study a broad range of literary and cultural texts in English while specializing in an area of their choice under the leadership of a researcher in that field. The English section can offer supervision in English, Irish, American and post-colonial literature, and is particularly strong in the areas of romanticism, modernism, and contemporary literature.... [-]


Master in Mathematics

UIT The Arctic University of Norway
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2019 Norway Tromsø + 1 more

Students may choose between three specialities; algebra, analysis/differential geometry or applied mathematics. Some of the special fields include cryptography, number theory, elliptic curves, algebra, differential geometry, complex analysis, non-linear waves and dynamical systems. In applied mathematics thesis topics may relate to plasma physics, optics, mathematical ecology and bioinformatics. [+]

Programme description

Students may choose between three specialities; algebra, analysis/differential geometry or applied mathematics. Some of the special fields include cryptography, number theory, elliptic curves, algebra, differential geometry, complex analysis, non-linear waves and dynamical systems. In applied mathematics thesis topics may relate to plasma physics, optics, mathematical ecology and bioinformatics. The master's degree program comprises a master's thesis of 60 ECTS in addition to mandatory courses and a special curriculum amounting to 60 ECTS. These are dependent upon the speciality chosen.

The following disciplines are offered:

Algebra Analysis/Differential Geometry Applied Mathematics Learning outcomes ... [-]