Master Programs in Norway

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A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Applied arts are essential to making pleasing designs in all areas of life. Without them, the world would be incredibly boring. A Master in Applied Arts gives you a deeper understanding of the use of art in these practical fields.

Norway (Norge) is the westernmost, northernmost — and in fact the easternmost — of the three Scandinavian countries. Norway is well known for its amazing and varied scenery. The fjords in the west of the country are long narrow inlets, flanked on either side by tall mountains where the sea penetrates far inland. The ultimate responsibility for the education lies with the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.

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Master in Aquatic Food Production - Safety and Quality (AQFood)

Norwegian University of Life Sciences NMBU
Campus 2 years August 2018 Norway As

QFood focuses on the production of aquatic food throughout the entire production and food supply chain, linking primary production including aquaculture and wild catch with processing and distribution to the consumers in terms of quality and safety. [+]

QFood focuses on the production of aquatic food throughout the entire production and food supply chain, linking primary production including aquaculture and wild catch with processing and distribution to the consumers in terms of quality and safety.

What can you use this qualification for? An increased demand for aquatic food in the world requires highly qualified candidates throughout the entire food chain. The growing aquatic food industry becomes more and more integrated, meaning that individual companies cover several parts of the entire value chain. What will you learn?

The program gives you a global understanding of the aquatic food production. You will learn about the entire value chain for aquatic food, from fishery and aquaculture throughout processing, distribution until the product reaches the consumer. The program is focusing on safety and quality, from sea to table.... [-]


Master in Systems Engineering

University College of Southeast Norway
Campus Full time Part time 6 semesters August 2018 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 August 2018 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 August 2018 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 August 2018 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 August 2018 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 August 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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 of Arctic Art and Design

The University of the Arctic (UArctic)
Campus Full time August 2018 Norway Bergen

Whether you are interested in service design, northern well-being, or juridical standpoints of sustainable development, you can count on our know-how. [+]

University of Lapland

Whether you are interested in service design, northern well-being, or juridical standpoints of sustainable development, you can count on our know-how. We combine Arctic expertise with fields such as design, law and social sciences, and our unique one-year Arctic Studies Programme offers an interdisciplinary perspective on current Arctic issues. We also educate the best teachers in the world. Add to this our excellent student support services and the cosy atmosphere of our modern campus, and you will discover why the University of Lapland is the perfect choice for studying in the North.

Located in the city of Rovaniemi on the Arctic Circle, the University of Lapland is also the northernmost university of Finland and the European Union. As a research-based higher education institution, our teaching and research facilities offer students and scholars the opportunity to pursue academic excellence at all levels, all the way to doctoral studies. We have internationally recognized faculties in the fields of law, education, social sciences, and art and design, all offering master- and doctoral-level studies to international applicants as well as exchange studies from undergraduate to doctoral level up to a full academic year.... [-]


Master of Technology Management

The University of the Arctic (UArctic)
Campus Full time August 2018 Norway Bergen

Acquire the knowledge and skills that will allow you to become an effective manager. The Master of Technology Management (MTM) is an innovative program, the first of its kind in Canada, providing educational and career enhancement opportunities for busy, working professionals. Courses in the program are designed to equip you with the skills to manage the challenges and dynamics of industries driven by technological innovation and to think strategically about issues that encompass the management of engineering technology. [+]

Memorial University of Newfoundland

It’s an interesting place, Newfoundland and Labrador... and not somewhere you tend to arrive at by accident. And here in Canada's youngest province, you will find a very distinct university - Memorial University. We tend to think we have more than our fair share of free thinkers, unconventional l adventurers, and colorful personalities. So, is Memorial right for you? Read on, and find out.

As the only university in Newfoundland and Labrador, Memorial University is home to almost 19,000 students across four campuses. It has over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs and is a world leader in such diverse fields as archaeology, naval architectural engineering, linguistics, recreation, rural health care, ocean and natural sciences.... [-]


Circumpolar Studies

The University of the Arctic (UArctic)
Campus August 2018 Norway Bergen

The Circumpolar Studies program is an exciting way for students attending University of the Arctic member institutions to learn about the North, with courses held in the classroom, online, in the field, and around the world. [+]

The Circumpolar Studies program is an exciting way for students attending University of the Arctic member institutions to learn about the North, with courses held in the classroom, online, in the field, and around the world.

The Circumpolar Studies (formerly known as BCS) program gives you the opportunity to learn about the lands, peoples, and issues of the Circumpolar North and prepares you for advanced study or professional employment in fields as diverse as sustainable resource management, self-government, Arctic engineering, and northern tourism. Special emphasis is given to matters concerning Indigenous people of the Circumpolar North. The Circumpolar Studies core curriculum has been developed as a collaborative effort of UArctic member institutions, involving leading experts on circumpolar issues.... [-]


European Master in Social Work with Families and Children

University of Stavanger
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Norway Stavanger

This Erasmus Mundus MFAMILY is a two year Master's program of 120 ECTS. The program has been developed by University Institute of Lisbon (Portugal), University of Gothenburg (Sweden), University of Stavanger (Norway) and Makerere University (Uganda). [+]

European Master in Social Work with Families and ChildrenThis Erasmus Mundus MFAMILY is a two year Master's program of 120 ECTS. The program has been developed by University Institute of Lisbon (Portugal), University of Gothenburg (Sweden), University of Stavanger (Norway) and Makerere University (Uganda). MFAMILY is also proud of the active participation of 26 associate partners, 8 of which are higher education institutions from several continents. This gives the program a truly global character, and a great potential to respond to needs in skills development, teaching, research and employability in the area of social work with children and families. This Master's program addresses the improvement of knowledge and skills for people working with interventions for vulnerable children and marginalized families. MFAMILY will develop an education that will provide unique knowledge and innovative competencies for international comparative child and family social work. Students will be updated on the latest research and practices on social work interventions for vulnerable children and families.The program aims to enhance postgraduate students’ employability by helping to improve their skills as well as their theoretical knowledge. Students will be well equipped to implement EU plans to protect children from violence, as well as to help deal with the pressure many modern families experiences. The students will hold unique competencies that are demanded from local and national governmental institutions as well as from NGOs and private actors in the field of social work and social welfare. The qualified students from MFAMILY will represent a group with expert knowledge... [-]


European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations

University of Stavanger
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Norway Stavanger

The European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations is the first African-European Erasmus Mundus Master programme in Migration Studies. [+]

European Master in Migration and Intercultural RelationsThe European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations is the first African-European Erasmus Mundus Master programme in Migration Studies. EMMIR is jointly run by three African and four European universities, facilitated by a wider network of partners. Various associate organisations on the regional, national and international level provide significant assistance for student internships and graduate's employment. The quality of the programme is constantly evaluated by an international board of experts.EMMIR is a unique study programme focusing on migration through an intercultural approach. It provides profound theoretical skills in migration studies combined with fieldwork in Europe and Africa. It is designed as a multidisciplinary programme that addresses important contemporary issues in an emerging field of study.EMMIR includes study periods in both, Europe and Africa. Students' mobility is understood as a key to the mutual understanding of different views and cultures of migration and movement and will sharpen intercultural sensitivity.EMMIR students become acquainted with different cultures and academic traditions and gain knowledge about migration issues in internships. They will gain profound skills and specialise in of the four programme foci, this will provide them with excellent chances for employment in national and international governmental and private sector organisations or in academia. Graduates will be awarded a joint degree by the EMMIR partner universities.... [-]