University of Oslo

Centre for Educational Measurement

Introduction

The University of Oslo was founded in 1811 as the first in Norway.

Located mainly on Blindern Campus in the northern part of Oslo, UiO has eight faculties:

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Theology
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Education Sciences

The capital university is also home to the Viking Ship Museum, the Historical Museum and the Natural History Museum, a Main Library with 3.6 million holdings and a wide range of associated units and centres.

The University of Oslo has an operating annual budget of NOK 6.6 billion, and most of its funding comes from the Norwegian Government.

Ranking

UiO is the highest ranked institution of education and research in Norway - and one of the World's Top 100 universities, according to the Shanghai World Ranking. With five Nobel Prize winners, UiO has a strong track record of pioneering research and scientific discovery.

Research

As a classical university with a broad range of academic disciplines, UiO has top research communities in most areas. Moreover, UiO currently has 8 National Centres of Excellence and a strategic focus on interdisciplinary research in the field of energy and life sciences in particular. As a broadly based, non-profit research university, UiO has access to good public funding schemes. Lab and office facilities, libraries and technical support are at the high end.

Education

UiO offers more than 800 courses in English at all levels, around 40 Master’s degree programmes taught entirely in English and several PhD programmes. UiO focuses on research-based education and attracts highly qualified students from all over the country.

Internationalization

UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world. As of 2015, 15 percent of the student population is from foreign countries. 22 percent of the academic staff and 31 percent of the PhD candidates are from abroad.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Master's Degree in Assessment and Evaluation

Campus Full time Part time 2 years August 2018 Norway Oslo + 1 more

This programme aims to train the next generation of assessment and evaluation specialists, combining technical and analytical skills with communication and representation skills. [+]

This programme aims to train the next generation of assessment and evaluation specialists, combining technical and analytical skills with communication and representation skills.

Assessment and Evaluation

Assessment and Evaluation are at the heart of modern society where quality assurance of education is crucial, where testing practices at school are debated in the media, where training and selection fosters the human capital vital to successful companies, and where accountability questions ask for evidence-based policy and decision making.

Assessment

"The more you teach without finding out who understands the concepts and who doesn’t, the greater the likelihood that only already-proficient students will succeed."- Grant Wiggins... [-]


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