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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the Master's in Education programme at the University of Oslo. This internationally acclaimed programme offers two distinct specialisations: Education and Social Change: Childhood and Youth Studies (ESCY) and Higher Education Studies (HES). Delve into advanced academic skills and knowledge over four semesters, with a strong emphasis on research methods and a research-based master thesis. Benefit from a vibrant learning environment where students and academic staff collaborate closely. The programme's unique structure includes a joint introductory course followed by specialisation-specific modules. Graduates enjoy diverse career prospects in academia, consultancy firms, national ministries, and international organisations. As a Master's graduate, you can pursue further studies at the Ph.D. level. Join student societies and engage in student-driven initiatives to enrich your learning experience. Prepare for a fulfilling career in higher education or child and youth development with this dynamic and research-oriented programme. Unlock your potential and shape the future of education with the Master's in Education at the University of Oslo.

About the course

Do you want to learn more about higher education policy and student learning? Are you curious about how children and youth experience and shape social change? The international Master’s in Education offers two specialisations; one with a focus on higher education and the other on education and social change. All courses are in English.

About the programme

Our international Master’s programme offers you a unique opportunity to acquire advanced academic skills, competences and knowledge in two areas of specialisation:

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Entry Requirements

Applicants residing in Norway and Nordic citizens:
• The application portal opens 1 February
• The application deadline is 15 April

Applicants from EU/EEA and Swiss citizens:
• The application portal opens 1 February
• The application deadline is 1 March

Applicants from outside EU/EEA and Switzerland:
• The application portal opens 15 October
• The application deadline is 15 November

Study programme starts in August every year.

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• admission requirements
• which documents to submit
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Fees

There is a tuition fee for students with citizenship from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland: Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course..

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Faculty of Educational Sciences

The Faculty of Educational Sciences (UV) at the University of Oslo is the largest educational research institution in Norway, and one of the leading faculties in our field in Europe. We offer three master's programmes to international students: Master's in Education, Master's in Special Needs Education and Master's in Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation.

Why study at Faculty of Educational Sciences?

Interactive and supportive learning environment, where the academic staff and students work closely together.

We offer one of the most innovative programmes in the area of special needs and inclusive education.

Our Center for Research on Equality in Education (CREATE) is a Centre of Excellence, and aims at generating groundbreaking knowledge to promote equality in education.

3200

postgraduate students

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Oslo  Norway

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About Faculty of Educational Sciences

The Faculty of Educational Sciences at the Univeristy of Oslo is comprised of three departments and one research centre, along with administrative services and other subsections.

We aim to be a leading European faculty in educational sciences, particularly in areas such as the development of language and reading proficiency, learning in a digital world, social inclusion, teaching and learning across subjects, and in the measurement of learning outcomes in education.

Through research-based education, the Faculty's study programmes aim to provide students with high academic competence in their fields. The education should provide students with in-depth understanding and enable them to contribute to critical and systematic knowledge development and apply their competence in various societal arenas.

We aim to educate students with a lasting critical-analytical competence. The study programmess should enhance students' international experience and understanding, as well as their competence in utilizing knowledge.




We offer a highly interactive and supportive environment. You have the unique opportunity to study in an international environment, learn from each other’s experience, and go beyond the textbooks.


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Oslo

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Master's in Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation

University of Oslo Faculty of Educational Sciences

In everyday life, work, sports, and research, we are constantly comparing and ranking people and their achievements by means of tests, assessments, and evaluations. Read more

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Master's in Education

University of Oslo Faculty of Educational Sciences

Do you want to learn more about higher education policy and student learning? Are you curious about how children and youth experience and shape social change? The international Master’s in Education offers two specialisations; one with a focus on higher education and the other on education and social change. Read more

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Master's in Research in Special Needs Education

University of Oslo Faculty of Educational Sciences

Education is one of the crucial arenas in which we can overcome social inequalities. The international Master's in Research in Special Needs Education is a step towards a job committed to improve the quality of life of people with special needs and to promote social justice in local communities. Read more

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