The Cognitive Neuroscience programme is offered by the University of Oslo. The five programme options are:
INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS: Only the Cognitive Neuroscience programme is taught in English and welcomes international applicants as well as Norwegian/Nordic applicants. The other four disciplines require proficiency in Norwegian (Bergenstest or equivalent). The programme is delivered by University of Oslo.
Please note that the Master of Philosophy in Psychology is a theoretically oriented education of two years which does not give you an authorization to practice as a clinical psychologist in Norway. To become a clinical psychologist you have to apply for the profession oriented degree programme (6 years education) which is taught only in Norwegian (Bergenstest is needed).
The Master’s Degree in Psychology will produce candidates with a wide range of applicability. Some graduates will progress into careers in research, by joining the Ph.D program.
Others will take jobs in the public and private sectors as health administrators, teachers, government officials or management consultants. Some master program candidates can be found in recruitement companies working closely with HR professionals.
The students will meet with relevant professional organizations, and they will be offered guidance on the writing of job applications and research proposals.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score:
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
Admission to master's degree studies requires:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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