University of Bergen

Physics, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English
The Master in Physics at the University of Bergen aims at teaching students the fundamental notions of this field. The Master places a lot of emphasis on the practical and day-to-day applications of the subject matter. Students can pick one of the specialisations the Master’s programme offers, like: Acoustics, Nuclear Physics, Particle Physics, Measurement Science, Microelectronics, and more.


The Physics programme from University of Bergen is aimed at students with interest in physics and related fields, who intend to qualify for research, development or teaching and seek employment where education in physics is required or considered an advantage.

Within the master program in physics the candidates can choose among nine specializations.

Programme Structure


  • Acoustics
  • Measurement science
  • Medical physics and technology
  • Microelectronics
  • Nuclear physics
  • Optics and atomic physics
  • Particle physics
  • Space physics
  • Theoretical physics

For more information, please visit the programme website.

              Detailed Programme Facts

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              English Language Requirements

              You only need to take one of these language tests:

              • Minimum required score:


                The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

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                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).

              Academic Requirements

              • You need a bachelor degree in Physics with a duration of three or four years from an approved institution of higher education. The average grade of the bachelor's degree has to be at least 2nd class, upper division/B.
              • Non-native English speakers must document their English language proficiency in order to be considered for admission.

              Tuition Fee

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              The University of Bergen is publicly funded and offers tuition-free quality education for all students, regardless of citizenship.

              Living costs for Bergen

              7990 - 8840 NOK/month
              Living Costs

              The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


              Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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