Admission to master’s programmes taught in English

Information to applicants regarding the corona situation

The admission is going on as usual. That means that we are operating with the normal deadlines.

 

Application procedures for Norwegian, Nordic, EU/EEA and Swiss citizens


The application portal opens 15 February.
The application deadline is 15 April for early admission and 1 June for regular admission

Admission to master’s programmes taught in English

Checklist for applicants:

1)      Who may apply in the 15 february – 1 June admission process?

  • Applicants with a Norwegian national identity number (fødselsnummer) and a valid residence permit
  • Nordic citizens
  • EU/EEA and Swiss citizens

EU/EEA and Swiss citizens who have completed their undergraduate degree are encouraged to apply in the admission process for international applicants.
Applicants from other countries must apply in the admission process for international applicants.

2)      Are you qualified?

Does your academic background meet the admission requirements? All our master programmes requires a bachelor degree or equivalent / 180 ECTS in a relevant field, and a minimum grade of C. Please see the programme description for details on relevant background.
The Nokut GSU list states the basic requirements for admission to higher education in Norway. 
Admission to a Master's programme requires three years of higher education in addition to the GSU requirements. Please note that NMBU has a higher requirement of proficiency in English than the Nokut GSU requirement.

Please note that admission is highly competitive. 

3)      Language requirements for master’s programmes taught in English

Applicants who are not native speakers of English must document their proficiency in English with an internationally recognized test. Please note that NMBU has a higher requirement of proficiency in English than the NOKUT GSU requirement.
Please be aware that IELTS and TOEFL test dates fill up quickly. Tests taken after the application deadline will not be accepted. Be sure to schedule your test early. 

4)      Finances

There are no tuition fees at NMBU. NMBU does not offer scholarships for bachelor or master students.  All student must be self-financed. As a student you will need a minimum of approximately NOK 10,000 per month in order to cover basic expenses.

5)      Preparing your application

Make sure that you have all the required documents ready, and that they are in the correct format (.pdf)  

6)      Registering your application

Apply in the application portal in the application period 15 February – 1 June

You may apply for up tp three programmes in a prioritized order. You may reprioritize your three programmes until the application deadline.
Please upload all documents when you register your application.
If you are completing education this spring, the deadline for uploading documentation is 1 July. Please upload all other required documentation, including your bachelor result to date, and a list of courses to be completed in the spring semester.

Your application will be considered invalid if you have not uploaded all required supporting documents within the deadline. Invalid applications will not be processed.

7)      Your application results

When the admission results are ready you will be notified through your registered e-mail address.
Early admission: Results will be available by 20 May.
Regular admission: Results will be available by 20 July. 

If you are offered admission to your first priority, you will not be offered admission to your second or third priority.
If you are offered admission, you will have a short deadline to accept the offer.

Questions regarding the admission process: admission@nmbu.no
Questions regarding the content of the study programme: Study coordinator of the programme (please find contact info on programme description)

Published 6. March 2014 - 14:56 - Updated 27. March 2020 - 11:24