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Learning Opportunity: Physics - master

Physics - master

Course Information

Physics shapes the future. Wherever you look, you see physics and ways to apply physics. Mobile phones, LED lights, radios, TVs and computers are all advanced technical equipment based on physical methods and principles. Satellites above us monitor what takes place on the Earth, including environmental pollution. These observations are downloaded by satellite stations and translated into images that makes it easier to understand the situation on the Earth. Within meteorology physics is used in measuring the air above us, in order to give better weather predictions. Studies of the northern lights and the ionosphere are also important to understand the interaction between space and Earth's atmosphere. All this is physics.

The Master's degree programme in physics offers four different disciplines to choose between:

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4 semester(s)

Access requirements: 

Bachelor's degree in physics

Admission Procedure: 

Admission to the Master's programme in physics requires a Bachelor's degree in physics, or another degree following a programme of study of not less than three years' duration, or similar education approved in accordance with the Norwegian Universities Act section 3-4.

In addition, specialisation in physics worth the equivalent of not less than 80 ECTS credits is required. Normally, an average mark of C or better is required in the Bachelor's degree or similar basis of admission.

Applicants who hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent issued in Europe, Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand: An average grade C as a minimum requirement

Applicants who hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent issued in countries other than the above mentioned region/countries: An average grade B as a minimum requirement  

Students are expected to have skills equivalent to the prerequisites the courses in the study program build upon.

Applicants from Norway or Nordic countries:

The application deadline for Norwegian and other Nordic applicants is

  • 15 April for admission to the autumn semester
  • 1 November for admission to the spring semester.

Applicants from outside the Nordic countries:

The application deadline for International applicants

  • 1 December for admission to the autumn semester. 

Are you an international applicant?
Read more here

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120.0

Provider Information

Provider Name: 
UiT Norges arktiske universitet
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University
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Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
MASTER I FYSIKK

Course Locations

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Course address:

Hansine Hansensvei 14, 9019 Tromsø

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Norway - Nord-Norge