All degrees require, at minimum, that international students meet the Higher Education Entrance Qualifications for foreign applicants. For more information about our admission procedures for international applicants, see our website Admission procedures.
The bachelor's degree at UiT is awarded after three years of full-time study (180 ECTS).
The master's degree is normally obtained after two years of study (120 ECTS) or (90 ECTS, only Master of Laws (LL.M.) in the Law of the Sea), following the completion of a bachelor’s degree. A master’s degree programme includes independent work (normally a thesis) of between 30 and 60 ECTS.
The one-tier Master's degree at UiT is awarded after five years of full-time study (300 ECTS). An important part of this degree is independent research work equivalent to 30-60 ECTS.
The Doctoral degree Philosophiae Doctor is normally obtained after three or four years of study, following the completion of master’s degree programme or a professional degree/programme.
Various professional qualifications are awarded. These programmes/degrees are of 4-6 years' duration and cover both regulated and non-regulated professions.