# Mathematics - master

## Nothing lasts forever. Except mathematics! Mathematics is the foundation for all the sciences as well as technology.

### Fakta

Varighet: | 2 Years |

Location: |
Tromsø |

Credits (ECTS): | 120 |

Qualification: | Master's of Science in Mathematics |

Admission requirements: | Bachelor's degree in Mathematics |

Application deadline: | Nordic applicants: 15 April/1 November International applicants: 1 December |

Application code: | Nordic applicants: 4010<br/>International applicants: 2003 |

**How to Apply**

The following diciplines are offered:

For each programme at the University of Tromsø there are set targets for knowledge, skills and competences that a student should have reached by the end of studies.

On completion of the program, graduates will have the following attributes:

*Knowledge*

- have advanced knowledge within one of the mathematical areas algebra, analysis/differential geometry or applied mathematics.
- have a solid knowledge about fields close to the chosen main area.
- have sufficient knowledge of mathematics to teach in senior high school.

*Skills*

- can enter complicated problem issues, uncover structures and formulate precise problems, find suitable analytical and/or numerical solution methods, and interpret the solutions.
- have good practical skills in using relevant programming tools.
- can cooperate, if necessary in a interdisciplinary way, with other specialists.
- can find precise and scientific formulations, in oral and written language, in Norwegian as well as in English.
- can use existing literature in an active way to understand the work of other scientists, and as support to solve own mathematical problems.

* General Competence*

- have a solid knowledge of a broad variety of methods and techniques for analysis and problem solving within the chosen area of specialization.
- have acquired good theoretical insight and ability to apply the theory for development of methods and techniques to solve problems.
- possesses the necessary qualifications for work within industry, technology, science, information technology, and schools.
- can apply knowledge within mathematics and statistics on problem issues within social and natural sciences.
- can do independent scientific work and formulate the contents of the work within the framework of the terminology of the field.
- can make knowledge based judgments on general scientific issues and communicate these in public.

Admission to the programme Mathematics - master, requires a Bachelor`s degree (180 ECTS) in Mathematics or equivalent qualification in Mathematics; 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, specialization in mathematics worth the equivalent of not less than 80 ECTS credits is required.

**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.

More information on formal admission requirements:

**Applicants from Norway or Nordic countries:**

- The application deadline for Norwegian and other Nordic applicants is April 15th for admission to the autumn semester.

**Applicants from outside the Nordic countries:**

- The application deadline for self-financing applicants is December 1st for admission to the autumn semester.
- Online application, study code 2003.

**Are you an international applicant?** Read more here.

The language of instruction and syllabus material is in English. Examination questions will be given in English, but may be answered either in English or a Scandinavian language.

The Master's Thesis may also be written either in English or a Scandinavian language.

After an agreement with the Department, a period of study abroad can be arranged.

### Facts

Duration: | 2 Years |

Location: |
Tromsø |

Credits (ECTS): | 120 |

Qualification: | Master's of Science in Mathematics |

Admission requirements: | Bachelor's degree in Mathematics |

Application deadline: | Nordic applicants: 15 April/1 November International applicants: 1 December |

Application code: | Nordic applicants: 4010<br/>International applicants: 2003 |

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Analysis/Differential Geometry

Applied Mathematics

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