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Admission requirements


MSc in Petroleum Geosciences Engineering

Admission Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Geosciences Engineering and/or engineering Bachelor's degree with 30 ECTS points in mathematics and/or statistics, and 40 ECTS points in geosciences (geology and/or geophysics).

All candidates have to document on their academic transcript of records at least 30 ECTS (equivalent to a workload of approx. 50 percent of an academic year) in mathematics / statistics / calculus of probability. 

Academic Level

Since we receive a high volume of applications, admission to this programme is highly competitive. Applicants must demonstrate competitive academic standards and top grades. 

Please note that applicants who have already completed or are in the process of completing a degree equivalent to a Norwegian MSc degree in a related field will not be prioritized for admission.

English Language Requirements

Proficiency in English is required of all students in Norway. Students who are not native speakers of English, have to document their knowledge of English. Please find detailed information regarding required test and minimum scores in the article on English language requirements (see link in the left-hand menu).

Online Admission

The application deadline for the academic year 2015/2016 has now expired. The new application period for this programme starting in the academic year 2016/2017 begins in December 2015. The new online application system will be available from December 2015.

Important dates and information:

  • Online Application Form opens in December 2015
  • Application deadline for all students is 1st March 2016
  • Required documentation must be either be uploaded (for EU/EEA applicants) or delivered by post (for non-EU/EEA applicants) to the University of Stavanger no later than 5th March 2016

Only COMPLETE applications will be taken into consideration.

Kilde: CP

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