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Academic requirements for MSc in Petroleum Geosciences Engineering

In order to be eligible for master's programmes in Norway, you need to document a bachelor's degree of minimum three years. Depending on where you completed upper secondary education, you may be required to have more than three years of university education. Please check the GSU-list for detailed information and requirements for each country. 

A Bachelor´s degree in Geosciences or equivalent is required:

Applicants with a Bachelor's degree in geology and/or engineering degrees will also be considered if they document at least 40 ECTS credits in geosciences/geology/geophysics.

All applicants must have at least 30 ECTS credits in mathematics/statistics/calculus.


The minimum GPA (grade point average) for admission to this Master’s programme is 60% or 3 on the ECTS grading scale. However, admission to this programme is highly competitive and applicants must demonstrate good academic standards and top grades. Applicants with a grade level equivalent to Second Class Lower Division or lower will not be considered for admission.


How much is 30/40 ECTS credits?