Academic requirements for Master in City and Regional Planning

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 within one of the following disciplines is required:

  • Planning
  • Civil Engineering

With a specialization of at least 40 ECTS credits in physical planning, city and regional planning, civil engineering, architecture or landscape architecture, landscape engineering, environmental or urban management, technical planning or equivalent

**Knowledge of relevant data tools and experience with physical land use planning, urban design or regulation planning is strongly recommended.

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 40 ECTS credits?