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Admission requirements MSc in Risk Analysis and Governance

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 one of the following disciplines is required:

  • Social sciences
  • Natural sciences
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Applicants with other types of educational background, such as social studies, health and social sciences, business and administration, hotel and tourism, police education, teacher training, journalism, history and philosophy of science, may also be considered for admission to this study programme.


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.


What is the ECTS grading scale?