Applicants to the program are required to have a bachelor degree in Fire Safety Engineering.
Applicants with another technological bachelor degree may also be considered for admission, if they in addition have passed the following courses from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, or equivalent from other institutions:
- ING2043 Fire Dynamics (10 ECTS)
- ING2045 Active and Passive Fire Protection (10 ECTS)
If you do not have the two courses mentioned above you must apply for the online Bridging course within 1st of December 2019. Norwegian applicants can choose to apply as a course student for ING2043 and ING2045 taught at campus.
Minimum requirement for admission is the cumulative grade point average equivalent to, or better than, a C in the Norwegian system.
Applicants to English-language further education or master's degree programmes must document English proficiency at a higher level by one of the following options:
a) Vg1 English in Norwegian upper secondary school (140 annual hours) with a grade of 4 or higher.
b) International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with at least 6.0 points.
c) Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with at least 550 points for Paper-based test (PBT), at least 213 points for Computer-based test (CBT), or at least 80 points for Internet-based test (IBT).
d) Other documentation may be approved by individual assessment.
Please contact the Admissions Office if you have any further questions concerning admission.