OSLO METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY

International Education and Development

This master's degree programme provides qualifications needed for international work in the education sector in the South and work on international development issues in public, multilateral and voluntary organisations.
Application deadline

1 March (early admission) / 15 April for applicants from the European Union / European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and Switzerland. Applications accepted from 1 January.

Formal prerequisites

When applying for admission to the programme, you must choose either the specialisation courseEducation, Culture and Sustainable Developmentor the specialisation courseInequality, Power and Change.

Admission toEducation, Culture and Sustainable Development requires:

  • Bachelor of education, preschool/early childhood education, pedagogy or equivalent, with 60 credits of specialisation in multicultural or international studies, social sciences or religious studies, or
  • A bachelor’s degree in development studies or other relevant social science disciplines with 60 ECTS credits (one full academic year) specialization in educational sciences.

Admission to Inequality, Power and Change requires:

  • Bachelor of education, preschool/early childhood education, pedagogy or equivalent, with 60 credits of specialisation in multicultural or international studies, social sciences or religious studies, or
  • A bachelor’s degree in development studies or other relevant social science disciplines.

Both specialisation courses require:

  • An average grade no lower than C according to the ECTS grading scale.
  • Proof of English proficiency

International courses and relevant social science subjects include social geography, sociology, social anthropology, political science, economics, history and area studies that cover developing regions or other development-related areas.

Tuition No tuition fee
Degree level Master, 2 years
City Campus Pilestredet, Oslo
Credits 120.0
Language of teaching English
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