Risk Analysis and Governance, Master's degree Programme

There is an increasing focus on risk, safety and security issues in society today, and the challenges are many. However, current risk analysis and governance practice suffer from severe weaknesses and there is an urgent need for improvements. New ideas and perspectives on risk analysis and governance are required. The study program highlights such ideas and perspectives, and aims at contributing to strengthen the scientific basis for the risk field and science, including relevant safety and security issues. This master programme in Risk Analysis and Governance will give you advanced knowledge in the fundamentals of risk analysis and governance; attractive competencies either you are looking for future work as a risk scientist, or a risk practitioner or manager.
Application deadline

Non-EU applicants: February 5

EU applicants and Nordic applicants with a Bachelor's degree from outside Nordic countries: March 1

Applicants with a Bachelor's degree from Nordic countries: April 15

Formal prerequisites

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.

Proficiency in English on an advanced level is required and must be documented. For more information, please visit the programme's website.

Tuition No tuition fee
Degree level Master, 2 years
City Stavanger
Credits 12.0