General admission criteria to master’s programmes are given in Regulations concerning Requirements for the Master’s Degrees, established by the Ministry of Education and Research. The general requirement is completed bachelor’s degree, cand.mag.-degree, or other degree or vocational education with a scope of minimum 3 years’ duration.
Further regulations concerning admission are given in Regulations concerning admission to programmes and courses at the University of Agder.
Adopted by the Academic Affairs Committee 6 October 2017.
1. Academic basis The academic basis is a completed and passed three-year Bachelor’s programme in Engineering, based on the National Curriculum, within the fields of mechatronics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or renewable energy. For applicants with a background in renewable energy, the academic basis must include at least 5 credits in electric circuits and 5 credits in automatic control engineering. Furthermore, the following requirements, that partly go beyond the requirements of the National Curriculum, have to be met:
At least 25 credits in relevant mathematics
At least 5 credits in statistics
At least 7,5 credits in physics
Applicants with an equivalent education within technology and science, and who meet the requirements above, may also be admitted to the programme.
2. Ranking of applicants Weighted grade average is calculated from the academic basis as described in subsection 1. Ranking of applicants is done according to Regulations concerning admission to programmes and courses at the University of Agder § 25.
3. Conditional offer of admission There is no conditional admission to the MA – programme in Mechatronics