Do you want to gain expertise in mathematics? Then this is the programme for you! The master’s programme in mathematics has two different profiles; one in mathematics education, oriented towards becoming a mathematics teacher, and one pure mathematical profile. In mathematics education, issues related to the teaching of mathematics are dealt with. The mathematical direction provided will allow students to gain advanced technical expertise and delve deeper into mathematics. Both profiles qualify students for lectureships after completed PPU education (Practical Pedagogical Education), and both qualify for PhD studies.
The University of Agder has a strong team of experts in mathematics and mathematics education, and in 2013 was awarded the status of National Centre of Excellence in Teaching Mathematics (Matric) from the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education, NOKUT.
All lectures can be given in English, if appropriate, for English-speaking students.
Upon completion of the study programme, you will
*Only for the mathemathics education pathway.
The study ends with a master’s thesis in mathematics (60 ECTS) or mathematics education (60/30 ECTS) See the programme description for details. More information regarding the master’s thesis can be found here.
The master’s programme is based on the four-year teacher training programme, or a bachelor’s programme in mathematics. Admissions requirements state that students must have a mark of C or better before entering the programme.
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Possibilities for studying abroad are given.