Admissions

Admission Tests and Waivers

Additional standardised tests for applicants who do not hold a bachelor's degree from a Norwegian or Nordic educational institution.

Exemptions and Waivers

The Associate Dean of the MSc programme concerned may exempt applicants from admission requirements such as the GMAT/GRE or TOEFL/IELTS requirement.

No GMAT/GRE or IELTS/TOEFL exemption is automatic. To request a waiver of the requirements, the applicant must submit a waiver application. Deviations from the general exemptions may occur as it is the prerogative of the Associate Dean to grant or decline the exemption.

GMAT/GRE exemptions

No GMAT/GRE exemption is automatic. To request a waiver of the requirements, the applicant must submit a waiver application. Deviations from the general exemptions may occur as it is the prerogative of the Associate Dean to grant or decline the exemption.

As a general rule, exemptions are given to the following categories of applicants:

  • Graduates with a degree from a partner institution* Here is a list of our partner institutions.
  • In addition, a GMAT waiver may be given to graduates from the following institutions, due to special institutional agreements:
    - National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine
    - Foreign Trade University, Vietnam
    - Southwest University, Chongqing, China
  • Graduates with a degree from a Swedish, Danish, Finnish or an Icelandic institution
  • Applicants with a CAT score of minimum 90%

To apply for a GMAT/GRE waiver, please download and complete the waiver application form and upload it to your online application.

English test exemptions

No language test exemption is automatic. Exemptions may be given to the following applicants:

  • Graduates who have two years or more of higher education where the language of instruction was English
  • Graduates from a country which is a member of the EU/EEA and/or the Council of Europe who has had English as the first foreign language taken over a period of at least 7 years in primary school, secondary school and upper secondary education.
  • Applicants who have completed International Baccalaureate Diploma programme and have achieved IB Diploma or IB Diploma programme course results issued by IBO

To apply for a language test waiver waiver, please download and complete the language test waiver application form and upload it to your online application.

 

Last updated 7 December 2020