Statistics, Master's, 2 years

  • Years2 Years
  • Intake8
  • ECTS credits120
  • Tuition feeNone

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New Student

New Student

Welcome to masters studies at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences!

Starting time: The master meeting is on Monday 23 August, 10:15-12:00, seminar room Delta (4A9f), Science Building Floor 4, Allégaten 41. Attendance is mandatory.

Information about Corona: You can find more information for new students on our website. Here you also find the latest information on how covid-19 will affect your semester startup.

Checklist: Follow the steps in our checklist to make sure you are on track: uib.no/en/checklist

Students with special needs: If you have a disability and need special arrangements, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can find good solutions for you.

Queries? Please contact your faculty information centre at 55 58 98 50 or send an email to studie.matnat@uib.no



Objectives and content

Within the Master's programme in Statistics you can choose among the following specializations:

  • Data Analysis
  • Financial Theory and Insurance Mathematics
  • Mathematical Statistics

Please see under each specialization for more details.


Autumn and spring. This program is only open for applicants residing in Norway and for Nordic citizens.

Application deadline: 15 April (start August) and 1 November (start January)

Programme structure

Master's Programme in Statistics (requirement 120 SP)
Master's Programme in Statistics (requirement 60 SP)
You choose courses in agreement with supervisor
Master thesis in Statistics (requirement 60 SP)
Mandatory course
Course codeCourse titleSPSR
STAT399Master's Thesis in Statistics603
SP = ECTS credits, S = Semester, R = Recommended semester

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About the programme

See full study plan


Department of Mathematics

Study section: studierettleiar@math.uib.no

Department of Mathematics: http://www.uib.no/en/math