Master level restricted access courses

Master level restricted access courses

Some courses at the master level have restricted access. These courses have an earlier application deadline than other courses.


Monday 17 August

Apply for admission here (Søknadsweb)

You may apply for admission from 1 August.

Restricted access courses autumn 2020

STR460 Managing change and innovation (40 seats)

First lecture

The first lecture in STR460 will take place in week 35. The exact time and place for the lecture will be published on this page 7 August.

How to apply

If you wish to take the course for the first time:

  1. Go to the application portal to apply.
  2. Choose Access Restricted courses - Access restricted courses - master level
  3. You may choose up to three courses in order of priority. You may be admitted to a maximum of two courses. Please indicate how many courses you would like to be admitted to by noting "7,5" for one course and "15" for two courses.
  4. Please make a note in the extra information section if you belong to one of the following groups of students:
  • you have passed an exam for the first time in the spring semester of 2020, but have not received the result by 17 August (please indicate the name of the course)
  • you have been on exchange on master level in the spring semester of 2020 and have not received your results by 17 August
  • you are a double degree student and need the course you are applying for in order to complete your degree
  • you are a CEMS student

Please note that it is your responsibility to notify us if you belong to any of the groups above!

If you have taken the course earlier and want to retake the exam: Please do not apply for the course following the guidelines above. Instead, send an e-mail to and ask to be registered for the exam.

Answer to the application

You will receive an answer to your application by Friday 21 August at 16.00 PM. If the course starts late in the semester, you will receive an answer well ahead of the course registration deadline (September 1 / February 1).

Mandatory attendance

Please note that attendance at the first lecture is mandatory for those who have been assigned a seat in the course, as well as those on the waiting list who have been requested to attend. If you fail to attend, you will lose your seat in the course. The time and place of the first lecture will be published around 1 July (autumn semester)/20 December (spring semester). Travels or other commitments that prevent you from attending lectures in the first weeks of the semester are carried out at your own risk. 

Based on the attendance list from the first lecture, students will be registered for the course and for the exam by the section for Admissions.

If you are on the waiting list, you will be notified by e-mail if you are to attend the first lecture. You will find your waiting list number in the e-mail. Please do not attend the first lecture unless requested!

Priority groups

Applicants are ranked according to the number of credits passed on the master level at NHH. 

Students on exchange from NHH to other schools or universities may not be granted access to restricted access courses.