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Are you interested in the world of cybernetics and how we utilize information from physical systems in a computer network? Become an expert in Industrial IT and Automation, and explore the opportunities within this field with this degree from University of South-Eastern Norway. 


With a master's degree in Industrial IT and Automation (IIA) you get an education that opens a variety of career opportunities. 

The field of work spans several topics, from engineering cybernetics, modelling and data science to software engineering.

What kind of job do you qualify for?

  • With a MSc degree in Industrial IT and Automation from University of South-Eastern Norway, you are qualified for work in most areas of the private and public sectors. 
  • This involves developing advanced control and monitoring systems, but also developing software and utilizing machine learning concepts in various applications.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Modelling of Dynamic Systems
  • Scientific Computing
  • Automatic Control
  • Machine Learning and Sensor Technology
  • Software Engineering
  • Multivariate Data Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

A cumulative grade point average equivalent to, or better than, a C in the ECTS system (we do the grade conversion).

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

This programme requires a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics engineering or Computer Science (related programmes may also be accepted). In addition you must have passed the following:

  • Mathematics at the level of Mathematics III (at USN), or the equivalent
  • A bachelor course in Programming Language at minimum 5 ECTS credits
  • A bachelor course in Electro/Electronics (Knowledge about resistors, capacitors, inductors and transistors) at minimum 5 ECTS credits
You must also fulfil the English requirements and have a  cumulative grade point average equivalent to, or better than, a C in the ECTS system (we do the grade conversion).

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Kongsberg

7000 - 10000 NOK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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