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Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

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Master of Science in Informatics is a 2-year master’s programme at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) for those who want to continue studying informatics after completion of a bachelor’s degree programme.


The programme in Informatics from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) will provide you with an advanced and research-oriented competence in informatics. This course of study includes the full scope of our research within informatics in the department.

Through this programme you will develop an academic competence and ability to work independently on theoretical and practical problems by means of modern and sophisticated technology. 

Career opportunities

  • With a Master in Informatics you will be qualified for the new working life. Most students secure a job before completion of their master’s thesis. Usually, you will start working as a developer. 
  • Gradually, however, you may become a project manager or a leader of development groups. You may also be able to work at a superior level with system design and method development.

Programme Structure

  • The programme is a 2-year full-time course of study based on knowledge, skills and general competence acquired through a bachelor’s degree in informatics or equivalent. 
  • The programme qualifies for an advanced level in the subject area and for admission to doctoral degree programmes.
  • The programme consists of four programme options and you have to apply for admission to one of the following.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first degree (a bachelor's degree) in a relevant field.
  • English proficiency.
  • Excellent academic performance: A minimum requirement for admission to all programmes is the grade C or better on the ECTS scale. Note that admission is highly competitive. 

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Living costs for Trondheim

10387 - 16650 NOK /month
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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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