M.Sc. On Campus

Systems Engineering

University of South-Eastern Norway

36 months
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The Systems Engineering programme offered at University of South-Eastern Norway is designed for people who have just completed a bachelor’s degree programme and do not have a job. You will have a temporary paid part-time job in a company, in parallel to your studies. 


Systems engineering is a recognized method of developing systems in the car and oil industries, and in computing, networking, communications and research and development. With a master’s degree in Systems Engineering, you will be qualified to participate in and lead the development of large complex products and systems that require the involvement of many disciplines.

Where will I work?

You will be attractive to potential employers because of your extensive work experience combined with an interdisciplinary master’s degree. The students on this programme will be well-prepared for positions as project leaders.    

Working in a company

he students on this programme work 50% as engineers in relevant companies on the same terms as permanent employees.  

We have an ever-expanding portfolio of national and international high-tech companies which employ our students.

What you will learn

Systems Engineering is an interdisciplinary master’s degree programme which focuses on how to design and manage complex engineering systems throughout the life cycle of products. Systems engineering is the ultimate tool for the rapid translation of knowledge into competitive products and services.

The master’s programme consists of systems engineering subjects and elective subjects. The area you choose to specialize in will depend on your professional background, your current job, what your employer needs and what jobs you might like to do in the future.

You can choose to specialize in the following areas: Systems Engineering, Subsea Engineering, Embedded Systems, Business and Management, Industrial Domain and Product Development. Other specializations at other colleges or universities are also possible for our students. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Robust Engineering
  • Lean Product Development
  • Embedded Systems
  • Advanced Materials
  • System Modelling and Analysis
  • Modelling and Optimization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

To be admitted to the Industry Master’s Programme in Systems Engineering, two criteria must be met:

  • Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in engineering with a cumulative grade point average of C or above
  • Applicants must be offered a job in a relevant high-tech company suitable for the Industry Master’s Programme.

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.


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