Systems engineering is a recognized method of developing systems in the motor and oil industries, computing, networking, communications and R&D. A master's degree in Systems Engineering will qualify you to participate in and manage the development of complex products and interdisciplinary systems .
The Systems Engineering(Part Time) offered at the University of South-Eastern Norway programme is part of the knowledge project of the Norwegian Centre of Expertise in Systems Engineering (NCE-SE). It is also one of the technology pilot programmes of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO). The local industries made USN Kongsberg a natural choice for the pilot project.
What you will learn
Systems Engineering is an interdisciplinary master’s degree programme that focuses on how to design and manage complex systems throughout the life cycle of products. Systems engineering is the ultimate tool for the rapid conversion of knowledge into competitive products and services.
This master’s programme consists of systems engineering courses and elective courses. Your choice of specialization subjects will depend on your professional background, current job, employer’s demands and your prospective career.
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.
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Structure of the programme:
- This programme is designed for people who already have a job and want to take a master’s degree while working.
- You can decide the pace yourself. We are not concerned with any agreement you may have reached with your employer about classes, studying and assignments. It is sufficient that you attend classes and submit assignments on time.
- All tuition is arranged as intensive sessions. The systems engineering subjects consist of one week of intensive instruction, followed by ten weeks for working on a project assignment. In addition to attending the intensive sessions, you must set aside time for completing project assignments.
- The master thesis will be linked to development projects in the company where you work. At least six months of the programme will be allocated to you for completing your master’s project.
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A bachelor’s degree in engineering with a cumulative grade point average of C or above.
- At least two years’ relevant work experience
International1988 EUR/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1988 EUR per module during 48 months.
EU/EEA1988 EUR/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1988 EUR per module during 48 months.
- Each course costs NOK 22 000
Living costs for Kongsberg
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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