Master On Campus


The Oslo School of Architecture and Design

24 months
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The Master of Design at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design is a two-year programme for students with an undergraduate degree in design. Students can choose between specialisation in service design, interaction design or industrial design, and develop their own unique identities as designers.


The design programme educates leading practitioners of the discipline. AHO is internationally respected and a preferred partner among the world’s leading universities.

The Master of Design at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design has a broad approach to design that emphasises the relevance and importance of design within contemporary society. It promotes design that actively shapes industry, organisations and daily life. The programme is founded on an Industrial Design tradition, but today equally includes Interaction Design, Service Design and Systems Oriented Design. 

Within this two-year Master, students can either specialise within these directions, or chose a hybrid route. During the studies, students collaborates with industry partners and take part in the school’s research activities.

This programme reflects the emerging fields of design that respond to:

  • societal challenges
  • new technologies and increased complexity by creating services
  • products and interactions that delight
  • improve and challenge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interaction Design
  • Service Design
  • Systems oriented Design
  • Digital fabrication, technologies and processes
  • Design management: innovation and entrepreneurship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

•    Digital portfolio with 5 -10 design projects accompanied by project descriptions•    CV•    Motivation letter (max 500 words)•    Transcript of records and diploma from previous education, in Norwegian or English (certified translator)•    Documentation of satisfactory knowledge of English

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Living costs for Oslo

11682 - 19230 NOK /month
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