Media and Interaction Design, M.Sc. | University of Bergen | Bergen, Norway
M.Sc. On Campus

Media and Interaction Design

24 months
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University of Bergen's Media and Interaction Design is about designing and developing engaging solutions for new media.


Key facts

After University of Bergen's Media and Interaction Design you get a highly industry-relevant education that enables you to design prototypes on new media, and evaluate the user experience of both media producers and media users.

Key themes and issues of the study programme include:

  • What is good interactive media content?
  • How does the media of the future look like?
  • How can interaction design and technical solutions help media producers create better media content?

Through the media, the citizens receive information that makes it possible to participate in the public debate. With digital systems, we see an increased demand for new technical solutions and new formats for audience participation and user-generated content.

With this education, you can identify and develop many solutions to the challenges the media has when it comes to better and more efficient workflow.

The programme is taught in Media City Bergen, a knowledge and industry cluster where the university is co-located with media and media technology companies such as TV2, NRK, Vizrt, Bergens Tidende, Mediability and Vimond. At the same time as teaching is theoretical grounded in media studies, interaction design and communication theory, this gives students a unique closeness to the media industry.

Programme Structure

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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

  • In order to qualify for admission to the Master's program in Media and Interaction Design, applicants must have a Bachelor's or equivalent degree in media, design, ICT or similar fields.
  • Applicants with undergraduate degrees within the social sciences/humanities may qualify following academic assessment. The degree must include courses corresponding to at least 20 ECTS in programming and a minimum of 10 ECTS in interaction design. The admission commission makes a thorough assessment of the educational background of each applicant.

Tuition Fee

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    Tuition Fee
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The semester fee is NOK 590. The Programme is not offered to applicants from outside the European Union/EEA and Switzerland.

Living costs for Bergen

10362 - 16828 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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