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In this Simulation and Visualization program at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), you will learn the technology used to simulate and visualise. Simulation and visualization technology is used in everything from training in emergency situations in an airplane, surgical interventions in humans, to evacuation in the event of a natural disaster. 


The Simulation and Visualization programme from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is open to both international and Norwegian students. The admission requirement is a Bachelor´s degree in engineering or equivalent. 

There is also a requirement for a major in mathematics from the Bachelor´s degree, equivalent to 30 ECTS. Applicants with 20 credits in mathematics may also apply.

Career opportunities

  • Simulation and visualization are being introduced in more and more areas of society, and the demand for these skills is therefore increasing. 
  • Students gain an interdisciplinary education that enables them to work in a wide variety of areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modelling and Simulation of Dynamic Systems
  • Computer Graphics 
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Simulation and Visualization, Specialization Project
  • Simulation and Visualization, Specialization Course
  • Data Processing and Visualization

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. 

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Ålesund

12000 - 17000 NOK /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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