Master of Design

The Master of Design has a broad approach to design that emphasises the relevance and importance of design within contemporary society. The programme is founded on an industrial design tradition and promotes design that actively shapes our society, industry, organisations and daily life.

At master's level students may specialize within interaction design, service design or industrial design. Systems oriented design methods are included in the programme. The programme reflects the rapidly emerging fields of design that respond to sicietal chanllenges, new technologies and increased complexity. It applies research-based teaching, which enables the students to take active part in the school's research activites. Indutry partnerships are also an integral part of the programme.

Contact (person and/or unit) Academic Services
Telephone (+47)22997027
Programme duration Based on a previously obtained bachelor's degree in design, international English speaking candidates may apply for master's level admission to AHO. Students who enter the program at master's level (4th year) will study for 4 semester's - 2 years - to obtain the title Master of Design.
Application deadline 1st March: Admission to Design Master level

15th April: Admission to Design first year (Norwegian required)
Nokut certification Yes
Formal prerequisites Bachelor's degree (or similar) in design.

Satisfactory English skills must be documented through TOEFL- or IELTS-test, or CAE/CPE.

Digital portfolio.

Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of both formal requirements and the level and potential showed in the portfolio.
Tuition No tuition fees. Excursions are not subsidized by AHO. Students pay for their own material.
Subject area Art and Design
Degree level Master
City Oslo, Norway
Credits 300 / 120
Language of teaching English