UNIVERSITY OF AGDER

Master's Programme in Information and Communication Technology

The study programme is only open for EU/EEA applicants.

This study programme gives you a unique and competitive advantage in ICT in one of the two specialization profiles: Information Technologies and Communication Technologies. Our knowledgeable and experienced professors provide with comprehensive and engaged trainings for you to become an expert in ICT. These trainings include, but are not limited to, lecturing, hands-on skill development, and research-oriented projects. In collaboration with our world leading scientists you can immerse yourself in Information Technology including machine learning, data science, and eHealth as well as in Communication Technology including mobile and wireless communications, computer networking, and Internet of things (IoT). We have close collaborations with regional, national, and international companies, universities, and public sectors. You are provided opportunities to do your Master’s thesis on a variety of topics that are associated with ongoing research and development activities from different universities, research institutes, companies and public sectors. With a Master’s degree from our internationally recognized programme, you gain excellent and competitive opportunities in the global job market in research, development, innovation, and leadership.

What do you learn?

What you learn in this programme is dependent on the specialization profile that you choose. If you choose Information Technologies, you will learn Artificial intelligence and machine learning, Data science, and eHealth technologies.

If you choose Communication Technologies, you will study Mobile Communications, Computer Networking, Embedded Systems and Internet of Things (IoT).

Application deadline
Entry requirements

General academic basis is a completed and passed three–year Bachelor’s programme in Engineering, based on the National framework plan. Furthermore, the following requirements, that partly go beyond the requirements of the National Curriculum, have to be met:

  • At least 25 credits in relevant mathematics
  • At least 5 credits in statistics
  • At least 7,5 credits in Physics

Specific requirements regarding the academic basis for the programme option Information Technology: Education within the subject areas Data or Electronics. The requirement that there be a relevant basis in mathematics is satisfied through mathematics equivalent to obligatory mathematics and one of the elective courses, Discrete Mathematics or Mathematics 3 within UiA’s engineering programmes.

Specific requirements regarding the academic basis for the programme option communication Technology: Education within the subject areas Data, Electronics, Renewable Energy, or Mechatronics. For applicants with backgrounds from renewable energy, it is a requirement that Control Engineering forms a part of the admissions basis. For applicants with backgrounds in Mechatronics, the requirement is that Embedded Computer Systems forms a part of the admissions basis. The requirement for a relevant basis in mathematics is satisfied through mathematics equivalent to obligatory mathematics and the elective course Mathematics 3 within UiA’s engineering programmes.

Applicants with an equivalent education within technology and science, and who meet the requirements above, may also be admitted to the programme.

For more details see admission requirements on the programme's webpage.

Application period

  • EU/EEA applicants: From 15 January till 1 March.
  • Nordic citizens and applicants with a permanent or renewable residence permit in Norway: From 15 January till 15 April.
Tuition No tuition fee
Degree level Master, 2 years
City Grimstad
Credits 120.0
Language of teaching English
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