Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology

Studies at the department for production and quality engineering

Department of Production and Quality Engineering offers a unique interdisciplinary approach through a solid technological scientific grounding, focusing on technology and management oriented subjects. There is a general focus on collaboration with industry in the development and implementation of education programs.


5-year masters programs

Mechanical engineering

By studying mechanical engineering, learn how new products are developed and manufactured to create a business opportunity. The students achieve a comprehensive, technical expertise through a master's degree in mechanical engineering, particularly in the form of a combination of practical and theoretical knowledge.

Engineering and ICT

Engineering and ICT aims to educate engineers with a multidisciplinary expertise. Given this background, you could build a bridge between computer technology and technical engineering challenges.


2-year masters programs

Mechanical engineering

By studying mechanical engineering, learn how new products are developed and manufactured to create a business opportunity. The students achieve a comprehensive, technical expertise through a master's degree in mechanical engineering, particularly in the form of a combination of practical and theoretical knowledge. 

Subsea technology

The program in subsea technology provides students with the foremost expertise in subsea production systems for oil and gas. It is possible to specialize in operation and maintenance or control systems.

RAMS - Reliability, Availability, Maintenance and Safety

The program in RAMS is unique in Scandinavia, the contents are based on experience from industrial projects and research. The program teaches skills and methods to achieve safety, reliability and cost effectiveness in the design, operation and maintenance of industrial systems.

Project management

The program in project management is designed to meet the need for special expertise in the management and control of projects in various orders of magnitude. The program provides the foundation for success as a project manager in a number of different industries.

Global production management

The program in global production management provides expertise for technical leadership in international technology companies. Areas of focus include strategy, industrial economics, manufacturing, logistics, and technology management.


Ph.D program 

Production and Quality Engineering

Education on a PhD level develop new knowledge both in terms of theory and applications. A significant part is empirical and requires access to modern laboratories and equipment. A great deal is also based on a business case. The subject of PhD theses should as far as possible reflect the needs of business and management.


Experience-based masters programs 

Organization and management

The program is interdisciplinary and complex technological and social sciences. The institute offers specialization safety, reliability and maintenance. The program is designed for combining work and education.

Road and rail

Throughout the program, you learn to develop innovative and sustainable technological solutions for the benefit of social development in the road and railway fields. The program is initiated by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration and the Norwegian National Rail Administration to supply the road and railway sector engineering skills at a masters level. Courses are structured on the basis that students have work experience in the sector. It is possible to take individual courses or a complete masters degree.

Oil and gas technology

The program is designed in cooperation with Norwegian industry in response to the need for new skills adapted to current and future challenges in the oil and gas sector. The program is a part-time masters program designed for combining work and education.