Studies at the Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering

– at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology

Professor Mari-Ann Einarsrud with PhD candidates from the Inorganic Materials and Ceramics Research Group. Photo: Per Henning/NTNU

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE) is the leading materials science and engineering institution in Norway.

The programme of study in Materials Technology is a 5-year-programme, and the first two years of study will provide a profound theoretical basis in scientific subjects. The department offers specialization within 3 different core activities with close connection to ongoing research activities:

  • Metal Production and Recycling
  • Materials Development and Properties
  • Materials for Energy Technology

Read more about the research acitivites at the Department


Master's programmes


International programmes

MSc in Light Metals, Silicon and Ferroalloy Production

Norwegian programmes

MSc in Materials Technology, 5 years

MSc in Materials Technology, 2 years

MSc in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, 5 years (You may specialise in Materials Chemistry and Energy technology from the third year)

Contact our student councellors


Kristin Belsaas (Department of Materials Science and Engineering)

Kristin Omre (NT Faculty)

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