Master's Degree Programme, 2 years

(MSc in) Industrial Ecology

Illustration: leaves and machine

Are you interested in studying how to reduce our resource consumption and environmental impacts?

Industrial Ecology is a multidisciplinary research field, consisting of different methods and tools for addressing sustainability challenges.  We aim at equipping students with a sound theoretical foundation and the analytical skills to contribute to a reduction of environmental impacts and to contribute to a greening of the economy.

New student 2016

15 - 21 August: Orientation week

We strongly encourage all new international students to attend Orientation Week 15-21 August. It is an ideal opportunity for you to get to know NTNU and Trondheim. 

16 August: Matriculation ceremony

Matriculation ceremony part I:

  • Time: 09.15
  • Place: Gløshaugen Campus

Matriculation ceremony part II:

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What are your job opportunities?

Oddbjørn Dahlstrøm

Oddbjørn works as an Energy and Environment Advisor at Asplan Viak AS, where he applies the skills he learnt during his master studies and a holistic way of thinking. Read interview.

Marta Baltruszewicz

Marta works for Vestlandsforsking in the Local Environmental and Climate Policy Group, which emphasizes on special challenges related to sustainable development. Read interview.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science in Industrial Ecology (MSc)
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Programme code: MSINDECOL
Language of instruction: English
Location: Trondheim, Gløshaugen

Host Faculty:
Engineering Science and Technology

Validity of information: 2015/2016

Application deadlines

The application deadlines for master's degrees starting August 2016 have passed.

The next round of admission will open in autumn 2016, with the following application deadlines:

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2016

EU / EEA / Norwegian students: 
1 March 2017

How to apply

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