Master's degree programme, 2 years

Mathematical Sciences

Mathematics students watching a computer screen. Photo.

Mathematical Sciences

New students August 2015


All new students must be present on Monday, 10 August 2015 and participate in Orientation Week and the Matriculation Ceremony in week 34.

Monday, 10 August - Sunday, 16 August 2015 - Orientation week for International and exchange students
Orientation week for international and exchange students
New student in Trondheim

Tuesday 11 August 2015 - Matriculation Ceremony
09.15 Matriculation Ceremony part 1
on the lawn outside the Main Administration Building at Gløshaugen.
12.00 Matriculation Ceremony part 2, Auditorium EL 6.
The Matriculation Ceremony is compulsory for all new students at NTNU. Make sure you get registered.

Monday 17 August – 10.15 orientation meeting at the Department of Mathematical Sciences. The meeting will be held in the Central building II, Room 738

This link will take you to information about social acitvities offered by DELTA, the student association.

If you have any questions, please contact study advisors at the IME Faculty by email:

The Master of Science (MSc) in Mathematical Sciences at NTNU is a two-year, international Master's degree programme.

Mathematics is the language of science. From the time of Pythagoras to the world we live in today, mathematics has been extremely important for the development of society. Mathematics and statistics are fundamental subjects that never go out of date.

If you are interested in problem solving and enjoy mathematics, these subjects may be just right for you.

Mathematics is used in medicine, natural sciences, technology, finance, the environment, public administration, and much more. With an education in mathematical sciences, you will be highly sought after in the job market.

Career opportunities

Graduates with Master's degrees in mathematical sciences are in demand on the job market in sectors ranging from energy to finance, research, teaching and information technology.

Read what former students say about their jobs (in Norwegian).

Structure of the programme

The Master's programme in Mathematical Sciences is a two-year programme of study totalling 120 credits. You can choose from five programme options:

Student advisers

Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:56:02 +0200

For further information

Contacts for this programme
Petter Bergh

Student adviser at the faculty:
Sølvi Sønvisen
tlf. + 47 73 59 34 58

Application Deadlines

15 APRIL: Norwegian applicants
If you are a Norwegian citizen and hold a bachelor's degree from Norway. See admission procedures.

1 MARCH: Nordic applicants
The 1 March deadline may apply if you have a bachelor's degree from a Nordic country or are a Nordic citizen. See
 admission procedures.

15 JANUARY: International applicants
The online application is now closed for international students. Next intake is August 2016, the application form will open autumn 2015.

Questions about your international master's application?

Having trouble with your online application for our international Master's of Science programmes? Wondering when the deadlines are, or what kind of language requirements to be fullfilled? We have answered all these questions and more in our FAQs.