Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, Gjøvik

Sustainable Manufacturing

– About the programme
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About Sustainable Manufacturing

A master’s degree in sustainable manufacturing will enable you to develop sustainable products and production processes. Through innovative and knowledge-based products and processes, tomorrow's demands for sustainable solutions are formed.

Brief outline

This is a two-year master program (120 ECTS credits), which is also available part-time over four years.

Sustainability is a relevant field of study related to the environmental challenges the world faces today. Master in sustainable manufacturing has its core area within ​​manufacturing with a focus on sustainability in the environment, climate, society and economy.

Master in sustainable manufacturing will provide expertise within sustainability in several aspects of manufacturing: operations, lean management, product development, project management, information technology, risk management and quality. You will gain in-depth knowledge about various theories and methods that exist and that will enable you to map the sustainability of production processes and products.

The basis for the master degree is in the needs of industry. The students are closely connected to the industry, and all students are offered a mentor that works in industry.

The master’s degree close connection to the industry will enhance the understanding of the challenges manufacturing are facing and the need for expertise in the future.

Scientists, engineers and managers from the regional industry will complement the professional staff teachers as guest lecturers.

Language of instruction is English.


Degree: Master in Sustainable Manufacturing
ECTS: 120

Programme code:
MSUMA (full-time)
MSUMA-D (part-time)

Language of instruction: English

Faculty of Engineering
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering

Location: Gjøvik

This information is relevant for the present academic year.

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2017

EU/EEA/Norwegian students: 
1 March 2018

The application portal Søknadsweb opens in mid-October

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