Bachelor's degree programme 3 years, Trondheim

Vocational Teacher Education

Vocational Teacher Education.

This programme is taught in Norwegian.

There is a need for more vocational teachers in the coming years. Education is becoming more important in business and organizations. This study makes you qualified as vocational teacher in Upper Secondary School as well as many other training positions, especially within business.

Vocational teacher education (three years) is an offer for people who have a craft certificate or the equivalent, and minimum two years of relevant work experience. The study programme educates teachers for work in several education programmes within Upper Secondary Education, and qualifies you to be a teacher within your subject.


You have to meet the Norwegian language requirements, or have a Scandinavian language as your mother tongue, if you want to  apply to any of NTNU's degree programmes. You also must meet the basic requirement for admission, and demonstrate that you meet the English language requirements.

The application deadline for the programme is March 1st for students with an international degree, and April 15th for Norwegian and Nordic degree students. Students apply through Samordna Opptak.


Degree: Bachelor – Vocational Teacher
Language of instruction: Norwegian

Duration: 3 years, 180 ECTS
Programme code: BYRK
Restricted admission: Yes

Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences
Department of Teacher Education

City: Trondheim
Application deadline: 15th April

This information applies to the current academic year

Contact us

Telephone: +47 73 59 77 00

Postal address:
Student and Academic Division
Admissions Office
N-7491 Trondheim