Applied Computer Science

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Welcome to the new semester 2019

Semester commencement and program for the start seminar

International students:

Orientation Days: August 12-16 2019

All students:

Mandatory start seminar August 16th from 10am in Auditorium K105

Program for the start seminar

Student registration

Get started as a student

Time schedules

The lessons start after the start seminar. You will find your time schedule in TP:Timeplan

Access card

The access card serves as a key/access card, a library card and for printing. A photo for the access card is taken during the start seminar.

Your NTNU user account must be activated before you can get an access card.

  1. By the entrance in Building A there is a photo machine
  2. Log in with your NTNU username and password
  3. Take a photo and set a PIN code
  4. Go to the IT department in Building K (during the opening hours 8-15) to pick up your access card. Remember to bring ID!
  5. The access card is printed when you show up, and the photo will be checked


Buy your curriculum on the internet or at the book store Sit Gjøvik at campus or at the book sales in the cafeteria in August (date tba), where former students sell their used books. You will find your curriculum in the course description for each course. (Choose Autumn 2019/Spring 2020)

Activity Day

Get to know all student organizations, groups and student unions at campus on August 20th.

Join the Buddy Week

The Buddy Week lasts from August 13th to August 24th.



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About Applied Computer Science

Would you like to improve the way humans work together with technology? You can learn how to develop digital solutions to achieve this.

A master’s degree in Applied Computer Science gives you the knowledge and skills you need to master web, mobile and gaming technology. You will learn how to develop applications, tools and systems for use in today’s digital world. The programme will give you the scientific and analytical skills to see the technology’s potential – and to ask vital questions about how and where it should be used.


The programme is open to both international and Norwegian students.

Admittance to the programme requires an average grade of at least "C" form a bachelor's degree in computer science, informatics, or similar with at least 10 credits in math and 80 credits in computer science, digital processing, computer vision or robotics.

Job prospects

As a graduate you will be qualified to work as programmer/application developer, as software consultant, researcher within visual computing, information security, mobile and gaming or in any enterprise that uses digital tools and systems. You will also qualify for PhD programmes in Computer Science.

Study environment

At Gjøvik we offer excellent conditions for students, with modern lecture halls, study rooms, and computer labs. As a master student you will be closely interacting with staff and researchers. In Gjøvik you will be part of a highly international and multi-cultural environment.

Programme components

You will have the opportunity to specialize in one of our fields of expertise:

  • Web
  • Mobile
  • Gaming
  • Colour and image processing
  • Visual computing

Learning outcome

A candidate who has completed his or her qualification should have a learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence.

Year schedule

The year schedule for Master in Information Security, Master in Computer Science and Experience-based Master in Information Security at NTNU.


Contact if you have any questions regarding the programme.


Degree: Master in Applied Computer Science
Duration: 2 year, 120 ECTS
Programme code: MACS
Grade requirement: C
Language of instruction: English

City: Norway, Gjøvik

Department of Computer Science
Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

How to apply

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2018

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2019

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2019

The application portal is now open


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