Information Security

Experience-based master's degree, 3 years, Gjøvik

Information Security

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  • Experience-based

  • Part-time
  • 15. april Application deadline

About Information Security

About Information Security

Information technology permeates all aspects of society and has become critical to industry, government, and individual well-being. Securing these vital services and structures and the availability of trustworthy information whenever and wherever it is required has become both an area of intensive research and also of burgeoning commercial activity.

Do you work on information securitydigital forensics or cybercrime? This master’s degree programme is designed to enable you to combine your studies with your job. It is intended for anyone who needs expertise on information security in their work.

  • You take the programme part-time over three years
  • High degree of flexibility with close links to the academic community
  • Up to 10 days of group sessions in Gjøvik during the semester
  • Online-supported teaching
  • No tuition fees, only semester fees (for the spring semester 2020, the semester fee is NOK 580)


To be admitted to the programme of study, applicants must have a relevant bachelor’s degree with a grade point average of at least C, and at least two years of relevant work experience.

Job prospects

Graduates will be qualified to work as ICT and critical infrastructure providers, corporate forensic investigators and incident responders, as well as for positions in the fileds of law enforcement, national security and defence.

Study environment

The study programme is mainly organized as a web-based, online program (note: some attendance on campus is required of all students). The study program is delivered via an online learning-management platform with a focus on teaching methods that generate student activity, such as exercises thgrough a virtual computer laboratory.

Programme components

Recommended optional fields of study (offered through elective courses):

  • Digital Forensics and Cybercrime Investigation
  • Cyber Operations and Readiness
  • Corporate Forensics and Incident Response

Learning outcome

On successful completion of the programme, candidates are expected to possess learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence.

Year schedule

The year schedule for the master’s degree programmes in Information Security, Computer Science and the experience-based master’s degree programme in Information Security at NTNU.


Please contact if you have any questions regarding the programme.





Degree: Experience-based Master in Information Security
Duration: 3 years part time, 90 ECTS
Programme code: MISEB
Restricted admission? Yes
Language of instruction: English

Start-up seminar: Friday August 14, 2020 (mandatory attendance)

City: Gjøvik, Norway

Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

How to apply

Introduction Seminar

Introduction Seminar

Friday 14. aug 2020, attendance is requiered.

Application deadlines

Application deadlines

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2020

Norwegian and Nordic applicants can apply through the Søknadsweb MASTERNOR from 01.02.2020.