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

What will you learn?

Do you work with information security, digital 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.

With this experience-based master's degree in information security, you will learn how to manage and prevent cyber attacks to reinforce security in society. You will learn how to build safe and solid information systems, as well as the theoretical background and attitudes necessary to succeed in this important and rewarding application domain.

  • 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)

Here’s what you’ll learn in the programme. ​​​​​​​

Apply for admission

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. How to apply and details of admission requirements.

Career opportunities

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. What can you work with?

Study environment

This study is mainly organised as an online study (note: some presence on campus is required). The study is conducted through a digital learning platform that facilitates student activity – such as exercises through a virtual computer lab. Everyday student life in Information technology.

Structure of the programme​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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

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

How the programme is structured.


We can help you with individual education plans, choice of subjects, job relevance and general questions about the study programme. How to contact us.​​​​​​​




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

MISEB - Application deadlines

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Application deadlines

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2021

Admission August 2021: The application portal will open in October for non-EU students

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​​​​​​​Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2020

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