Information Security

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

Information Security

– Admission requirement

Admission requirement


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
  • at least two years of relevant work experience.

Relevant bachelor degrees:

  • The Norwegian Police University College (PHS)
  • All bachelor’s within Informatics or Information technology

Two years of documented work experience within:

  • digital forensics and cybercrime
  • information security, where practical use with computers and networks is part of your work experience

Some courses in digital forensics require passing courses from The Norwegian Police University College (PHS), the syllabus of Nordic Computer Forensics Investigators Level 2 (NCFI 2), or equivalent education. You will find more information about this on the websites of the aforementioned institutions.

Apply for admission

If you meet the Norwegian language requirements, or have a related Scandinavian language as your mother tongue, you can 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.

Application deadline 15 april

Register your application (NTNU Søknadsweb).

How to document your work experience

All documentation must be uploaded to Søknadsweb.

  • Upload your own file of work practice documentation, titled "practice".
  • Valid service certificate or work confirmation must be dated and signed by the employer.
  • Working conditions must be documented with the type of position, and it should also be clearly stated which tasks the position entails.
  • percentage of full-time equivalent and duration (from date to date) must be specified.
  • Work contract / job offer / paycheck is not valid as documentation of work experience.


MISEB - Application deadlines

COVID-19 and arrival in Norway: Information directed at students moving to Norway

Application deadlines

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2021

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

Please see our FAQ
Facebookgroup for EU applicants
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​​​​​​​Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2020

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