Electric Power Engineering

Master’s degree programme, 2 years, Trondheim

Electric Power Engineering

Researchers experimenting. Photo: Geir Mogen

What will you learn?

Electric Power Engineering is important to industrialized as well as developing countries. This Master Programme aims to:

  • Provide candidates with knowledge and skills for planning, design and operation of Electric Power Systems.
  • Develop new methods and new high tech components for effective, reliable and sustainable systems and industrial products.

More details about the programme.

Apply for admission

  • BSc/BEng degree in Electric Power Engineering, Electrical Engineering with specialization in power engineering, or renewable energy with focus on electric power engineering and with average grade of 1st class division or 2nd class upper division.
  • An average grade equivalent to a Norwegian C is required in order to be considered.
  • The candidates must have a minimum of the equivalent of 30 ECTS in mathematics, including 5 ECTS in statistics.
  • The candidates must also have fundamental electromagnetic theory.

Admission requirements and how to apply.

Career opportunities

Engineers with a specialization in electric power engineering is in demand all over the world. In Norway there is a steady demand in sectors such as utility companies, industry, consultant and offshore oil and gas exploration.

Citizens of EU countries can apply for jobs in Norway. Non-EU citizens will have to obtain a work permit first. What can you work with?

Study environment

Trondheim is well known as a top location for students and academics, and the city is regularly rated as the best student town in Norway. Out of the total population of 190 000, 36 000 are university students who leave their mark on the city. Whether you want vibrant city life or a lighted ski trail – Trondheim has it all!
The programme itself is fairly structured, with lectures, exercises and laboratory work, and you spend a lot of time with your fellow students along the way.

The academic and social student organization for Electric Power Engineering is called EMIL. They organize parties, trips and professional meetings. Everyday student life in Electric Power Engineering.

Programme components

The programme consists of two years of full-time studies, giving a total of 120 ECTS credits. There will not be charged any tuition fee. The teaching language is English. 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.



  • Study programme: Electric Power Engineering (Master's Programme)
  • Degree type: Master of Science in Electric Power Engineering
  • Duration: Full-time
  • Credits: 120
  • Unit: Department of Electric Power Engineering
  • Application deadline: 15. april
  • Location: Trondheim

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Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2020

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2021

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2021

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

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