Career opportunities

Electric Power Engineering - Master's Programme, 2 years - Trondheim

Career opportunities

Engineers with a specialisation in electric power engineering are 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. Here are some opportunities:

Through industrial network: We have close relations with Norwegian and international industry and utility companies.

Follow up with PhD: Students completing the master programme with an average of B or better can apply for vacant PhD scholarships in electric power engineering at NTNU.

Through project work and master thesis: In almost all our Master thesis the students work closely in cooperation with PhD-students and/or industrial partners. ​​​​​​

Further studies

After the completion of a master’s degree programme, it is possible to apply for admission to a doctoral degree programme (PhD). A PhD programme is the highest level of formal education in Norway. Through a doctoral degree from NTNU you will be qualified for leading positions in business and industry, public administration, higher education, and research. 

NTNU offers a PhD degree in: