Master’s degree programme, 2 years, Trondheim

Electronic Systems Design

Antenna lab (image) -Photo: Geir Mogen

About the programme

This master program is aimed at students with a Bachelor degree in electronics, telecommunications, computer science, robotics, physics or equivalent. 

By choosing a 2-year master's programme in Electronic Systems Design, you will strengthen your professional expertise and gain access to a broader range, and more challenging jobs. You can specialize in fields that reach past areas usually associated with electronics.

Dual degree in Electronic systems at NTNU and TU-BERLIN

The Dual Degree programme between NTNU in Trondheim, Norway, and TUB is a two-year Master's double degree. Students that successfully complete the programme will be awarded a Master Degree in Electronic Systems Design from NTNU and a Master Degree in Computer Engineering from TUB.

Up to five students from Electronic Systems Design will be able to participate in the programme each year.


Program Prerequisites and Application procedures

Programme components

The Master's programme in Electronic Systems Design is a two-year programme of study totalling 120 credits. You can choose from seven programme options:

Job prospects

With an Electronic Systems Design degree you can work in many industries such as medicine, space technology, oil exploration, underwater technology, acoustics and microchip development. Many international companies have R & D departments in Norway because we educate highly skilled engineers in the field.


Please contact the Department of Electronic Systems: E-mail

Or visit us on Campus Gløshaugen: Electro-Building B, 4th floor.

Learning Outcome

Candidates from the programme Electronic Systems Design will be technological problem solvers with relevance to important social challenges. This means that they have the technology- and methodological expertise, and insight into selected current application areas and how electronic solutions are included in these applications.

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Degree: Master of Science in Engineering
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Programme code: MSELSYS
Restricted admission: Yes
Language of instruction: English

City: Trondheim, Norway
Department: Department of Electronic Systems

How to apply

For all students

Please note that this international programme, Electronic Systems Design, will award all students a degree in Master of Science, and students will not be awarded the title "Sivilingeniør".

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2019

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2020

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2020

The application portal will open mid-october


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