Electronic Systems Design

Master’s degree programme, 2 years, Trondheim

Electronic Systems Design

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What will you learn?

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. Here's what you'll learn in the programme.

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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.

Porgramme components and admission details regarding the NTNU/TU-Berlin dual degree programe.

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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. How to apply and details of admission requirements.

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Career opportunities

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. What you can work with.


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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. Everyday student life in Electronic Systems Design.

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Structure of the programme

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:

  • Acoustics
  • Analog Circuit Design and radio Systems
  • Design of Digital Circuits
  • Embedded Systems
  • Nano Electronics and Photonics
  • Signal Processing and Communications
  • Smart Sensor Systems

How the programme is structured.

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

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Programme facts


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

Master of Science

Master of Science

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

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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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