Industrial Ecology

Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, Trondheim

Industrial Ecology

About the programme

About Industrial Ecology

Industrial ecology is about understanding how human activity is linked with sustainability and how we must think to solve environment and sustainability challenges.

Do you want to help solve some of the greatest environmental challenges facing our planet?


The programme is open to both international and Norwegian students.

Job prospects

A master’s degree in industrial ecology prepares you to help solve the environmental challenges lying ahead. It also opens many possible career paths to support municipal and urban planning, technology development in industry, and environmental policy.

Study environment

Information about the study environment and the student organisation at Industrial Ecology.

Programme components

This master's degree programme extends over two academic years (4 semesters) and constitutes a course load of 120 ECTS credits.


You can contact our student advisers on email: or telephone: (+47) 73 59 37 00 if you have any questions about the programme of study or if you have other academic questions.

Facts about the programme


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

Faculty of Engineering
Industrial Ecology

City: Trondheim

This information is relevant for the present academic year.

How to apply

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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 for International Master's degrees is now closed, Nordic and EU/EEA students can apply after 1 February 2020


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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".