Master’s Degree Programme, 2 years

(MSc in) Industrial Ecology

– Career prospects

During your project and thesis work you will work with our network of contacts in research and academia, industry, and environmental protection.

You will be attractive to a wide range of employers, with your systems-level understanding and analytical skills, and your experience applying state-of-the-art environmental assessment methods to real world problems.

Our programme is both cross-disciplinary and international, meaning you will gain experience relating to a wide variety of people. As such, you will be well-equipped to compete for jobs in an increasingly international market.

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Via our programme you will have developed unique competencies which are increasingly in demand both in the private and public sector. Your greatest advantage will be your ability to consider the big picture and analyze complicated systems, whilst keeping things in perspective.

Our alumni lead strategic environmental projects in research, consulting, industry, government organizations and environmental NGOs. Here are some examples:

Industry Services
  • Environmental Coordinator at Statoil
  • Site Manager at Decom AS
  • Project Engineer at Aventa AS
  • Head of Wind & Site at Adger Energi
  • Vice President Supply Chain at Scatec Solar
  • Project Developer Hafslundbyen at Hafslund
  • Consultant at Norsk Energi
  • Science Journalist at Aftenposten
  • Environmental Advisor at SWECO
  • Consultant and Partner at MiSA AS
  • Sourcing Development Leader at DnB NOR
  • Shipping and Environment Manager at Wilh. Wilhemsen ASA
Research & Academia Government & NGOs
  • PhD Candidate at NTNU
  • PhD Candidate at Carnegie Mellon University
  • Research Fellow at Technische Universität Berlin
  • Research Assistant at NTNU
  • Scientist at NILU
  • Associate Professor at NTNU
  • Senior Advisor at Head of Buildings Unit at Enova SF
  • Senior Advisor at Pollution and Climate Agency
  • Energy Policy Advisor at Bellona