Communication Technology

Master of Science Programme, 2 years

Communication Technology


Students at communication technology at work
Photo: Geir Mogen



  • Master

  • Full-time

About the programme

What will you learn?

Can you imagine not having a mobile phone? NTNU is researching the future of the 6G network. Get a Master’s degree that enables you to create technology for the future.

Communication networks and network services are constantly evolving and are becoming an increasingly important and integral part of modern society. Every day, we rely on sophisticated communications networks and network services to develop key infrastructure, such as the Internet and mobile technology.

This study provides you with the knowledge and skills in technologies and techniques required to meet societal needs for secure, smart and robust communications networks and services.

You can specialise in:

  • Networked Systems
  • Information Security

Here’s what you’ll learn in the programme

Apply for admission

To be admitted to this Master’s degree programme, applicants must have a relevant bachelor’s degree with a grade point average of at least C within telematics, communication technology, informatics, telecommunications or similar studies. How to apply and details of admission requirements.

Career opportunities​​​​​​​

After graduating, you are highly valued and in demand worldwide by the telecommunications and software industries, network-, service- and content providers, consulting companies, research institutes and universities. What can you work with?

Study environment

As a master's student in Trondheim, you will be part of an international and multicultural research environment. Every year, we welcome international- and exchange students from around the world. Everyday student life in Communication Technology.

Structure of the programme​​​​​​​

This is a two-year full-time study. In the second year of the study, you specialise in either networks, services and applications or information security. How the programme is structured.


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

Facts about the programme


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

City: Trondheim

Department of Information Security and Communication Technology
Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

How to apply

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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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