Master of Science Programme, 2 years

Communication Technology

Hundreds of new international students at NTNU posing in front of the Main Building – orientation week for international students, August 2014. Picture credits: Office of International relations at NTNU

This programme is taught in English.

New student 2018

13 - 17 August: Orientation week (for international students only)

We strongly encourage all new international students to attend Orientation WeekIt is an ideal opportunity for you to get to know NTNU and Trondheim. 

14 August: Matriculation ceremony

9.30: Matriculation Ceremony part I

Place: The lawn behind the Main Building

The matriculation ceremony is an enrolment ceremony for all new students at NTNU. The Ceremony consists of speeches and entertainment and is mandatory for all new students at NTNU.

11:45: Matriculation part II: Welcome and information meeting

Place: A276 Elektrobygget

All new students in the study programme of Master of Science in Communication Technology are welcome to attend an information meeting at the Department of Information Security and Communication Technology. The meeting will be held in the meeting room Mojave (Electro A276). If you are unable to attend, please email the Programme Coordinator.

Practical information

Arrival checlist

Manage your studies

How to get to NTNU

Local bus

Use ATB's travel planner to get specific route information.

Airbus transport

How to get from the airport to Trondheim and the student villages.

Maze Map

Download app for mobile and tablet

Semester start

The semester will officially start on Monday 20 August. Check the course websites for more information about the first lecture in each course.

About the programme

We are more on more connected, always on-line, at work and at home. The entire society is becoming every day more dependent on advanced communication networks and networked services, everywhere and at any time.

Do you want to take part in the development of tomorrow's communication networks and services?


The application deadline is:

  • 1 December for non-EU / non-EEA students
  • 1 March for EU / EEA / Norwegian students

We admit up to 15 international students and 10 Norwegian students every year.

Job prospects

As a graduate student in this programme you will have a knowledge and skill set which is demanded worldwide by the telecommunication and software industry, network, service and content providers, consulting companies, research institutes and universities.

Programme components

This is a two-year full-time programme. After the first year, you choose one of the following specialisations: 

  • Networks, services and applications
  • Information security

Read about the programme on the Norwegian website



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

Department of Information Security and Communication Technology

City: Trondheim

Apply here

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2018

EU/EEA/Norwegian students: 
1 March 2019

The application portal will open in mid-October 

Do you have questions about your application? Please see our FAQ