Communication Technology

Master of Science Programme, 2 years

Communication Technology


Students at communication technology at work
Photo: Geir Mogen

About the programme

About the programme

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


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.

Job prospects

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.

Programme components

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.

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.


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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