Sustainable Manufacturing

Master's Degree Programme 2 years, Gjøvik

Sustainable Manufacturing

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Sustainable Manufacturing

About Sustainable Manufacturing

How can we develop sustainable manufacturing processes and products? How can we do more with less resources? One thing we know is that students in Sustainable Manufacturing will participate in forming tomorrow’s sustainable solutions.

This programme of study gives you sought after competence about how we can deal with the challenges that the manufacturing industry is facing today.

You can take this programme of study full-time or part-time.


The programme is open to both international and Norwegian students. 

Admittance to the programme requires a bachelor's degree according to the Norwegian framework for bachelor in engineering or equivalent.

Job prospects

With a master's degree in Sustainable Manufacturing you are qualified for a variety of jobs including:

  • Project management
  • Quality management and engineering
  • Manufacturing process engineering
  • Materials sciences engineering

In addition you can work in various consulting jobs. This master's degree can also be a stepping stone for an academic career.

Study environment

Information about student life in Gjøvik and student organisations.

Programme components

Master in Sustainable Manufacturing involves two years of full-time studies and constitutes a course load of 120 ECTS credits. As far as possible we aim to accommodate an individual education plan if you are not able to take the master's degree programme full-time. 


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.



Degree: Master in Sustainable Manufacturing
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Restricted admission: Yes

Language of instruction: English

Faculty of Engineering
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering

City: Gjøvik

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 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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UN Sustainable development goals

UN Sustainable development goals

Sustainability is the core of Master in sustainable manufacturing. Do you want to develop sustainable production processes and products?

Icon - UN Sustainable Development Goal 8 - decent work and economic growth. Link to Sustainable Development goal 8.Icon - UN Sustainable Development Goal 9 - industries, innovation and infrastructure. Link to Sustainable Development goal 7.
Icon - UN Sustainable Development Goal 11 - sustainable cities and communities. Link to Sustainable Development goal 11.Icon - UN Sustainable Development Goal 12 - responsible consumption and production. Link to Sustainable Development goal 12.