5-year MSc in Communication Technology and Digital Security

MSc programme, 5 years

5-year MSc in Communication Technology and Digital Security


Students at communication technology at work
Varied teaching methods: Students also learn in groups and in the lab. Photo: Geir Mogen.



  • Master

  • Full-time
  • 15. april Application deadline

About Communication Technology and Digital Security

About Communication Technology and Digital Security

The objectives of the programme is to educate civil engineers with knowledge and skills about communication systems and networks as well as network based services and applications for the multi-fold of needs of the actors in the commercial and public domain. A CommTech civil engineer shall master technical challenges as well as challenges that need due understanding of the interaction between technical, economical, and other societal aspects.

The first three years of the programme give a common technical background in communication technology, data, mathematics and physics. After the third year specialisations are chosen. The specialisations are:

  • Information security
  • Networks, services and applications
  • Digital economy

The study also includes a number of non-technical and interdisciplinary courses.

Admission Samordna Opptak (sharing)


Language of instruction: Norwegian

You have to meet the Norwegian language requirements, or have a Scandinavian language as your mother tongue, if you want to  apply to any of NTNU's degree programmes.

You also must meet the basic requirement for admission, and demonstrate that you meet the English language requirements.

The application deadline for the programme is April 15th. Students apply through Samordna Opptak.

Programme facts


Degree: Master of Technology
Duration: 5 years, 300 ECTS
Programme code: MTKOM
Restricted admission: Yes
Language of instruction: Norwegian and English

City: Trondheim, Norway
Application deadline: 15 April

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

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The candidate has earned the right to use the Norwegian professional title sivilingeniør. This right is legally protected in Norway.

Contact us

Contact us

E-mail: opptak@ntnu.no
Telephone: +47 73 59 77 00

Postal address:
Student and Academic Division
Admissions Office
N-7491 Trondheim