MSc Degree in Technology Studies in Norway

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Technology Studies

Master programs provides the same title for the degree - the Master. Postgraduate studies such as Masters of Science are shortened MSc. The Master of Science in Management program or the Master of Science of Management education are postgraduate programs in common management. This means that students receive an academic education with depth of reflection and abstraction. Masters usually can be classified as Master of Science (MSc) or the popular Master of Arts (MA). The Master of Science (MSc) usually is given for successfully achieving postgraduate programs with a science or technical point of convergence.

The incorporation of technology into modern society has often been the cause of political and philosophical debate. The main concern is whether technology truly helps or harms humanity. Some argue that overuse of technology is harmful to the environment, while others believe it is a necessary facet of human development.

Norway (Norge) is the westernmost, northernmost — and in fact the easternmost — of the three Scandinavian countries. Norway is well known for its amazing and varied scenery. The fjords in the west of the country are long narrow inlets, flanked on either side by tall mountains where the sea penetrates far inland. The ultimate responsibility for the education lies with the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.

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Master of Science, Energy and Environmental Technology

University College of Southeast Norway
Online Full time 4 semesters January 2019 Norway Rauland Hønefoss Porsgrunn Bø i Telemark Kongsberg Horten + 5 more

The programme focuses on environmentally-friendly energy production from both renewable and finite resources and on cleansing processes that reduce air and water pollution. [+]

Master of Science, Energy and Environmental Technology The programme focuses on environmentally-friendly energy production from both renewable and finite resources and on cleansing processes that reduce air and water pollution.

The programme includes specialization in the areas of combustion and energy, and within physical and biological cleansing processes. Some of the work is done with experimental equipment, and other topics utilize advanced mathematical models.

Teaching and learning methods:

The programme is taught in English (international students are enrolled in the programme).

Careers

Employment may be found in companies concerned with process safety and impact assessment; the design and operation of cleansing processes; energy production; administration and distribution; and within the public and private sector research environments. A Masters in technology qualifies students for doctoral studies at University College of Southeast Norway or at other university colleges and universities both in Norway and abroad.... [-]


MSc in Computer Science

University of Stavanger
Campus Full time Part time 2 years January 2019 Norway Stavanger + 1 more

With an MSc in information technology, the door is open to some of the most challenging and interesting jobs in the field. The study program gives a broad foundation within the field of computer science. Topics you will encounter during the study include computer security, wireless communication, semantic technology, autonomic computing, modeling and simulation, and distributed systems. [+]

MSc in Computer ScienceWith an MSc in information technology, the door is open to some of the most challenging and interesting jobs in the field. The study program gives a broad foundation within the field of computer science. Topics you will encounter during the study include computer security, wireless communication, semantic technology, autonomic computing, modeling and simulation, and distributed systems.Composition of the study programThe study program comprises 120 credit points (ECTS) in total, taken over 2 years. 20 ECTS are basic core subjects (B), 60 ECTS are specialization subjects (S), 30 ECTS are credited for the master thesis (M), and 10 ECTS are elective subjects. The master thesis is done on an individual basis where a written report is mandatory. Master theses with industrial partners are highly recommended.The program utilizes lectures, and activities such as individual projects, group projects, laboratory exercises with written reports, and company and industrial plant visits as learning methods. There is a high degree of individual advisory in the program – especially with regards to the Master thesis at the end.A system for continuous assessment and evaluation of the study program is in place. The program plan, including a revision proposal, will be handled by the quality and program committee on a yearly basis according to university policies and guidelines. Furthermore, each individual course included in the program will be evaluated and assessed.... [-]


MSc in in Data Science

Norwegian University of Life Sciences NMBU
Campus 2 years January 2019 Norway As

Do you want to solve the challenges of the future using Big Data? In our master program in Data Science you will learn how to combine informatics, mathematics and statistics with data analysis to deal with Big Data challenges. [+]

Do you want to solve the challenges of the future using Big Data? In our master program in Data Science, you will learn how to combine informatics, mathematics, and statistics with data analysis to deal with Big Data challenges.

What can you use this qualification for? Being an expert in the field of Data Science makes you highly attractive for the future labor market. Big Data challenges are present in all modern societies, all industrial sectors, and research and are expected to grow rapidly in future. Experts for ‘making sense’ out of this data are urgently needed in labor markets such as the communication sector, the energy sector, economy, precision agriculture, the construction sector, in research and the medical sector. What will you learn? ... [-]

Master of Science, Process Technology

University College of Southeast Norway
Campus Full time 4 semesters January 2019 Norway Rauland Hønefoss Porsgrunn Bø i Telemark Kongsberg Horten + 5 more

This program provides a broad insight into the design of process plants, industrial flow processes, applied thermodynamics, process synthesis and separation technology. [+]

Master of Science, Process Technology

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This program provides a broad insight into the design of process plants, industrial flow processes, applied thermodynamics, process synthesis and separation technology. The program utilizes experimental equipment, advanced mathematical modeling and powerful computer equipment. The program is concluded with an individual thesis (30 ECTS) based on research. The topic of the thesis is often one which has current relevance to today’s industry.

Year 1

FM1006 Modeling and Simulation of Dynamic Systems 10 ECTS PEF1006 Thermodynamics 10 ECTS PEF1110 Transport Processes 10 ECTS PEF2106 Combustion and Process Safety 10 ECTS PEF2006 Gas Purification and Energy Optimization 10 ECTS PT2006 Process Technology and Equipment 10 ECTS ... [-]

MSc in Offshore Technology

University of Stavanger
Campus Full time Part time 2 years January 2019 Norway Stavanger + 1 more

Norway is the third largest oil and gas exporter in the world and the Stavanger-region is the undisputed oil capital of Norway. [+]

MSc in Offshore TechnologyNorway is the third largest oil and gas exporter in the world and the Stavanger-region is the undisputed oil capital of Norway. The University of Stavanger has established a research and educational basis in oil and gas technology that has attracted students not only from Norway but from many other parts of the world. The two-year Master of Science Programme in Offshore Technology is designed to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in the offshore industry.A Master’s degree from a distinguished university provides a platform for success and career advancement in any profession. In the petroleum exploration and production industry, a quality postgraduate education is fast becoming a pre-requisite for the top technology and management jobs. The MSc degree in Offshore Technology is focused on industrial asset management, risk management and issues related to the design of offshore installations for the oil and gas industry.The MSc programme has an international profile with applications from students worldwide. The programme incorporates three streams of specialisation:... [-]


MSc in Feed Manufacturing Technology

Norwegian University of Life Sciences NMBU
Campus 2 years January 2019 Norway As

You will achieve skills needed for higher level management in the feed milling industry and related industries. This master study is also an excellent background for further scientific research in feed technology. [+]

You will achieve skills needed for higher level management in the feed milling industry and related industries. This master study is also an excellent background for further scientific research in feed technology.

What can you use this qualification for? The study gives you unique knowledge about nutrition and processing technology. The competence is strongly needed in the feed industry. Your expert knowledge of animal feed production gives you many career opportunities. What will you learn?

The curriculum consists of a combination of nutritional, technological, chemical and physics topics, which combined will represent a unique approach to this topic. You will become familiar with state-of-the-art feed processing equipment. You will learn about formulations and processing of aquafeeds, pet foods and feeds for traditional production animals.... [-]


MSc in Environmental Technology

University of Stavanger
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Norway Stavanger

Institute of Mathematics and Natural Sciences offers two postgraduate engineering specializations in environmental technology. We aim to provide motivated students with knowledge and skills necessary to become responsible water managers and engineers. [+]

MSc in Environmental TechnologyInstitute of Mathematics and Natural Sciences offers two postgraduate engineering specializations in environmental technology. We aim to provide motivated students with knowledge and skills necessary to become responsible water managers and engineers.Students that want to pursue a career in the oil and gas industry, or among the many offshore related services and research companies, are offered a full-time MEng in Offshore Environmental Engineering. The philosophy of this program is to combine courses in offshore oil and gas exploration, production technologies and environmental management. The program is suited for students that are interested in practical technological and administrative competences for sound environmental management in the offshore industries. Successful candidates will qualify for key positions in environmental engineering and management.Our MEng specialization in Water Science and Technology is offered students that want to focus on aquatic chemistry and ecology, and technologies for water and wastewater treatment. Being more natural science and research-based, the program provides students with fundamental and advanced competencies in aquatic chemistry, environmental biotechnology and water process engineering. Our approach is to use fundamental mass and energy balances for design and operation of water and wastewater processing technologies, and system analysis of pollutants in natural water systems. We encourage students to identify adequate available technologies in relation to the ecological mechanisms of receiving environments. Successful candidates qualify for positions in governmental and private research institutions, public and private environmental management and technical consultants, and as environmental engineers within the industry.Both specializations are based on taught courses that... [-]


Master of Science, Industrial IT and Automation

University College of Southeast Norway
Campus Full time 4 semesters January 2019 Norway Rauland Hønefoss Porsgrunn Bø i Telemark Kongsberg Horten + 5 more

What are the opportunities offered by cybernetics, and how can information from physical systems be utilized in a computer system? Become an expert in industrial IT and automation, and get an education that is both applicable and in demand! [+]

Master of Science, Industrial IT, and Automation

What are the opportunities offered by cybernetics, and how can information from physical systems be utilized in a computer system? Become an expert in industrial IT and automation, and get an education that is both applicable and in demand!

Facts about the program

The master program in Industrial IT and Automation provides a broad knowledge in monitoring, control, and optimization of all types of technical and industrial systems based on cybernetic methods and computer engineering.

You will learn how to develop and apply mechanistic (physics-based) and statistical mathematical models for monitoring and control. You will learn to collect measurement data from sensors, store these in-process databases, and to program algorithms for the analysis of measurement data and calculation of control signals. Key programming tools are MATLAB, Python, LabVIEW, and various object-oriented languages.... [-]


Joint International Master in Smart Systems Integration

University College of Southeast Norway
Campus Full time 4 semesters January 2019 Norway Drammen Rauland Hønefoss Porsgrunn Bø i Telemark Kongsberg Horten + 6 more

This master degree is a joint master between Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh, UK), University College of Southeast-Norway (Norway) and Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Hungary). [+]

Joint International Master in Smart Systems Integration

This master degree is a joint master between Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh, UK), University College of Southeast-Norway (Norway) and Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Hungary).

USN together with Heriot-Watt University and Budapest University of Technology and Economics offers a joint master`s degree in microsystems and microelectronics.

Smart Systems Integration (SSI) has been developed to meet the present and future needs in manpower from the increasingly industry relevant area of MicroSystems Technology (MST). These systems, such as airbag crash sensors, inkjet printer heads, lab-on-a-chip systems and smartphones function through the integration of electronic processing with biological, mechanical or optical functions.... [-]


Master of Science in Computer Science (Tromsø)

UIT The Arctic University of Norway
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Norway Tromsø

Computer science surrounds us everywhere in everyday life, such as internet and mobile phones. The program is highly practical and experimental, where the students learn to design, develop and program advanced data systems. All teaching will be held in English, and the program has students from all over the world. [+]

The program covers both the theoretical basis and the experimental methods in computer science. Higher level courses are directly connected to the research within the Department. This implies an opportunity for substantial knowledge in the fields covered.

The program consists of four mandatory courses in computer science, a total of 40 ECTS credits, and 20 ECTS credits of elective courses. The elective courses may be within topics such as economics, management, psychology, and entrepreneurship. The program concludes with a master thesis of 60 ECTS credits. The master thesis can also be done in collaboration with an external IT-company.

Learning outcomes

For each program at the UiT, there are set targets for knowledge, analytical understanding, skills and competencies that a student should have reached by the end of studies.... [-]