Master's Degree in Technology Studies in Gjøvik in Norway

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Technology Studies

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Although technology may seem like a contemporary development, humans have been using technology since they began converting natural resources into tools. For example, the understanding of fire and its use in prehistoric cooking could be considered a facet of technology.

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.

Gjøvik is the regional hub for trade, agriculture and education. The Gjøvik University College is the leading high school that offers specialization in Information Technology, Engineering, security and Medical sciences.

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Master in Color in Informatics and Media Technology

Gjøvik University College (GUC)
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Norway Oslo Gjøvik + 1 more

The master program is broadly interdisciplinary, students conduct research related to one of the following fields: Color image capture, devices, and processing; Spectral color science; Technologies and models for multi-media systems. [+]

The University of Saint-Etienne (France), Gjovik University College (Norway), the University of Granada (Spain), and the University of Joensuu (Finland) have been approved by the EU to deliver a new two years master program entitled Color in Informatics and Media Technology (CIMET), within the prestigious Erasmus Mundus program.

The master program is broadly interdisciplinary, students conduct research related to one of the following fields: Color image capture, devices, and processing; Spectral color science; Technologies and models for multi-media systems.

Admission criteriaTo qualify for admission, applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science, physics, optics or imaging science. Admission will be based on academic excellence. The study program starts autumn 2008. This master program is broadly interdisciplinary, encompassing photonics, computer vision and imaging science, computer science and media technology as a mix of relevant theoretical and practical knowledge. All courses will be given in English. The program requests high mobility, but it is possible to mainly study in one host university and attend only one semester in another university.... [-]


Master in Information Security Technology

Gjøvik University College (GUC)
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Norway Oslo Gjøvik + 1 more

A Master of Science in Information Security will provide you with the knowledge and theoretical background as well as with the requisite skills and attitudes to succeed in this challenging yet eminently rewarding field. [+]

Information Security Information technology permeates all aspects of society and has become critical to industry, government, and individual well-being. Securing these vital services and structures and the availability of trustworthy information whenever and wherever it is required has become both an area of intensive research and also of burgeoning commercial activity.

Contents of the studyA Master of Science in Information Security will provide you with the knowledge and theoretical background as well as with the requisite skills and attitudes to succeed in this challenging yet eminently rewarding field.

The language of instruction is English.

Major areas of study:

Cryptography and security mechanisms Network security Intrusion detection and prevention Security management Biometric authentication Information warfare Wireless communication security The Laboratories ... [-]