University of Agder, South Norway

Artificial Intelligence and The Internet of Things, Master's Programme

The study programme is only open for EU/EEA applicants.

This study programme gives you a unique and competitive advantage in ICT in one of the two specialisation profiles: Information Technologies and Communication Technologies. Our knowledgeable and experienced professors provide with comprehensive and engaged trainings for you to become an expert in ICT. These trainings include, but are not limited to, lecturing, hands-on skill development, and research-oriented projects. In collaboration with our world leading scientists you can immerse yourself in Information Technology including machine learning, data science, and eHealth as well as in Communication Technology including mobile and wireless communications, computer networking, and Internet of things (IoT). We have close collaborations with regional, national, and international companies, universities, and public sectors. You are provided opportunities to do your Master’s thesis on a variety of topics that are associated with ongoing research and development activities from different universities, research institutes, companies and public sectors. With a Master’s degree from our internationally recognized programme, you gain excellent and competitive opportunities in the global job market in research, development, innovation, and leadership.

What do you learn?

What you learn in this programme is dependent on the specialization profile that you choose. If you choose Information Technologies, you will learn artificial intelligence and machine learning, data science, and eHealth technologies.

If you choose Communication Technologies, you will study mobile communications, computer networking, embedded systems and internet of things (IoT).

Entry requirements

The admission requirement is a completed and passed three-year bachelor’s degree in engineering within the areas Computer Science, Electronics, Renewable Energy, or Mechatronics, in line with the National Curriculum Regulations for Engineering Education in Norway. Applicants with background from renewable energy, must have passed courses in basic object-oriented programming and control engineering. Applicants with background in Mechatronics must have passed courses in basic object-oriented programming and embedded computer systems.

Furthermore, the following requirements are set, which in part go beyond the minimum requirements in the national curriculum regulations:

• At least 25 credits in relevant mathematics

• At least 5 credits in statistics

• At least 7.5 credits in physics

The weighted average grade of C or better is required.

Admission takes place in accordance with regulations on admission to studies and courses at the University of Agder (see the programme website).

Recommended previous knowledge

As all courses are taught in English, a good command of English is required.

Application period

  • EU/EEA applicants: From 1 February till 1 March.
  • Nordic citizens and applicants with a permanent or renewable residence permit in Norway: From 1 February till 15 April.

This programme is open for applicants from EU/EEA only.

2 years | 120 ECT
To be decided for students outside EU/EEA and Switzerland

Entry requirements

A relevant undergraduate Bachelor Engineering programme with minimum 25 credits mathematics, 5 credits statistics and 7,5 credits hysics topics. Basic knowledge in power electronics and electrical machines i required.