Last edit: 21/02/2020
Approved: 21/02/2020

Structure of the education

Each academic year consists of two semesters which are 20 weeks each, and each semester is further divided into two study periods.

The programme comprises two years of full-time studies (120 higher education credits) including one semester degree project (30 higher education credits). The programme includes 31.5 higher education credits of compulsory courses and specific requirements for the chosen track.


The programme is course-based. Lists of courses are included in Appendix 1: Course list

Grading system

Courses in the first and the second cycle are graded on a scale from A to F. A-E are passing grades, A is the highest grade. The grades pass (P) and fail (F) are used for courses under certain circumstances.

Grading scale is found in the course syllabus.

Conditions for participation in the programme

Participation requires admission to courses within the programme and course registration.

For further studies, special admission requirements for the course are to be fulfilled. Special admission requirements are listed in the respective course syllabus.

Degree project

The degree project is the final part of the education and comprises 30 higher education credits. The project work may begin when special admission requirements for the course are fulfilled.

The degree project should be performed within the area of technology for which the degree is being prepared.


The degree is called "Teknologie masterexamen", English translation "Degree of Master of Science (120 credits)". The main field of the degree is indicated in the text of the diploma.