Upon completing your Bachelor's degree you may want to further build your knowledge. An increasing number of people pursue a Master's degree, either as full-time or part-time student. Some choose to do so directly after completing a Bachelor's degree while others choose to do so after some years of work experience.
Many companies and organizations demand knowledge at a graduate level. If you choose to continue your studies, we offer several master programs, all of which provide you with an additional 120 credits and an even brighter future.
Our study programs in English
Master of Applied Computer Science with Specialization in Software IntegrationLinking technological opportunities in IT to the needs of businesses.
Master of Human-Computer InteractionDevelop the IT systems of the future, with a strong focus on the user experience.
Master of Information Systems: Digital Business SystemsThis is the course that turns you into a bridge builder between technology and organisations.
Master of Information Systems: Management and InnovationFor aspiring business analysts aiming for a management position, who would like to develop tomorrow's technology.
What is a Master's degree?
A master is an academic degree awarded by colleges and universities after you complete a study that requires a solid mastery in a particular subject. Upon completing, and passing, the Master's degree program over two years (full-time) or three years (part-time), you will receive 120 credits.
The candidates are expected to have advanced knowledge of theoretical and applied methods, good analytical skills, the ability to critically evaluate and solve complex problems – skills highly sought after by employers.
Do I qualify to apply?
To be accepted as a master student you need to document general study qualifications, as well as having obtained a Bachelor's degree or equivalent with minimum 180 credits.
In addition, each of our master programs has their own criteria for entering, information can be found under the admission requirements related to the Master's degree.
Why study at Kristiania University College?
Our highly skilled network of professors and supervisors will challenge you to excel while enrolled at our institution.
We also use out vast network to invite people from top companies, government agencies and start-ups to give lectures and share experiences. Our education actively addresses current topics, and utilizes business challenges to work on.
Smaller classes provide great opportunities for active debates and exciting discussions among students and lecturers.
Part-time or online studies?
Kristiania University College offers several master programmes part-time. Instead of completing the degree in two years you can use three years to complete it. This is a great choice for those needing to combine education with a professional life and/or family.
If you choose to do your studies online, you get even more flexibility to study wherever, and whenever, you want. Kristiania University College also collaborates with the highly recognized Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, offering three world class master programmes through online studies.
Which master programme to choose?
Are you good at technology? Are you a born leader? Is marketing something you absolutely love?
There is no one answer to this question. Let your interests and skills decide your further direction.
When you find a suitable topic you would like to immerse yourself in, it is time to go ahead with your dream. The competition out there has never been tougher, and with a Master's degree you are a candidate with top educaton.
Will a higher degree pay off?
Master candidates are highly sought after by employers, as these candidates bring deep and new knowledge to the workplace. They may be hired to perform complex tasks. This means they can expect to receive a higher salary than those with an undergraduate degree.
Numbers from Statistics Norway (2018) indicate the average salary of candidates with a Master's degree or a Ph.D. is 25% higher than those with a Bachelor's degree.
Last but not the least, multiple jobs are only available to those with a Master's degree. Many top companies in Norway require a Master degree from people entering their trainee programs. They only consider the very best candidates.