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Applied Computer Science

Gain an insight and expertise in how to connect technological possibilities within IT to the needs of the industry.
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Key information

  • Master
  • Full-time
  • 120 Points
  • English

Learning Outcomes

This is the study for those who are passionate about IT and technology, and who want to create innovative user experiences and solutions.

On this course, you will develop advanced knowledge within the fields of IT architecture, integration, development and modern information systems, focusing on theories, research questions, research methods and professional standards.

Close links to the industry, including the internship and master thesis in collaboration with the business community helps you succeed with this. You work with topics that are deeply rooted to the discipline.

You will gain a practical competence within:

  • Design of visual information dashboards based on big data
  • Knowledge and practical skills in the development of mobile solutions, Internet of Things and modern architectures
  • Expertise within interactive technology and software integration

    Study model

    This master's degree lasts two academic years, and each academic year is divided into two semesters. Here you can see an overview of compulsory subjects and what opportunities you have for practice, exchange and specialization. We reserve the right to make changes.

    Career Opportunities

    Meet the faculty

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    • How we work

      Our research emphasizes economics, innovation, digitization and IT. In addition, there are several exciting research projects in applied informatics, information systems and human-computer interaction. Our lecturers have extensive experience both within industry and academia. Relevant working life experience is brought into the teaching through lecturing and guest lecturing. This will make you used to working life challenges and will ease the transition between study life and work life.

      Moreover, we collaborate with Gründergarasjen (Oslo’s incubator for technology-intensive early-stage startups) and Loftet Studentinkubator (Kristiania’s own incubator for students who have a business idea or a startup).

    • Campus Life

      Kristiania is a place for everyone, whilst being a place where you will study along with others who share your passions. An education from Kristiania is practice-oriented, which makes our students sought-after in the labour market, even before they have finished their education. The students' own line associations make for opportunities to meet and bond on the basis of shared interests, while the incubators like Loftet and Bryggeriet creates a bustling and inspiring environment for the students' own companies.

    This is the application process

    Here you will find important information about the application process and how you can best prepare for the start of your studies.
    • Important deadlines

      The application deadline is 15. April 2023. The documentation deadline for diplomas and certificates is 1. July 2023. Note that 15. April 2023 falls on a Saturday.
    • Processing time

      For study programs with rolling admissions, you will receive a conditional offer within 1–3 days of submitting the application, if there are available slots for the study program you applied for.
    • How to apply

      Min Side for søkere is where you accept the offer and upload necessary documentation for your qualifications.
    • Semester registration

      You must register and confirm your individual education plan before you are reported as an active student to the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund, and to gain access to your subjects in Canvas, the learning platform.
    • SiO (Oslo) and Sammen (Bergen)

      SiO and Sammen offers housing, health services, kindergardens, fitness centers and much more to its members.
    • Loans and grants

      All our study programs are publicly approved and give the right to apply for loans and grants from the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund (Lånekassen).
    • Services and adaptations

      As a student, you can get guidance, everyday adaptation and follow-up on study-related questions and challenges. We have a duty of confidentiality.
    • Mitt Kristiania

      This is where you get an overview of your schedule, syllabus, services and other tools you need as a student.
    • Student ID card

      As a new student, you can have a student card made on all our campuses except the Brenneriveien Campus. Your student card serves as an access card at the college’s campuses, ID for exams, payment card for printers and library card.

    Do you have questions?

    Our student ambassadors are happy to answer your questions - by chat, phone, email or video.
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