The emphasis is on knowledge of existing and new technology, new tools and new methods for dissemination of knowledge through the use of modern educational technology. A good command of English is required.
The teaching will reflect the wide range of branches the candidate can work in after graduation, ranging from the development of E-learning material for traditional school and university education, training of employees in offshore firms and other specialist firms, and as employees in companies using E-learning and educational technologies. The programme focuses on educational technology, and all topics are helping to underpin the knowledge necessary to develop good E-learning modules and topics.
Central areas of work will be development of digital learning systems for the public and private sector, for example the public education system, the movie-, TV- or other media industry, the structural engineering, offshore industry, museums/galleries and advertising agencies. The Master´s programme in multimedia and educational technology provides the basis for continuing in education and research in Norway or abroad, for example with a doctorate.
Admission requirement for the two-year master’s programme is a bachelor degree in Multimedia Technology and Design, or in a similar field. The grades in the bachelor diploma must have an average of C or better according to the ECTS grading scale. Please see supplementary regulations regarding admission.
Full-time master's students can take the third and/or fourth semester at a partner university abroad. In order to become an exchange student, the courses/thesis work that the student is planning to undertake at the foreign institution must be given a preliminary approval by the studen's programme coordinator at UiA, and a written student contract must be signed with the International Education Office. The Faculty of Engineering and Science has a large number of partner universities with which student exchange can be arranged in an efficient manner.