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2 years

This programme is open for applicants from EU/EEA only

The emphasis in the programme 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.

What do you learn?

The teaching will reflect the wide range of branches you 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 an employee 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.


In an increasingly globalised world, the workplace puts more and more demands on global insight and experience. UiA seeks to integrate exchange programs in all studies.

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Job opportunities

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.

Course structure

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Admission requirements

The admission requirements are:

  • A 3 year bachelor’s degree in Multimedia Technology and Design, or similar.
  • A 3 year bachelor’s degree in engineering. The applicant must have passed courses in basic object-oriented programming and 3D-modelling or technical drawing.
  • A 4-5 year teachers education and 60 credits of multimedia courses, basic object-oriented programming and 3D-modelling.

A 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.

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

Student exchange

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 student'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.

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Application deadline

1 March


120 ECTS Credits

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