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2 years
120 ECTS Credits

EU/EEA applicants

EU/EEA applicants

The study programme is not open for non-EU/non-EEA applicants.

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.

What do you learn?

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.

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.

Admission requirements

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

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 1 March.

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 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.


Application deadline

1 March

Questions regarding admission

"Studying in Norway was just right for me"

As a student at Multimedia and Educational Technology I am given a lot of opportunities and more independence. The way of working is more student centered, and I really like this way of learning.

Franziska Maria Vogler

Student at Multimedia and Educational Technology

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