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Faculty of Technology, Art and Design (TKD)

The Faculty of Technology, Art and Design offers higher education and research and development within technical subjects, arts and design.

Students
4050

2023 (Database for Statistics on Higher Education)

Bachelor's programmes
13

plus courses for one year and six-months, exchange students and further education

Master's programmes
7
PhD programmes
2
Girl doing crafts in a classroom
It takes courage to create

Resistance and obstacles are needed to unlock creativity, according to Arild Berg, artist and professor at OsloMet.

Shows the legs and white cane of a blind person walking on a gray paved sidewalk. Next to him, a person walks with him.
How artificial intelligence can help the visually impaired

Traditional navigation tools for the visually impaired are often impractical and require extensive training. Yet rapid advancements in artificial intelligence and the increasing computational capabilities of smartphones are opening new doors to enhance navigation assistance.

Picture of Maryam showing something on the quantum computer to professors Sergiy and Sølve who are standing on opposite sides of her. On the table in front of them is a black quantum computer
Maryam helps a public transport company to get ahead of technological development

The public transport company Ruter likes to be at the forefront of technology development and hired OsloMet graduate Maryam to explore the possibilities of quantum technology.

Student drawing with pencil on a pencil portrait of a woman.
Fear of failure hinders creativity

“Making mistakes helps us learn and improve, and it is by making mistakes that we discover new ideas,” says OsloMet professor Ingeborg Stana.

Faisal in front of the on-campus climbing wall.
‘Universal design will be important in the future; all the big tech companies are focusing on it.’

‘People are trying to find practical digital solutions to complex problems. This is a good reason to study Universal Design of ICT,’ says Faisal.

Anna Batzeri holding a computer where the screen shows the website she is helping to develop.
Making ICT solutions more accessible

When Anna makes healthy food information more accessible to food producers, she learns how ICT solutions can be used more easily by all.

Five OsloMet students at an office space. Screen, keyboard and coffee cup on the left.
The best way to work from home

OsloMet students created a manual with good tips on working from home or anywhere else.

Rear view of two computer programmers, a young woman and a young man, discussing at office desk.
How to make AI we can trust

Artificial intelligence offers great promise, but suffers from a trust deficit. Researchers at OsloMet are seeking to make this technology more trustworthy and, ultimately, more sustainable.