Telemark University College

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Telemark University College (TUC, Norwegian: Høgskolen i Telemark, HiT) was the fourth largest university college in Norway. The University College had about 7000 students, split between four different locations in , Notodden, Porsgrunn, Rauland and Drammen.


The university college was organised into four faculties. The Faculty of Arts and Sciences, The Faculty of Arts, Folk Culture and Teacher Education, The Faculty of Health and Social Studies and The Faculty of Technology.

More than 140 studies were offered within the fields of: Engineering, Nursing, Teaching, Culture, Folk Culture, Folk Music, Environmental and health studies, Sports and physical education, Outdoor life, Economics, Computer Science and Languages.

Studies were offered at bachelor and master degree-level, in addition to a professional writer's education is also offered. They furthermore offered two PhD programmes. There were also several 1-year programmes available. Most studies are taught in Norwegian, but some programmes were taught in English, mainly master degrees. Telemark University College uses the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System

The last rector was Kristian Bogen. From 2016 it merged with Buskerud and Vestfold University College to form the University College of Southeast Norway.

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