Master's Degree Programme, 2 years

MSc in Biotechnology

- About the programme

Foto: Geir Mogen /NTNUBiotechnology involves studies of molecules, cells and organisms  with the aim of understanding how biological processes work, and  to be able to develop methods for production of biomolecules like vaccines, enzymes, plants and many others. New and advanced methods of analysis make it possible to study biological reactions  and systems better than just a few years ago.

The science programme in biotechnology is aimed towards the scientific research with focus on cell- and molecular biology, biochemistry and microbiology. One of the objectives is to give the students an in-depth understanding of the biological processes in bacteria, plants and animals and possible applications of these processes.

During the course of the study it will be placed emphasis on practical skills in central courses such as cell- and molecular biology, biochemistry and microbiology in addition to research training. The latter includes statement of testable hypotheses, strategies for testing, collecting data, and interpretation of the results. The master study contain a theoretical and methodical dimension that can be translated to other scientific areas.

This programme is suitable for you if you have a:

  • bachelor's degree in cell- and molecular biology
  • bachelor's degree in bioengineering
  • bachelor's degree in food technology from Norwegian university colleges
  • education corresponding to 3 years of study within biotechnology or biochemistry

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Semester start 2014

Welcome to all new master students at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology (NT). All new master students at the NT-faculty must be present in week 34 when the semester starts. The programme of the introductory week varies among the different study programmes, and you will receive detailed information by email when the admission process is completed. Attendance is compulsory this week, so please make sure that you will be able to attend. An voerview of compulsory Faculty activities, please see Semester start information. The lectures in master courses will in most cases begin in week 35.

International student? Make sure that you attend the Orientation week in week 33 (starts August 11th), including the Matriculation Ceremony Tuesday August 12th.

If you have any questions, please contact study advisors at the NT-faculty by email:
studier-nt@nt.ntnu.no

International Master's Application Deadlines


1 DECEMBER
International applicants**

The application form opens in October 2014.

**Self-financed and Quota Scheme

1 MARCH (15 APRIL)*
Norwegian/Nordic applicants

The 1 March (15 April)* application deadline may apply if you have a bachelor's degree from Norway/Nordic country or are a Norwegian/Nordic citizen.

*R
efer to these admission procedures for more information.