Master of Science in Molecular Medicine

About Molecular Medicine

The field of molecular medicine is often referred to as "tomorrow's medicine". It aims to provide a molecular understanding of how normal cellular processes change, fail or are destroyed by disease. The purpose of the MSc programme is to develop knowledge and skills in cellular and molecular biology. These have applications in both research and practical clinical work, and will contribute to an increased understanding of processes, diagnostics and treatment of diseases.



The application deadline for for applicants from non-EU/non-EEA students is 3 December. The application deadline for students from EU/EEA countries is 1 March.  You submit your application electronically.


Career Prospects

The MSc in Molecular Medicine qualifies graduates for a wide range of careers, including practical clinical work and technical executive positions in hospital laboratories, and positions in pharmaceuticals and MedTech/BioTech companies.


Programme Components

The MSc is a two-year, full-time programme starting in the autumn semester. There are two main components: a master's thesis worth 60 credits, and theoretical and methodological courses totalling a further 60 credits.


Student Guidance

Contact one of our student counsellors if you have any questions about the MSc programme. Email: / Telephone: +47 72 82 07 00


Degree: Master of Science in Molecular Medicine
Programme code: MSMOLMED
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS credits
Restricted admission: Yes (30 places)
Language of Instruction: English

Faculty: Medicine
Department: Laboratory Medicine, Children's and Women's Health

Location: Trondheim (Campus Øya)

The validity of the information: 2016/2017

Application Deadline

  • Non-EU/non-EEA students: 3 December 2015
  • EU/EEA students: 1 March 2016
  • Norwegian and Nordic applicants: 15 April 2016

The application is now open - apply through Søknadsweb.