Start of Study 2017

International students are encouraged to attend NTNU's Orientation Week 14 - 20 August 2017.

On Monday 21 August at 10:15 there will be a welcome meeting for all new master's students at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. This meeting takes place in auditorium KA12 in the Knowledge Centre at Campus Øya.

After the welcome meeting (Monday 21 August at 12:00) there will be an orientation meeting for the MSc in Neuroscience. This meeting takes place in room NSU2 in the Neuro Centre at Campus Øya. It is compulsory to attend this meeting. 


About Neuroscience

Are you wondering how thoughts and emotions arise in the nerve cells in the brain? Do you want to use a wide range of methods from the natural sciences to investigate how the brain works, and what goes wrong when disease occurs? If so, NTNU's interdisciplinary MSc in Neuroscience is the right choice for you.



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


Career Prospects

The MSc in Neuroscience is suitable for students motivated towards research or teaching in neuroscience in particular, or the natural sciences in general. The introduction to experimental and analytical methods is relevant to other academic areas as well.


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 73 59 82 66

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Degree: Master of Science in Neuroscience
Programme code: MSNEUR
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS credits
Restricted admission: Yes (20 places)
Language of Instruction: English

Faculty: Medicine and Health Sciences
Department: Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience

Location: Trondheim (Campus Øya)

The validity of the information: 2017/2018