Master of Science in Neuroscience


Study Start 2015

All you need to find out about the start of the semester is available on our webpage. Please contact a student counsellor if you need additional information.


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 international applicants is 15 January. The application deadline for Norwegian/Nordic applicants is 15 April. You submit your application electronically. See if you are eligiblw


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 72 82 07 00

MSc students at NTNU


Degree type: Master of Science (MSc)
Programme code: MSNEUR
Restricted admission: Yes

Faculty: Medicine
Department: Neuroscience

The validity of the information: 2015/2016


Business address:
Medisinsk teknisk forskningssenter
Olav Kyrres gate 9
Telephone: + 47 72 82 07 00

Postal address:
Faculty of Medicine, NTNU
P.O. Box 8905
Medisinsk teknisk forskningssenter
NO-7491 Trondheim