Master's degree programme, 2 years, Trondheim

Aquatic Food Production - Safety and Quality

– Admissions requirements

Admission requirements

Admission to the MSc programme in Aquatic Food Production - Safety and Quality requires a A BSc or BSc Eng degree corresponding to a minimum 180 ECTS credits in Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Food science, Food technology, Industrial Engineering, Life science, Environment or other comparable degree.

When you apply you have to decide which study track you want to follow, therefore you have to ensure that you fulfill the requirements for both universities in your study track. Applicants for NTNU must have basic knowledge in statistics, mathematics and biochemistry.

Because this is a Joint Nordic Master Programme, the application and admission process for this programme differs from other programmes at NTNU. 

How to apply

Application deadline for all universities is January 16th 2016.

You can expect information on your admission results in March.

  • In the application, you must indicate your study track and second year university
  • All applicants must write a motivation letter as part of the application

Study start in September only.

There is joint admission for the Nordic Master in Aquatic Food Production – Safety and Quality. You must send your application directly to the university, where you wish to start your study track. 

Apply to the Natural Resources Study Track at NTNU

Applicants must submit all relevant documentation online by 16 January:

  1. ID/passport: submit a copy of the page that has your name, picture, date of birth and nationality on it
  2. Diploma OR documentation of graduation
  3. Complete transcript of record
  4. Start you application

You must fill out this additional application form and upload the document to your application in Søkndadsweb.

The application portal will open 1 November.


All applications are academically evaluated by the consortium partner universities. Candidates fulfilling the above requirements are ranked based on their academic achievements. The final selection is based on a decision by the admission-board of the consortium.

Spring admissions

It is not possible to apply for admission for the spring semester due to the structure of the Nordic master's programmes -- all programmes start in autumn, and extend over four semesters.

Questions related to admission, please contact Higher Executive Officer Sigrid Hauge