Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, TRONDHEIM


– Programme components

 MSc in Biology has four specializations:

For more information on the compostion of the study-plan and course outline take a look at the Study-plan.


The master-degree study has two main components

  • Master- thesis (60 credits)
  • Theoretical and methodological courses, mandatory and elective courses (60 credits)

A general condition of a MSc in Biology is two years of full-time study where the normal workload for a full-time student for one academic year is 60 credits. Teaching is given in English for all four study areas.

The specializations are different in terms of compulsory majors for admission (admission requirements).

Practical information


Special information for a Master's student specializing in Biology:

  • "How to do science" - this is a compulsory introductory course in week 34
  • We recommend that you take BI3052 Study Design (start week 37)
  • Excursions: Students attending MSENVITOX, 3 days mandatory excursion in week 36 (4.- 6. Sept.)
  • Course outline of MSc programme