– Job prospects

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Graduates of the Masters programme in Biology will be internationally qualified for a wide range of positions in public and government institutions, e.g. directorates in counties and municipalities, or in various ministries. With a Master's in Biology you can also obtain a position in the private sector as researcher or adviser in consultancy agencies or environmental research institutes and industries.

If you take one year of practical pedagogy, you will also be qualified to teach in secondary schools. Read more.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in research at an academic institution or in industry, you can continue with PhD studies here at NTNU, at another Norwegian institution or an institution abroad.

Do you have passion for research?

Do you have passion for research?

If you want profound knowledge within one field of interest, maybe a PhD is something for you?

Paid education: With a degree in MSc in Biology you can choose among the different PhD programmes offered by the Faculty of natural sciences and technology.

The PhD programmes educate independent scientists on an international level in cooperation with both national and international research environments.

Read more about the relevant PhD-programmes