Study structure

Biology (Master's Programme)

Studyprogramme structure

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MSc in Biology has four specializations:

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).

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Semester plan details

Check the current schedule for compulsory and elective courses by year and semester, and other details about the programme.

Study plan