Study start 2019
Welcome programme for all new Master’s students
Welcome to all new master students at the Faculty of Natural Sciences (NV).
All new Master’s students: at the NV-faculty the semester starts with a compulsory information meeting in Natural Science Building auditorium R1 on Thursday August 15 at 08:45 (registration starts at 08:15).
- Students from outside of Norway and the Nordic countries: compulsory activities start earlier. Please visit the tailor-made semester start information page for details.
- Lectures in master courses will in most cases begin in week 35, Monday August 27.
About the Programme
The Master of Science programme in Biotechnology is aimed towards scientific research with focus on cell- and molecular biology, biochemistry and microbiology. One of the objectives is to give the students an in-depth understanding of the biological processes in bacteria, plants and animals and possible applications of these processes.
During the course of the study it will be placed emphasis on practical skills in central courses such as cell- and molecular biology, biochemistry and microbiology in addition to research training. The latter includes statement of testable hypotheses, strategies for testing, collecting data, and interpretation of the results. The master study contain a theoretical and methodical dimension that can be translated to other scientific areas.