Biotechnology

Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, Trondheim

Biotechnology


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About the Programme

About the Programme

Biotechnology involves studies of molecules, cells and organisms with the aim of understanding how biological processes work, and to be able to develop methods for production of biomolecules like vaccines, antibiotics, enzymes, biopolymers, biofuels, and many others. New and advanced methods of analysis make it possible to study biological reactions and systems better than just a few years ago. The focus on renewable raw materials, exploration of waste products and sustainability make Biotechnology to an important industry in coming years.

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 of this programme 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 during the thesis project. The latter includes statement of testable hypotheses, strategies for testing, collecting data, and interpretation of the results. The master thesis project can both be experimental and theoretical that can be translated to other scientific areas.

23 Jun 2020

Programme facts

Programme facts

Degree: Master of Science in Biotechnology
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Programme code: MSBIOTECH
Restricted admission: Yes
Language of instruction: English

Location: Norway, Trondheim, Gløshaugen

The Faculty of Natural Sciences

How to apply

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Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2020

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2021

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2021

Admission August 2021: The application portal will open in October for non-EU students

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