Study start 2018
Information for students from outside of Norway and the Nordic Countries
Information relevant for:
Master students from outside of Norway and the Nordic Counties who will start at the Faculty of Natural Sciences in August 2018.
All of week 33: Monday August 13 - Sunday August 19. Registration required!
We strongly recommend all new master students from outside of Norway and the Nordic countries to attend Orientation Week. Make sure you register for the arrangement in July!
Matriculation Ceremony, Tuesday August 14.
Compulsory for students from outside of Norway and the Nordic Countries
- The Matriculation Ceremony part I
Place: at the lawn outside the main building of Campus Gløshaugen.
- The Matriculation Ceremony part II at the faculty of Natural Sciences
Time: 13:30, Registration starts: 12:45
Place: Realfagbygget Auditorium R5
Attendance is compulsory for new master students from outside of Norway and the Nordic countries admitted to a MSc programme at the Faculty of Natural Sciences.
Information for all 2-year master students
Welcome meeting, Monday August 20
This is the first meeting for all new 2 year master's students at the Faculty of Natural Sciences. Attendance is compulsory. Make sure you are registered upon arrival. Registration starts at 08:30.
Lectures in master courses will in most cases begin in week 35, Monday August 27.
Information programme - Biotechnology, August 20 - 24
Compulsory HSE training
All master's students must attend compulsory training in Health, Security and Environment (HSE). This includes:
- HSE lecture
- First Aid
- Fire safety training
How to get to NTNU
Use ATB's travel planner to get specific route information.
How to get from the airport to Trondheim and the student villages.
Corinna Dannert and Arpenik Kroyan are master students and will be your buddies during the first semester. They are here to help you with whatever you need, and will arranges several activities throughout the semester.
Feel free to contact the buddies on:
On the Facebook group you may in addition to communicate with the buddies get in touch with fellow students prior to your arrival. The Facebook Group is closed and only international students outside of Norway and the Nordic countries at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology are accepted.
The buddies are available from mid-July.
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.
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
1 December 2018
1 March 2019
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