Biotechnology

Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, Trondheim

Biotechnology

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A Masters degree in Biotechnology will give you a solid basis for further careers, both nationally and internationally.

A Masters degree in Biotechnology will give you a solid basis for further careers, both nationally and internationally. University-trained personnel at the MSc level are needed and being employed by hospitals and other health services, environmental agencies, consultancy companies and industry, both as researchers or advisors. Graduates of the Masters programme will be also be qualified for practical clinical work and technical executive positions in hospital laboratories as well as different positions in public and government institutions.

Completion of the MSc degree is a qualification for study at PhD level.


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 MSc degree 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

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Monica Juarez Ceballos



Monica Juarez Ceballos


Graduated from the 2-year master's programme in biotechnology in June 2011, and is now working as a purchasing agent at BioMar Group in Trondheim.

She started her education with a 5-years long engineering degree within food science, from her home country Mexico. Her initial idea was to start as a PhD, and she contacted Professor Turid Rustad at the Department of Biotechnology regarding this. Unfortunately her degree was not valid as a master's degree in...

Audun Trygge Haugen Bersaas



Audun Trygge Haugen Bersaas


Graduated from the 2-year master's programme in biotechnology in May 2011, and is now working as a principal engineer at the National Institute of Occupational Health (Statens Arbeidsmiljøinstitutt, www.stami.no) in Oslo.

He started his education by taking a bachelor's degree in chemistry, specializing in biochemistry, at NTNU, and then he applied and got accepted to the master's programme in biotechnology. He chose this master's programme because...