Molecular Medicine


Molecular Medicine


Study Start 2022 
Orientation meeting 22nd August

About Molecular Medicine

The field of molecular medicine is often referred to as "tomorrow's medicine". It aims to provide a molecular understanding of how normal cellular processes change, fail or are destroyed by disease. The purpose of the MSc programme is to develop knowledge and skills in cellular and molecular biology. These have applications in both research and practical clinical work, and will contribute to an increased understanding of processes, diagnostics and treatment of diseases.


The application deadline for for applicants from non-EU/non-EEA students is 1 December. The application deadline for students from EU/EEA countries is 1 March.  The application for student from Nordic countries is for 2022 20 April You submit your application electronically.

Career Prospects

The MSc in Molecular Medicine qualifies graduates for a wide range of careers, including practical clinical work and technical executive positions in hospital laboratories, and positions in pharmaceuticals and MedTech/BioTech companies.

Programme Components

The MSc is a two-year, full-time programme starting in the autumn semester. There are two main components: a master's thesis worth 60 credits, and theoretical and methodological courses totalling a further 60 credits.

Study Environment

The MSc in Molecular Medicine is an international programme with varied teaching methods in modern learning facilities.

Study Abroad

NTNU participates in numerous student exchange and placement programmes.


Contact one of our student counsellors if you have any questions about the MSc in Molecular Medicine. Email:



Degree: Master of Science in Molecular Medicine
Programme code: MSMOLMED
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS credits
Restricted admission: Yes (30 places)
Language of Instruction: English

Faculty: Medicine and Health Sciences
DepartmentClinical and Molecular Medicine

Location: Trondheim (Campus Øya)

How to apply