Practical information

Practical information

Natural Resources Management

MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMME, 2 YEARS, Trondheim

Natural Resources Management

 

Programme components

Programme components

The MSc programme in Natural Resources Management is a 2 years of full-time study (120 ECTS credits).

The two first semesters consist of four compulsory courses. One of them is a scientific seminar, RFEL3080 Scientific Seminars, which is running through all four semesters. A number of elective courses, which gives options to fit background and interests for the student throughout the study are available.


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Study plan

Examples of Master’s theses in Natural Resources Management

The Master thesis

The Master thesis has to be planned and started in the first semester and has to be completed in semester 4. The thesis work will as far as possible be integrated in ongoing research projects at the respective department according to the field of study. The content of the thesis  must fulfill an academic level appropriate to master level course. The student will sign an agreement with the respective supervisor and department about the thesis and the education plan . An individual supervisor will be assigned in semester 1, who will be responsible for supervising the Master thesis.

Field work: After the first year of studies, during the period of mid-June to mid-August, candidates typically work with data collection for their master project. Some candidates may be given the opportunity to go back to their home countries to do field work if this is necessary for the completion of their thesis. Students must cover the travel and field costs themselves. Project allowances are offered in some special cases.