Neuroscience (Master's Programme)


Application deadline

  • Non-EU/non-EEA students: 1 December
  • EU/EEA/Swiss students: 1 March
  • Norwegian/Nordic students: 15 April

How to apply

Specific programme requirements

Academic Requirements

The MSc in Neuroscience is suitable for students motivated towards research in Neuroscience in particular or the natural sciences in general. Some previous basic knowledge of Neuroscience and/or Cell and Molecular Biology is highly recommended.

Admission to the MSc in Neuroscience requires a bachelor's degree (or an equivalent 3-year higher education) in one of the following disciplines:

  1. Neuroscience
  2. Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biomedical Science
  3. Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science
  4. Psychology

Other relevant disciplines, combined with or including course work in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics/Statistics, Neuroscience and/or Physics, may be accepted after an individual evaluation of the applicant's qualifications. An average grade equal to or higher than the Norwegian "C" is required.

Recommended previous knowledge

Applicants are encouraged to include the NTNU-based course NEVR2010 - Introduction to Neuroscience as a part of their bachelor's degree.