Ocean Resources

Master´s degree programme, 2 years, Trondheim

Ocean Resources

MSc in Ocean Resources (MSOCEAN)
Sustainable development of marine living resources

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Pre-study information for MSc Ocean

Pre-study information for MSc Ocean

In order to become registrered as a student at NTNU, get access to student facilities such as the Studentweb and Blackboard and register for classes and exams, it is of uttermost importance that you complete all the steps found here. 

The Faculty of Natural Science also organises an induction week for all new masters students. We strongly encourage all international students to participate.

Due to the current situation with the Corona pandemic, the induction week will be based online. For more information on the detailed program of this week, please refer to the information posted below.

 

If you feel like you need a refreshment of basic mathematics or chemistry, there are two courses run in norwegian in the week prior to immatriculation. 

For more information about the courses check these pages:
Introdutory course to chemistry 
Refreshment course in mathematics 

 

We are looking forward to welcoming our new students to study start. The matriculation ceremony is NTNUs way of officially welcoming new students as part of our University. 

Due to the current situation with the pandemic, this year's matriculation ceremony will be digital.   

We want everyone to get a good start and be part of the student community at NTNU, even if you have to follow the lectures digitally the first semester from your home country.

More information on this year's matriculation ceremony.

The Office of International Relations will organise information meetings and online Q&As about how to register for courses, exams and other practical NTNU matters. These sessions will be live-streamed, but it will also be possible to watch them later at your convenience.

For more information on this programme and how to join online, please check out this page. 

 

The Buddy programme at the Faculty of Natural Science (NV) will help new international students to quickly become familar with the university. 

On Wednesday 12th of August, buddies Clara Gansert og Ragnhild Sødal Gjennestad will guide you through Gløshaugen Campus life (Online on Zoom). 

To keep updated, please join the Facebook group for international students at NV which is offically launched from July 1st: 
Buddy 2020 – Faculty of Natural Sciences
 

*More information on how you can join online will come when this has been confirmed. 

The Faculty of Natural Science and the Department of Biology is excited to welcome you as a new student! 

13:00 (GMT+1) Welcome by Øyvind Gregersen, the Dean of the Faculty of Natural Science* 

13:45 (GMT+1) Orientation meeting by the program council of the MSc Oceans.* 

*Online for international students. Physical room for norwegian students. More information to follow. More information on how you can join will come when this has been confirmed. 

Physical HSE-training is mandatory for all students at the Faculty of Natural Science. The training for the 2-year master students is run on the 14.08 and is set to run in English. 

For those international students arriving on campus in January 2021, you will recieve this training when you arrive.

You will not be able to get access to any of NTNUs labratories prior to the completion of this course. 

For more details and information on the HSE-trainings please refer to this webpage. 

All masters students with fields related to biology must complete the 5-day intro-course How to do science. This is a seminar series to motivate and prepare you for your masters studies. It will include talks by our professors, project work and an opportunity to meet some of the 2nd year masters students.

Are you enrolled in one of these master programs which contains biology: MSc in Biology, MSc in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, MSc Ocean or MSc Natural Resource Management  you should have received a notification by email on how to sign up for this. If this is not the case, please contact studier@bio.ntnu.no to sign up or ask questions regarding the course.

Here is a link to last year’s program. An updated program for this year will come soon!

Academic calendar

Please check this page for the academic calendar for 2020. 


Library services

Through our online library service, you can get acccess to books, journals etc. 


How to learn norwegian

NTNU has various part-time classes to help you learn Norwegian as a second language, including a free online course. 

Many students are in need of adaptations during the course of their studies, for shorter or longer periods of time. If you have any kind of special needs, we would love to help you with adaptations to ensure your study is as successfull as possible.

Please note that there are deadlines you need to adhere to, as early as 01.09.2020. Thus it is important that you contact the right department at your earliest convenience. 

For more information about who to contact, deadlines, the various support services, courses, groups and adaptation possibilities at NTNU, please refer to this page.

Ocean Resources

About Ocean Resources

The Master of Science programme in Ocean Resources (MSOCEAN) is a two-year international multidisciplinary MSc-programme with five specializations. The programme aims to give the students a broad perspective beside their main in-depth specialization in marine science or marine engineering. If you find it stimulating to take part and work with the further development of our sustainable use and protection of marine living resources, the MSc program Ocean Resources at NTNU is something you should consider.

 


Admission

The programme is open to both international and Norwegian students. Admittance to the programme requires a bachelor's degree in equivalent in areas related to marine such as Marine Technology, Marine Biology, Marine Biochemistry or Aquaculture.


Job prospects

The multidisciplinary background this programme offers is requested by both the fisheries- and aquaculture industry, other marine companies in the seafood cluster, other marine industries, as well as administrative authorities involved in management of marine environment and resources.


Study environment

As a student enrolled in this programme, you will have access to state-of-the-art facilities, computer labs, research laboratories and platforms (eg. research vessel).


Programme components

MSc Ocean Resources, specializations:
•    Ecosystems – Biology, ecology and biogeochemistry
•    Aquaculture
•    Harvesting
•    Marine biochemistry and -biotechnology
•    Aquatic food science

 

03 Jun 2020

Programme facts

Facts

Degree: Master of Science in Ocean Resources
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Programme code: MSOCEAN
Restricted admission: Yes
Language of instruction: English
Location: Norway, Trondheim

Host Faculty:
The Faculty of Natural Sciences

Host department:
Department of Biology

How to apply

Krysspublisert! IKKE rør! Application deadlines

Digital lectures for the first semesterMore Information for International students who have been offered admission into an international Master’s programme at NTNU.

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2019

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2020

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2020

Admission August 2021: The application portal will open in October for non-EU students

 Please see our FAQ
Group for EU applicants
Group for non-EU applicants