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UiT The Arctic University of Norway Master in Biology
UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Master in Biology

Tromsø, Norway

2 Years


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The unique geographical location makes the UiT The Arctic University of Norway an ideal place to study the arctic environment. Specialize in a biological field that interests you, and acquire knowledge that gives you special skills in your future work. Our general focus of research and teaching is adaptions to life at high latitudes, therein dealing with mechanisms at all levels of the organization, from molecules and cells via organisms to ecosystems, in terrestrial as well as marine environments.

Program description

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Credits (ECTS): 120
  • Admission requirements: Bachelor's degree with a major in biology (min 80 ECTS)
  • Degree Name: Master's of Science in Biology
  • Application code:
    • Norwegian and Nordic applicants: 6001
    • International applicants: 2004

Several Master`s disciplines are offered which reflect the UiT The Arctic University of Norway`s unique geographic location in the high north. They provide opportunities to explore an array of fascinating questions within modern biology and emphasize some of society`s challenges: with regard to the management of natural resources and biodiversity.

Each discipline is connected to ongoing and relevant research in different fields. They will provide the relevant theoretical background, training in the state of the art laboratory and field methods as well as training in presentation and knowledge transfer proficiency.



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