University of Bergen

Biomedical Sciences, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English


This provides a necessary basis for being able to understand disease and for developing new treatment methods and medication.

The Master's Programme in Biomedical Sciences at University of Bergen combines theoretical knowledge and practical laboratory work and provides the students with an in-depth understanding of biomedical issues.

The theoretical subjects provide advanced knowledge about methods that are used in biomedical research and about cellular biology mechanisms. In the practical subjects, students lean to plan and implement research projects in an internationally active research community. Based on the practical work, the students learn to plan experiments, read and critically evaluate scientific literature, as well both oral and written scientific dissemination.

The students are also trained to discuss the many ethical issues relating to modern medical research.

Programme Structure

  • Theory and ethics of Science
  • Methods in Medical Cell Biology
  • Cell Communication and Intracellular Signaling
  • Tumour Biology
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
For more information please visit the programme website.

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English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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Academic Requirements

This Master´s Programme is open to self-financing applicants. You need a bachelor's degree in Molecular and/or Cell biology, Biomedicine, Physiology, Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or the like. You should have a minimum of 80 ECTS in relevant courses, including a minimum of 20 ECTS in chemistry or biochemistry and 20 ECTS in molecular and/or cell biology. Other relevant courses include biology, biotechnology, anatomy, physiology, medical laboratory courses, mathematics, informatics, image sciences, nanotechnology and physics. 

Tuition Fee

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The University of Bergen is publicly funded and offers tuition-free quality education for all students, regardless of citizenship.

Living costs for Bergen

  • 10362 - 16830 NOK/month
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