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Marine Biotechnology

UIT the Arctic University of Norway

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About

The Master in Marine Biotechnology at UIT the Arctic University of Norway aim is to educate candidates in biotechnological skills in general, thus qualifying them for careers in a range of organisations including those whose focus is on innovation, commercial development and value creation of marine resourses in prosesses and industry.

Overview

Objectives, content and organization

The purpose is to educate candidates in modern biotechnological expertise, with particular empasis on use of:

  • marine resources
  • bioactive compounds
  • gene products
  • marine rest raw materials.

You will qualify for careers in fields such as marine value creation, innovation and research.

A good marine biotechnologist must have a broad base of knowledge and skills in basic molecular biology, chemistry and techniques and processes that use marine micro-organisms, plant and animal cells, or parts of these, to manufacture, develop or modify commercially useful products. On successful completion of the programme, the degree of Master in Marine Biotechnology at UIT the Arctic University of Norway is awarded.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Marine bioprospecting and bioactive compounds
  • Bioinformatics: Genomes and genomics
  • Molecular physical chemistry and foundations of spectroscopy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadline - Applicants from Norway or other Nordic countries

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to the MSc in Marine Biotechnology requires a bachelor's degree in biotechnology, marine biotechnology or equivalent education. An average grade of equivalent to C or better in the Norwegian grading system is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • All students are required to pay a semester fee of NOK 625 per semester

Living costs for Tromsø

9000 - 15000 NOK /month
Living costs

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Funding

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