Biomedicine - master

As a student on the master's degree programme in Biomedicine, you will:
• learn about contemporary problems and methods in biomedicine on topics such as cancer, heart function and failure, immunity, bacterial colonization and antimicrobial resistance;
• receive training in experimental work, as well as written and oral scientific presentations;
• be qualified for work in research and development within the biomedical sciences and clinical laboratory sciences;
• have career options related to the translation of knowledge and methods of medical subjects, and bioprospecting; and
• be qualified for PhD programmes.

Contact (person and/or unit) Anine Therese Andersen
Telephone (+47) 77 64 53 63
Programme duration 2 years
Application deadline International applicants: 1 December
Nordic applicants: 15 April
Nokut certification Yes
Formal prerequisites Admission to the programme requires a 3-year bachelor's degree (180 ECTS) or equivalent qualification in Biomedicine. An additional requirement is specialization in biomedical topics (i.e. biochemistry, bioinformatics, cell-and molecular biology, human physiology, immunology, microbiology and pharmacology) worth a minimum of 80 ECTS. For admission students will also have to document completed practical laboratory courses in biochemistry, cell and/or molecular biology comprising a minimum of 100 hours.

Applicants with a degree in Biomedical laboratory sciences ("Bioingeniør") must have have their degree recognized as equivalent to a Norwegian degree in laboratory sciences by NOKUT. Applicants also need authorization with the Norwegian authorization board as a qualified Bioingeniør. It is also recommended that students with a degree in Biomedical laboratory sciences have an additional 20 credits with specialization in biomedical topics.

Bachelor of Pharmacy, Medicine or Dentistry does not fulfil the admission requirements.
Tuition No tuition fee
Subject area Medical Sciences
Degree level Master
City Tromsø
Credits 120
Language of teaching English