Master degree projects reflect the University of Tromsø's unique geographic location and the research specializations of the Department of Arctic and Marine Biology staff members.

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 the society's challenges: with regard to management of natural resources and biodiversity.

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

The Master's programme in biology offers the following disciplines:

  • Arctic animal physiology
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Marine ecology and resource biology
  • Molecular environmental biology
  • Northern populations and ecosystem.

Application deadline: December 1st for admission to the autumn semester.

Program details

Academic level(s)Master
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionUiT The Arctic University of Norway
Fields of studyBiology and biochemistry
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