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Upon agreement

Within the specialisation in Natural Sciences, there are four scientific fields:

  • Coastal Ecology
  • Limnology
  • Terrestrial Biology
  • Molecular Biology


Compulsory courses

  • EX-603 Philosophy of Science
  • TFL601 Scientific Writing in English

Elective courses

Several elective courses for each scientific field are available. Please find a list of relevant courses at uia.no and in the template for the project description.

General requirements

20 ECTS are normally to be scientific courses.

10 ECTS are normally to be taken at UiA.

Specialised courses at other universities or university colleges may be included as electives in the coursework component. Relevant PhD courses may be found for example at UNIS Svalbard, University of Oslo, James Cook University, Australia.

Up to 20 credits of the elective courses may be taken as national or international research courses or through a special syllabus in the form of literature, or as methodological studies which are relevant to the research programme.

Occupational profiles of graduates and access to further studies

The employment opportunities in Natural Sciences are diverse. Examples of typical employers include: Universities, research institutes, government service, consulting companies and the public sector.




Questions about this programme?