Genome Sciences

Are you interested in how genetic and epigenetic variations in genome affect the evolution of species? Are you curious of new genome technologies and how genome science can be used to improve sustainability in food production?

To meet the increased use of genomics in different sectors of society, a new master program in Genome Science has been established. The master in Genome Science consists of 3 main pillars:

  • Genetics/Genome Biology
  • Bioinformatics/statistics
  • Genome technologies

Students will investigate real biological questions in environmental and life sciences and learn how this new technology can be used to improve sustainable food and plant production.

Application deadline Nordic applicants: April 15
EU applicants: April 15
Non EU-applicants: December 1
Formal prerequisites

Bachelor’s degree in biology, biotechnology, animal and plant sciences or equivalent education that includes statistics/bioinformatics, genetics/genomics and laboratory practicals.

There is a minimum mark requirement of C for admission.

Applicants must demonstrate English language ability in accordance with the NMBU regulations.

Tuition No tuition fee
Degree level Master, 2 years
City Ås
Credits 120.0