Why choose this programme option?
From the academic year 2018/2019, the subject areas under geology have been continued in the programme options; Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry, Sedimentology, Paleontology and Stratigraphy and Structural Geology and Tectonics
For all fields of study, see Geosciences (master's two years).
This study discipline includes one year of course work (60 credits) and a one year Master of Science thesis (60 credits). The program is for candidates with a Bachelor of Science degree, or equivalent, who have a background and interest in general geology and would like to specialize in one or more of the following research fields:
mineralogy, geochemistry, petrology, economic geology/mineral resources, structural geology, tectonics, engineering geology, paleontology and stratigraphy, and/or sedimentology.
Lectures and thesis supervision are given by teachers from the Department of Geosciences and the Natural History Museum (Tøyen). It is recommended that you choose your 6 courses, depending on your field of interest, in co-operation with a supervisor or the coordinator of the study discipline, as early as possible,