Career prospects

Career opportunities

With a Master’s degree in Molecular Biosciences you can obtain a position in both public and private sector, e.g. as a consultant

  • in various Departments of State,
  • directories,
  • in municipalities and counties or
  • in biochemical, pharmaceutical, biomedical and biotechnological industry.

If you take one year of practical pedagogy, you are also qualified to teach in upper-secondary schools.

Research career

If you are interested in continuing with research at an academic institution or in industry, you are qualified for further PhD studies after having completed a Master’s degree, either at the University of Oslo or at a Norwegian or international research institution.

Most universities and several publicly financed institutions around the world partake in research related to what you have learnt at the MBS-programme. You will also find researcher positions at biotechnological companies and at large industrial research departments.

Read more about the PhD programme at the University of Oslo

Published June 6, 2012 10:00 AM - Last modified Apr. 27, 2017 2:24 PM