Career opportunities

Graduating from programme option biological and medical physics will give you knowledge and experiences for a career in the health sector, health management and the pharmaceutical industry. By pursuing the specialization medical physics you will acquire distinctive competence for tasks within medical diagnostics and cancer therapy. In areas of the health sector it is legally required to hire physicists.

The labour market of life sciences is growing faster than ever before. Workplaces within health are increasing, and new proton therapy centers in both Oslo og Bergen will provide more employment in near future. You may work within research or clinical projects. Biomedical development and innovation is important in many areas of society.The technological and physics-related opportunities govern a lot of the innovation and development within the modern health sector. With a master's degree within biological and medical physics you will also be able to contribute to biomedical research and technological start-up companies. Thus you will have the opportunity to work all across the country.

The study programme qualifies you for a ph.d. in the natural sciences focusing on research and development. The research potential is substantial and there are many opportunities for exciting projects. A one-year course in didactics allows you to work as a teacher in Norwegian schools.


From studies to employment

The Career Services can provide:

  • Career counseling
  • Help with your CV, cover letter and preparations for the job interview

The Career Services at UiO

Published May 23, 2017 12:50 PM - Last modified Sep. 5, 2019 2:58 PM