Vis som: Mobil
2 år
Master, 2 år

Om utdanningen

As a master student in geosciences at UiT The Arctic University of Norway you can choose among a large variety of topics that are relevant for the future of the society. You can choose topics related to past and present climate change, environmental geology, terrestrial and marine geohazards, the formation of mountain chains, as well as the formation and distribution of natural resources. As part of your thesis you can perform practical fieldwork on land or at sea, and/or carry out laboratory work using a large variety of methods and instruments, and/or focus on data analyses using a computer. The majority of topics offered for M.Sc. theses focuses on studies of areas in northern Norway, the Barents Sea, Svalbard and East Greenland, but also elsewhere in the world. After finalizing your M.Sc. thesis, you can apply for jobs in private companies, public authorities and research institutions all over the world or you can even start your own business.

The study consists of a Master's Thesis (60 ECTS) as well as mandatory and optional subjects (60 ECTS). The number of optional subjects varies between the study lines. You can either follow subjects at The University Centre in Svalbard, elsewhere in Norway or abroad.

There are four lines of study:

  • Structural Geology, Petrology and Ore Geology
  • Marine Geology and Geophysics
  • Sedimentology and Quaternary Geology
  • Petroleum Geoscience

The research undertaken in geology at UiT Arctic University of Norway focuses mainly on fieldwork in Northern Norway, in climate and marine geology with research cruises in the polar areas. We have unique geology right on our doorstep, which offers a special understanding of the processes that continue to shape the earth. Close cooperation with e.g. industry, the public sector and other research institutions ensures that you as a M. Sc. student gain experience in fields relevant for the job market.


Bachelor's degree in geology (180 ECTS) or equivalent qualification, with a major in geology or related subject area of minimum 80 ECTS. An average grade of equivalent to C or better in the Norwegian grading system is required.

UiT Norges arktiske universitet

Universitetet i Tromsø – Norges arktiske universitet

UiT Norges arktiske universitet er et breddeuniversitet som bidrar til en kunnskapsbasert utvikling regionalt, nasjonalt og internasjonalt. Her studerer over 16.000 studenter – fordelt på over 200 studieprogrammer.

UiT har studietilbud på ti steder: Tromsø, Alta, Kirkenes, Hammerfest, Harstad, Narvik, Bardufoss, Bodø, Mo i Rana og Svalbard. 

UiTs fakulteter og enheter

  • Fakultet for biovitenskap, fiskeri og økonomi
  • Fakultet for humaniora, samfunnsvitenskap og lærerutdanning
  • Fakultet for ingeniørvitenskap og teknologi
  • Fakultet for naturvitenskap og teknologi
  • Det helsevitenskapelige fakultet
  • Det juridiske fakultet
  • Norges arktiske universitetsmuseum og akademi for kunstfag
  • Universitetsbiblioteket
Vis alle utdanninger fra UiT Norges arktiske universitet

Kontaktinformasjon til UiT Norges arktiske universitet

UiT Norges arktiske universitet

Universitetet i Tromsø
9037 Trømsø

Tlf: 77 64 40 00
Fax 77 64 49 00


Det finnes ingen omtaler av denne utdanningen ennå. Bli den første!