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The Master's programme builds on the Bachelor's degree that is required for admission to the programme. The programme's duration is 2 years (120 ECTS credits), and comprises degree courses (normally 60 credits) and an independent scientific master's thesis (normally 60 credits).
The Master's thesis will normally be a supervised independent, scientific work of 60 credits- however it is also possible to write a 30 credit thesis, in which case the master degree courses will be expanded to 90 credits. For further information about the master's theses, see the course descriptions Master's thesis AK306F (30 ECTS) and Master's thesis AK305F (30 ECTS). Previously completed Master's theses at Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture can be found online.
The degree courses normally comprises 60 credits, of which 20 credits obligatory courses and 40 credits elective courses.