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Master studies

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The School of Engineering and Natural Sciences offers a wide range of research related master studies. The programmes are 120 ECTS.

The goal of a Master's programme is to provide a solid and comprehensive education, deepening on the knowledge in a particular field of study, which can be applied to further studies, or in employment.

To enrol in a Master's programme at a faculty of the School, a student must have completed a recognized undergraduate programme (BS degree) in the field of specialization for which they apply, or a comparable recognized programme, with the minimum grade specified by the faculty in the course catalogue.

The programmes are two years of full-time study and the maximum length of time permitted for completing a Master's degree is six semesters from the time of enrolment.

Prospective applicants applying for master in  Biology: are required to find a supervisor, and have an idea for a research project before applying.

Prospective applicants applying for master in Chemistry, Physics and Biochemistry: please note that acceptance is dependent on the availability of a supervisor within the department. 

Certified copies of diplomas on paper (not scanned or photocopies) must be submitted no later than two weeks after the application deadline.

Further information on how to apply

Further information sensgraduate@hi.is

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