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Useful information

Tekna - The Norwegian Society of Graduate Technical and Scientific Professionals is Norway´s largest society of professionals with a master´s degree or equivalent in science or technology.


As well as being a trade union, Tekna is an active student organization with some 10 000 student members studying at 10 Norwegian and numerous foreign educational institutions. Student members enjoy a wide range of benefits, including special offers on local activities, jobseeker courses and free insurance cover. The student organization lobbies educational institutions and the education authorities to promote issues such as educational quality and student welfare to.


Click here to go to Tekna's web page.

NKS - The Norwegian Chemical Society (NKS) was founded in 1893. The objective of the society is to promote the interest and understanding of chemistry and chemical technology with respect to teaching and research. The society also represents Norwegian chemists in international fora.



NITO - The Norwegian Society of Engineers and Technologists, is the largest union for engineers and technologists in Norway with approximately 72 000 members.



Career prospects

Here are some examples of career possibilities after completed Master's programme in Biological Chemistry or Environmental Technology.



Master of Science in Biological Chemistry

The Master of Science in Biological Chemistry qualifies graduates for work in various research and industrial arenas. Laboratories linked to hospitals, the oil industry, food processing industry, academic institutions and various other institutions in need of advisors, have employed previous graduates.

This Master degree may qualify for admission to the PhD programme in Biological chemistry offered at the University of Stavanger.


Environmental Technology - Master of Science Degree Programme

Master of Science in Environmental Technology qualifies for positions in governmental and private research institutions, public and private environmental management and technical consultancies, and for positions as environmental engineers within industry.

The programme also qualifies graduates for admission to the PhD programme in Offshore Technology or Biological Chemistry offered at the University of Stavanger




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