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Master's degree programmes at Natural Sciences

Graduates (cand.scient.) from Natural Sciences can analyse extremely complex issues and develop highly specialised solutions. The field ranges from the smallest elements on the nanoscale to the largest astronomical units.  A Master's degree builds on top of a relevant three-year Bachelor's degree and takes two years to complete. 

Natural Sciences provides the following Master’s degree programmes:


Career opportunities

Graduates from Natural Sciences are highly specialised and much-coveted labor that can contribute with new knowledge, new ideas, and new methods within your company's professional field. See examples of what our graduates are employed with below (choose English subtitles), or by visiting the career opportunities page.

Nanoscience Graduates from Nanoscience are qualified to carry out research and development work in public institutions as well as in private companies, e.g. in the medico sector, in the industry for new materials, or within biotechnology. Watch the film about Michael who is CTO of CemeCon Scandinavia.
Molecular Biology Two out of three molecular biologists from AU end up as researchers. They typically find jobs at universities or in the private sector, e.g. in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, the high-tech food industry, or in private research companies. Maiken is working at Arla Foods Ingredients.
Computer Science Computer scientists are in high demand. Many graduates end up in private companies, e.g. general software houses or companies that specialise in cyber security, medical technology, public administration, graphics, or bioinformatics. Meet Troels who is Senior Consultant at Netcompany.