B.Sc. On Campus


Nord University

36 months
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How did life on Earth evolve? How does DNA code for important biological functions? How do food webs look like at the bottom of the sea? How does climate change affect animals and plants? These are some of the questions that biology seeks to answer. As a student in the Biology programme at Nord University, you will learn about the fundamentals of life in the beautiful surroundings of Norway.


Job opportunities

Due to increased focus on the environment, ecology and sustainable development, the Biology programme at Nord University will give you many job opportunities, both in the private and the public sector. You can get employed at environmental agencies, laboratories, companies and directorates. If you combine the programme with pedagogic education, you can also become a teacher in a high school or secondary school. If you choose to proceed with a Master degree, you have the option for more specialised jobs in scientific research or consulting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic and environmental chemistry
  • Diversity of Life I - Invertebrates, plants and fungi
  • Mathematics/Statistics for Biologists
  • Biochemistry and Cell Biology
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Ecology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

    • Valid passport.
    • ​Officially issued transcripts and diplomas from both secondary and higher education, must be uploaded to the online application portal when you apply. ​
    • Documentation regarding English requirement. 
    • You must upload an offic​ial translation of documentation not provided in English, Swedish, Danish or Norwegian. Only translations carried out by a government-authorized or otherwise accredited translator will be considered. You must also include a copy of the original document.
    • Documentation of name change (if applicable).

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Bodø

9420 - 15000 NOK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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