Bachelor On Campus

Animal Science

Nord University

36 months
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Start your Bachelor in Animal Science at Nord University in Bodø and continue your studies at the University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy (UVMP) in Kosice, Slovakia. We offer an exciting joint degree in Animal Science corresponding to the first three years of veterinary studies. The first 1,5 years are in Bodø.


Upon completion of the Bachelor in Animal Science at Nord University you will have gained fundamental knowledge in biology with specialisation in veterinary science. If you complete the 6-year veterinary study programme you can work as a private veterinarian, for food safety authorities and within the fields of consultancy, reasearch or teaching.

The next three semesters you'll continue the program at our partner institution UVMP. Here you'll be introduced to veterinary medicine. Students who complete their bachelor degree in Animal Science, are guaranteed transfer to further studies (3 more years) at the EU-accredited veterinary studies at UVMP.

The university has about 1000 veterinary students. 150 attends the English veterinary study programme. 

These students mainly come from:

  •  Norway
  •  Sweden
  •  Germany
  •  Israel
  •  USA
  •  Canada
  •  Greece

 The students of the Joint bachelor degree in Animal Sience will be in ther own class during their studies at UVMP.  

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Chemistry and Biophysics
  • Ecology and Biodiversity
  • Aquaculture
  • Laboratory safety
  • Zoophysiology
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Biochemistry and Cell Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Histology and Embryology
  • Molecular Cell Biology

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

  • Higher Education Entrance Qualification
  • Proficiency in English language
  • Proficiency in Norwegian language , Please note that this programme only admit students through the Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admissions Service and requires proficiency in Norwegian language.
  • Special admission requirements in science: Mathematics R1 or S1 + S2 (equivalent to High School AS-level) and Chemistry 1 + 2 (equivalent to High School A-level).

Tuition Fee

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  • EU/EEA

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Students of the Joint Bachelor Degree in Animal Science pay a lower fee than other students at UVMP: ca 2,750 € per semester.

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Animal Science
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