Short Course On Campus

Ecology and Northern Wildlife

Nord University

6 months
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The Ecology and Northern Wildlife programme of Nord University is perfect for biology students interested in ecology and marine biology, and who want to experience the nature in Northern Norway. 


The Ecology and Northern Wildlife programme of Nord University provides you with a comprehensive understanding of current topics in ecology and marine biology, giving a solid background for future studies in different aspects of ecology and biology. The programme combines traditional teaching on campus with exciting excursions.

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Upon completion of the semester package you will have gained knowledge in marine biology and ecology with specialisation in the high-north.

Further education

The semester package credits 30 ETCS and can generally be acknowledged as one semester of undergraduate education at universities. The courses offered in the semester package can generally be related to undergraduate programmes within ecology or marine biology depending on the overall course composition.

Upon transfer to our Bachelor of Science in Biology and graduation in the programme, students are qualified for the following studies at Nord University:

  • Master in Biosciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evolutionary behavioral ecology
  • Molecular ecology
  • Marine Biology
  • Ecology
  • Zoophysiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

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On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 1.5 years of full-time studies within biology or related fields.

Please note: this semester package is designed specifically for exchange students.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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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.


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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