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Nord University


Natural Sciences


BSc Biology

3 years

€0 pa

Programme profile

Biology is the knowledge about all living organisms, from the tiniest molecules. constituting the cells building blocks, to entire ecosystems. Our future and life quality depend on a sustainable exploitation of living resources, fighting pathogens and improving the production of food.

You will take part in traditional lectures, laboratory work and discussion groups. The programme also includes excursions and field work to study sea eagles, sperm whales, Atlantic puffins and seals to mention some species.

You specialise in either:

Marine Ecology or
Molecular Biology

You can study one semester at a partner university, and you may include 15 weeks of work experience in an international company.

Programme content

Core Modules: Basic Chemistry; Mathematics/Statistics for Biologists; Scientific Methods; Evolutionary Behavioural Ecology; Philosophy; Cell Biology and Biochemistry; Microbiology; Marine Biology; Ecology; Genetics and Evolution

Elective modules; Marine Mammals; Chromatography; Placement Abroad; International Aquaculture Ecology

Specialisation [Minor] Electives: Molecular Cell Biology; Organic Chemistry; Fish Physiology; Oceanography; Histology and Embryology; Molecular Ecology


The university offers related Masters programmes, taught through English, in the following areas:

Marine Ecology

Entry Requirements

3 A-levels ,to include Maths and one of Biology, Chemistry, Technology or Physics

Six subjects at Leaving Certificate including at least two 2 at H5. Subjects to include H5 Maths, and H5 in one of Biology, Chemistry, Technology or Physics




01 February

15 April