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This study programme provides basic knowledge in biological topics including ecology, evolution, biodiversity, botany, genetics as well as basic chemistry, mathematics and statistics. In some courses the students participate in lab and field activities. It is possible to continue with a MSc in Aquaculture or Marine Ecology after finishing this Bachelor's programme in biology.
You can choose to specialise in the direction of Marine Ecology, Biotechnology or Arctic Biology. The latter is arranged at Svalbard by the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS).
Whale safari and other field excursions:
The county of Nordland offers amazing opportunities for the study of biology. Species including killer whales, sperm whales, sea-eagles, Atlantic puffins and seals make up just a part of the huge range of wildlife present in the region. Field observations of such species are a compulsory part of the study including a whale safari around AndØ?ya.