The world’s population is expected to increase, and this will challenge current global food production and agriculture systems. Are your interested in animal nutrition, breeding, genetics, ethology and animal welfare? Then a Master in Animal Science at NMBU might be something for you.
A two-year Master in Animal Science degree focus on the biology of production animals within the areas of nutrition, breeding, genetics, ethology, animal husbandry and welfare.
The goal is to train students to be able to solve current and future challenges related to animal science in a national and global context.
The student will get a specialization within one of the following areas:
- Animal nutrition
- Animal breeding and genetics
- Animal ethology
There will be both interdisciplinary as well as area specific in-depth courses within each specialization. The degree is finalized with master thesis.
Higher Education Entrance Qualification and a completed
bachelor’s degree comparable to a Norwegian bachelor’s degree
including a specialization worth 80 ECTS. There is a minimum
grade requirement of C. Documented proficiency in English in accordance with NMBU
A bachelor degree in animal science may qualify. Applicants with
a bachelor degree within biology will be considered
A relevant undergraduate Bachelor Engineering programme with minimum 25 credits mathematics, 5 credits statistics and 7,5 credits hysics topics. Basic knowledge in power electronics and electrical machines i required.