Animal Science

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.

Application deadline Nordic applicants: April 15
EU applicants: April 15
Non EU-applicants: December 1
Formal prerequisites A bachelor degree in animal science can be qualifying. Applicants with a bachelor degree within biology will be considered individually.
Tuition No tuition fee
Degree level Master, 2 years
City Ås
Credits 120.0