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Animal and Aquacultural Sciences

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

Ph.D. On Campus
36 months
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About

The Animal and Aquacultural Sciences programme of the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) is offered at the Faculty of Biosciences.

Overview

Job opportunities

The Animal and Aquacultural Sciences programme of the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) shall qualify candidates for research of international standard within the department’s subject areas, and for other work in society where there are high demands on scientific insight and analytical thinking, in accordance with recognised principles of academic and research ethics.

Learning outcomes

The objective of the PhD education is to give candidates knowledge, skills and expertise in line with the Norwegian qualifications framework.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative genetics
  • Biometrical methods in animal breeding
  • Lipid metabolism
  • Nutritional biochemistry and physiology
  • Individual PhD course in ethology
It is particularly recommended to incorporate courses from the NOVA Postgraduate School Research Ethics and Philosophy of Science I (This - or an equivalent course – is mandatory for PhD students)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

An application for admission shall be submitted to the department on the standard form, and it must be processed at the latest three months after the start date

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A master's degree with a scope of at least 120 credits (ECTS) that is based on a bachelor’s degree of minimum 180 credits (ECTS), or a cand.med.vet. degree, or an integrated master’s degree with a scope of minimum 300 credits (ECTS).
  • English language skills.
  • You must be able to document provision of full funding for the entire contract period (i.e. 3 years full-time study). The most common form of financing is the appointment of a PhD fellowship position.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.

Since NMBU is a publicly funded state university, there are no tuition fees. However, most students must pay a small semester fee.

Funding

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