Special admission requirements for BSc in Biology

In addition to the regular admission requirements, applicants for the study programme in Biology must document previous studies in mathematic and natural sciences at high school or university level.


Applicants for the Bachelor's programme in Biology must document previous studies in natural sciences at high school or university level. This includes Mathematics plus at least one of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Informatics, Geosciences and Technology.

The specific entry requirements for each country are listed on NUCAS' website (The Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admission Service)

Here you find NUCAS' country list





Please choose the relevant country first, and the "Spesielle opptakskrav" on the left hand panel. Note that the website is in Norwegian, but you will be able to navigate your way around without prior Norwegian skills. 

If you are unable to find the specific admission requirements for your country, your education can be assessed by NUCAS. Please follow this link: https://www.samordnaopptak.no/info/english/assessment/


Additional Entry Requirements

  1. Mathematics R1/(S1+S2)
    (Mathematics advanced subsidiary level)

  2. Plus one of the following:
    - Mathematics R1+R2
      (advanced level) /

    - Physics 1 + 2 (advanced level) /
    - Chemistry 1 + 2 (advanced level) /
    - Biology 1 + 2 (advanced level) / 
    - Information Technology 1 + 2   (advanced level) /
    - Geosciences 1 + 2 (advanced level) /
    - Technology and research subjects
      1 + 2 (advanced level)