Bachelor Veterinary Nursing

Veterinary Nursing

Bachelor's degree in Bodø

Veterinary nurses work mainly in animal clinics or hospitals for companion animals. Their main responsibilities are nursing sick or injured animals, assisting and facilitating the vet`s work, taking samples, analyzing samples and customer services. An ordinary day at work is often busy. This profession will probably suit you if you like animals but it is equally important to enjoy working with people and interacting with the owners. The veterinary nursing profession is constantly developing and this program is labour intensive and requires both good skills and motivation. Students are required to live in Bodø. 

Programme description

Veterinary nurses work mainly in animal clinics or hospitals for companion animals. Their main responsibilities are nursing sick or injured animals, assisting and facilitating the vet`s work, taking samples, analyzing samples and customer services. An ordinary day at work is often busy. This profession will probably suit you if you like animals but it is equally important to enjoy working with people and interacting with the owners. The veterinary nursing profession is constantly developing and this program is labour intensive and requires both good skills and motivation. Students are required to live in Bodø. 

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Admission requirements

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Application Deadlines

March 1 Applications based on prior learning or exceptional circumstances

April 15 Central admission for applicants with Norwegian education (refer to information about admission to Norwegian-taught programmes)

Job opportunities

Veterinary nurses normally work in small animal clinics. Their competence is also relevant whenever theoretical and practical knowledge about animals is required.

Further education

The programme qualifies graduates to apply for admission to Master in biosciences at the Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture. Contact an advisor at the faculty for guidance in selecting appropriate elective courses to qualify for admission to the Master programme. The faculty cooperates with the University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Kosice, Slovakia. Students from Bachelor in Animal Care qualify to apply for 4-year post-BSc. studies in Veterinary Medicine.

Study abroad

Have you ever thought about studying abroad as a part of your degree? 

Bachelor in animal nursing offers placement periods in animal clinics abroad in the 6th semester. 

You have the opportunity to take 15 weeks of placement abroad, mainly in the UK or Belgium. The faculty willl help you find a suitable placement clinic based on your wishes and interests.

Read more about the exchange here: https://www.nord.no/no/Student/utveksling/

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline No international admission
ECTS Credits 180
Study level Bachelor
Scope Full time
Teaching language Norwegian
Police certificate of conduct No
Campus Bodø

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline No international admission

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