The Biomedical Laboratory Sciences programme at HVL.

Biomedical Laboratory Sciences

Bachelor's degree programme


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    This programme is only offered in Norwegian. Information about the programme can be found at the Norwegian site.

    Students’ Exchange

    Collaborating students mobility programs:

    Our study program has formal agreements on students’ exchange with the following higher education institutions:

    Matriculation requirements

    The general basis for admission to universities and university colleges in Norway is called Higher Education Entrance Qualification. Some study programmes have requirements in specific subjects from upper secondary school, in addition to the general requirements. In addition we require applicants to document proficiency in Norwegian and English language. See this website for more information.

    Please see the GSU-list to find out how to meet the standard college and university matriculation requirements with education from your country.

    Courses for exchange students

    For our incoming exchange students in biomedical laboratory sciences we offer the following courses:

    BIO138 - Project in Biomedical Laboratory Science (20 ECTS)
    BIO139 -  Project in Biomedical Laboratory Science (30 ECTS)
    BIO151 - Practical Training in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences  (20 ECTS)
    BIO852 – Advanced methodology in biomedical laboratory science (10 ECTS)

    Research and development

    As an exchange student you will have supervisors from our teaching staff that are members of one of the research groups; BIOMARG, BeCSTESim or Chemistry, Energy and Aquaculture. Follow these links to read more about different research and development projects. Members of BIOMARG. have participated in several educational innovation projects like ePraksis and BioTriCK.

    Students’ interest group

    Our study program has a students’ interest group BioFix that will invite you as our exchange student to participate on different events, both social and scientific.

    International coordinator

    For more information on student exchange contact our coordinator of international affairs: Anita Ryningen.