Nord University

Introduction

About Nord University

Nord University was established on January 1 2016, after a merger between University of Nordland, Nord-Trøndelag University College and Nesna University College.

Nord University offers studies at bachelor, master and doctoral levels. The university has study locations in Central and Northern Norway, with state of the art teaching and research facilities, located in a spectacular northern setting. Nord University also facilitates a range of flexible and online study programmes via active use of learning technology.

Northern Roots

Nord University has a focus on developing regional networks with communities, business and industry, which is strengthened by a decentralised model. Cooperation between the university and community and working life stimulates development, through the education of professionals and leaders and through research that contributes to economic growth.

Global Reach

Nord University has established collaborations with international partners in the High North and around the globe. Established joint degree programmes and research projects with, among others, Russia, the Ukraine and Slovakia, build on strong educational networks. Nord University admits exchange students from partner institutions from around the world and supports a lively and diverse student community.

KEY FACTS

  • 12,000 students
  • 1,200 employees
  • 9 study locations in Vesterålen, Bodø, Mo i Rana, Sandnessjøen, Nesna, Namsos, Steinkjer, Levanger and Stjørdal.
  • Almost 40% of Norway's coastline
  • Country's largest agricultural region
  • Third largest teacher education institution
  • Fourth largest nursing community
  • 4 doctoral programmes
  • Internationally-oriented teaching and research communities.

ORGANISATION AND MANAGEMENT

The Board of Nord University is the institution's highest governing body. The current board is appointed for the period 01.01.2016 - 31.07.2019. The Chairman of the Board is Vigdis Moen Skarstein. Bjørn Olsen is University Rector.

FACULTIES

  • Nord University Business School
  • Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture
  • Faculty of Education and Arts
  • Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Norwegian

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Programs

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MSc

Master of Science in Energy Management

Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Norway Bodø

Do you want to be a part of Norway's biggest industry? The Master degree programme in Energy Management from the Business School and MGIMO University in Moscow provides graduates with excellent career opportunities within the energy industry. [+]

Master of Science in Energy Management Do you want to be a part of Norway's biggest industry? The Master degree programme in Energy Management from the Business School and MGIMO University in Moscow provides graduates with excellent career opportunities within the energy industry. The programme is developed and taught in close co-operation with the supply industry and the oil, gas and energy sector. It provides students with a comprehensive knowledge base and an international perspective through a diverse range of course units. This specialized competence is in great demand. Students from Norway and Russia study together during the third semester in Moscow, Russia. MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENERGY MANAGEMENT ECTS Credits: 120 Study level: Master Start semester: Autumn 2017 Teaching language: English Faculty: Bodø Graduate School of Business Campus: Bodø JOB OPPORTUNITIES The study programme covers a broad field of subjects offering career opportunities in both the private and public sectors.Firms from all over the country visit the Business School to recruit students into their staff. Many students are already assured employment prior to completing their studies. FURTHER EDUCATION Graduates are qualified to apply for the PhD programme at the Business School, and other doctoral programmes. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Higher Education Entrance Qualification Proficiency in English language Admission requires three or four years of study (Bachelor or equivalent) in business/management-related fields, with certain requirements concerning relevant courses. Students enrolled in our Master of Science program in Business Administration may elect to start this program but only upon completing their first semester.Specific... [-]