Postgraduate course

Seafood Microbiology

  • ECTS credits5
  • Teaching semesterSpring
  • Course codeBIO207A
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageEnglish, Norwegian if only norwegian-speaking students participate.
  • Resources

Teaching semester

Spring. Limited capacity. More info: http://www.uib.no/en/matnat/53431/admission-courses-limited-capacity

Objectives and Content

The course will give a general introduction to food microbiology, including viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites. In addition, the microbiology specific for seafoods will be discussed.

Learning Outcomes

The course aims to give an introduction to food microbiology, and to cover essential microbiological aspects found for different seafood categories. Another object is to gain information regarding the national and international regulations comprising microbiology for seafoods. Students will be expected to play an active role during the course. This activity includes presentation of relevant microbiological themes during the lectures.

Required Previous Knowledge


Compulsory Assignments and Attendance


Forms of Assessment

Oral exam.

Grading Scale

The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.


Contact Information


Exam information

  • Type of assessment: Oral examination

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