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Postgraduate course

Fish Diseases - Virology

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Teaching semester


This course has a limited capacity, enrolment is based on application. Application deadline is Wednesday in week 2 for the spring semester. Please see this page for more information: https://www.uib.no/en/matnat/53431/admission-courses-limited-capacity

You will receive confirmation of whether you received a spot in Studentweb no later than Tuesday the week after the deadline.

The time of the first lecture/orientation meeting can be found in the schedule on the course website or on the Mitt UiB learning platform.

It is mandatory to attend the first lecture.

Objectives and Content

The course gives a basic introduction to virology and epizootiology, with emphasis on fish viruses and their effects on the host (pathology). Diagnosis and prophylaxis are outlined. The course has a limited number of places. Students accepted to master¿s programmes at the Department of Biology will be given priority.

Learning Outcomes

To provide a basic introduction to viral diseases of fish, with emphasis on cultured species

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Written and oral assignments.

Forms of Assessment

Oral and assignments.

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.

Course Evaluation

Students will evaluate the course in accordance with the quality assurance system at UiB and the Department. You can find courseevaluations in the Quality Assurance Reports.


Exam information

  • Type of assessment: Portfolio assesment and oral examination

    Withdrawal deadline
    Additional information
    Eksamen 12. mai og 2. juni. Sted: Kroken