Postgraduate course


Teaching semester


The registration deadline for enrollment in the course is Thursday in week 33 for the autumn semester. You will receive confirmation of whether you received a spot in Studentweb no later than Tuesday the week after the deadline.

This is a course with limited capacity and will only be offered to Master's programme students at the Department of Biological Sciences.

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.

Required Previous Knowledge

Bachelor's degree in biology or equivalent. The course is limited to master programme students at the Department of Biology.

Recommended Previous Knowledge

BIO300A, Basic course in statistics

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Lectures and computer lab.

Forms of Assessment

Take-home 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.

Assessment Semester

Spring (in teaching semesters).

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.


Contact Information

Contact the Study Section at the Department of Biological Sciences: studie@bio.uib.no

Exam information

  • Type of assessment: Take home examination

    Submission deadline
    25.05.2018, 14:00
    Withdrawal deadline
    Examination system
    Digital exam