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Postgraduate course

Selected Topics in Fisheries and Marine Biology

  • ECTS credits5
  • Teaching semesterSpring, Autumn
  • Course codeBIO340
  • Number of semesters1
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Teaching semester

Spring and autumn.

This course has a limited capacity, enrolment is based on application. The application deadline is Wednesday in week 2/33 for the spring/autumn semester. Please see this page for more information. You will receive confirmation of whether you received a seat in Studentweb no later than Monday the week after the deadline.

It is compulsory to attend the first lecture/orientation meeting, or you risk losing your seat. If you are unable to attend the first lecture, you must contact the Study Section (<email>studie.bio@uib.no</email>). The time of the first lecture/orientation meeting can be found in the schedule on the course website or on Mitt UiB.

Objectives and Content

A selected reading (papers and book chapters) will be chosen in collaboration with a supervisor for students specializing in the various parts of the study programme "Fisheries biology and management" (population dynamics, fisheries management, population genetics, larval fish ecology, fish behaviour and responsible fishing). The literature will be presented by the students in weekly discussion groups with the supervisor. The reading will be selected to cover the scientific field of interest of the students and will normally vary from semester to semester.

Learning Outcomes

Give the students an opportunity to specialize in an area of relevance for their master- or dr. thesis.

Recommended Previous Knowledge


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