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Zoophysiology BI105F

Zoophysiology BI105F

ECTS Credits 10
Level Undergraduate
Course type

Compulsory: Bachelor in Biology

Bachelor in Animal Care

Joint Bachelor Degree in Animal Science

Start semester Spring 2021
Year of study 2nd study year
Course location Bodø
Faculty Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture
Teaching language English
Application deadline  

Course description

The course cover the following main topics:
  • Respiration and circulation,
  • metabolism and temperature regulation
  • osmotic regulation and excretion,
  • locomotion
  • integration and control in invertebrates and vertebrates.

Costs

No tuition fees except semester registration fee and course literature.

Learning outcomes

On succesful completion of the course:

Knowledge The student:

  • Has knowledge of the basic structure and physiology of the different groups of animals at the different levels of organisation, from genes to organism, within an ecological perspective.
  • Has knowlege of the main physiological processes and mechanisms in animals, such as osmoregulation, metabolism, thermoregulation, circulation, respiration, reproduction and digestion.
  • Can update his/her knowledge in the field of Animal Physiology.

Skills The student:

  • Can scientifically report, using proper scientific terminology, results obtained from basic physiology experiments.
  • Can collect and use relevant published information for the interpretation of observations obtained from laboratory work.
  • Can reflect upon their observations obtained after performing basic physiology techniques.

General Competence The student:

  • Knows and understands the risks and ethics when working in an animal physiology laboratory.
  • Can communicate results and theories in writing.
  • Can exchange opinions with fellow students and work alone or as part of a group.
  • Is familiar with new thinking and innovation processes in the field of Animal Physiology.

Prerequisities

Admission to the course follows the admission requirements of the study program Bachelor in Biology and Joint Bachelor in Animal Science. .

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face

Teaching activities and methods

Lectures and seminars; totaly 58 hours 3 laboratory practices of 3 hours, totaly 9 hours.

Course evaluation

The study programme is evaluated annually by students by way of course evaluation studies (mid-term evaluation and final evaluation). These evaluations are included in the university's quality assurance system.

Assessment and examinations

Compund evaluation, 5 Hours (first instance 2012 autumn).
  • Portfolio , worth 0/100 of the grade (first instance 2012 autumn).
  • Written Examination, 5 Hours, worth 100/100 of the grade (first instance 2012 autumn).

Overlapping courses

BI105F-007 Animal Physiology - written examination - 6 study points.
BI105F-008 Animal Physiology - portfolio assessment - 4 study points.
BI105F-007 Animal Physiology - written examination - 10 study points.
AK223F Farming of Salmonids - 5 study points.

Course literature

The reading list can be found in Leganto

Included in these studies

 

 

Joint Bachelor Degree in Animal Sciencehttps://www.nord.no/en/Student/study-plans/baanimalJoint Bachelor Degree in Animal ScienceBachelor's degree programme
Bachelor of Science in Biologyhttps://www.nord.no/en/Student/study-plans/babiiBachelor of Science in BiologyBachelor's degree programme
Ecology and Arctic Marine Biologyhttps://www.nord.no/en/Student/study-plans/enwEcology and Arctic Marine BiologyHalf-year programme and shorter
Ecology and Northern Wildlifehttps://www.nord.no/en/Student/study-plans/2018V/Pages/ENW.aspxEcology and Northern WildlifeHalf-year programme and shorter
Joint Bachelor Degree in Animal Sciencehttps://www.nord.no/en/Student/study-plans/2015h/Pages/BAANIMAL.aspxJoint Bachelor Degree in Animal ScienceBachelor's degree programme
Bachelor of Science in Biologyhttps://www.nord.no/en/Student/study-plans/2015h/Pages/BABII.aspxBachelor of Science in BiologyBachelor's degree programme