Subject description for 2021/2022

Individual Curriculum (BI307F)

Individual Curriculum

BI307F

Course description

The course covers the following topics:

Literature surveys

Extraction of essential information from larger bodies of publications

Synthesising this information into a written project report/paper.

Costs

No tution fees. Semester registration and course literature.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course:

Knowledge

The student should:

  • Have broad knowledge of theoretical and empirical aspects of a topic at Master¿s level within biology, chemistry or related topics.
  • Be able to select the appropriate literature in order to understand a specific topic level within biology, chemistry or related topics.

Skills

The student should:

  • Be able to explain important theoretical and empirical aspects of a topic at Master¿s level as described above.
  • Be able to search for appropriate references

General competence

The student should:

  • Be able to communicate orally important theoretical and empirical aspects of a topic at Master¿s level
  • Be able to communicate in writing important theoretical and empirical aspects of a topic at Master¿s level

Course type

Elective: MSc in Marine Ecology and MSc in Aquaculture

Prerequisites

Students enrolled in the MSc at Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture.

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face

Teaching activities and methods

Self-study with supervision

Recommended prior knowledge

Compulsory courses included in the study programme.

Course evaluation

Mid-term oral evaluation with written report, and electronic evaluation at the end of the semester.

Assessment and examinations

Compound assessment, grading scale A-E for pass, F for fail
  • Paper, comprises 40/100 of the grade, grading scale A-E for pass, F for fail.
  • Oral Examination, comprises 60/100 of the grade, grading scale A-E for pass, F for fail.

Course literature

The reading list can be found in Leganto
Course coordinator
Start semester Spring 2022
ECTS Credits 10 Course location Bodø Faculty
Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture