Course code AQT251

AQT251 Laboratory Course in International Aquaculture, Part 1

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Course responsible: Håkon Hoel Olsen
Teachers: Bjørn Reidar Hansen, Odd Ivar Lekang
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2014-2015
Course contents:
The course will focus on production methods, mainly for Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout. In the laboratory exercises, the students will learn about aspects in intensive fish farming that is important to attain good production and good fish welfare. There will be exercises in measuring of the water quality and using of equipment to improve the water quality. There will also be exercises in controlling other types of equipment used on a fish farm.
Learning outcome:
The students shall get practical insight in technical equipment used in international fish farming. The focus is on land-based fish farms and production methods.
Learning activities:
Laboratory exercises with journal.
Teaching support:
The course teacher is available for support in connection with calculation exercises in working hours, and by e-mail and phone outside of the teaching hours. Laboratory exercises are carried out under the guidance and technical assistance from other persons at the faculty that are available during the working day.
Reading list will be handed out in lectures.
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Recommended prerequisites:
AQT254 (can apply in same semester)
Laboratory reports counts 1/1.
Nominal workload:
Approx. 150 hours, exercises and homework.
Reduction of credits:
Five credit overlapp with previous course AQT250.
Type of course:

3 hours laboratory exercise weekly

In total: Lectures: 6 hours. Laboratory exercises: 35 hours.

The courses  AQT 251 OG AQT 252 can be taken in random order, and it is no need for taking both
An external examiner is used for evaluation and quality control of course plans and compulsory exercises and laboratory reports. The assessment procedures and considerations in connection with the final reports are described in a standardised form that follows the assessment results.
Examination details: Portfolio: Passed / Failed