HET401 Individual PhD Course in Ethology
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Course responsible: Bjarne Olai Braastad, Inger Lise Andersen
Teachers: Inger Lise Andersen, Knut Egil Bøe, Ruth Catriona Margaret Newberry
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: EN, NO
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This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in August block, Autumn parallel, January block, Spring parallel, June block.
Course frequency: Annually, on demand.
First time: 2005H
PhD-students in ethology.
The course shall give PhD-students competence in ethology that goes beyond the master level courses in ethology. The topic is chosen in discussions between the student, the supervisors or other teachers. Individual learning goals are set up for the chosen topic.
The topic is given as a series of seminars or as supervised self-study. The course requires a considerable degree of self-motivation by the student.
Each PhD-student has a responsible supervisor or teacher.
Competence at Master degree level in ethology.
The PhD-student writes a semester assignment on a topic given by the teacher.
300 working hours.
Special requirements in Science
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The structure is to be agreed upon by the PhD-student and the supervisor.
The external examiner assesses the semester assignment.
Examination details: Term paper: Passed / Failed