Course code HET401

HET401 Individual PhD Course in Ethology

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Course responsible: Bjarne Olai Braastad
Teachers: Inger Lise Andersen, Knut Egil Bøe, Ruth C. Newberry
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences
Teaching language: EN, NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
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: Study year 2005-2006
Preferential right:
PhD-students in ethology.
Course contents:
Individually planned.
Learning outcome:
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.
Learning activities:
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.
Teaching support:
Each PhD-student has a responsible supervisor or teacher.
Competence at Master degree level in ethology.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
The PhD-student writes a semester assignment on a topic given by the teacher.
Nominal workload:
300 working hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
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: Bestått / Ikke bestått