Course code HFA400

HFA400 Quantitative Genetics

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Course responsible: Hans Magnus Gjøen
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: EN, NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
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: By demand
First time: Study year 2007-2008
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Quantitative genetics with focus on inbreeding, genetic variation and breeding plans and economics in breeding. Topics may be changed.
Learning outcome:
The students should acquire a solid understanding of quantitative genetics.
Learning activities:
Colloquium-based teaching.
Teaching support:
The teachers will be available for questions from the study group and will also, if possible, go through selected topics as lectures.

Decided each year.

Falconer & Mackay "Introduction to Quantitative Genetics" has mainly been used.

300 level in livestock breeding, or the equivalent.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Written examination or assignments (approximately one week workload).
Nominal workload:
300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Discussion groups: 22 hours. (Subject to change).
An external examiner will provide individual assessment.
Allowed examination aids: C3 Alle typer kalkulatorer, alle andre hjelpemidler - inkludert digitale
Examination details: One written exam: Bestått / Ikke bestått