NATF300 Conservation Biology
Showing course contents for the educational year starting in 2016 .
Course responsible: Jon Eugene Swenson
Teachers: Ole Gunnar Støen, Anne Aslaug Sverdrup-Thygeson
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: EN
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This course starts in August block. This course has teaching/evaluation in August block, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2004V
Guest lecturers have high competence in the relevant topics. Discussions of relevant scientific papers. Progression from theory to practical examples.
A candidate who has completed the qualification will gain the following:
Lectures, discussions and self-study.
The teacher responsible for the course is available during office hours to answer questions about the subject.
Primack, A Primer of Conservation Biology. 5. ed. 2012.. In addition, selected articles about conservation biology. Everything that is dealt with in the lectures, including material given by guest lecturers, is curriculum, as are the articles.
The written examination lasts 3 hours.
Structured teaching: 30 hours. Students" own effort - preparation for discussions, lectures and exam: 120 hours.
Special requirements in Science
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Lectures and discussions: 30 hours.
An experienced external examiner grades the examination.
Allowed examination aids: No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått