Course code NATF330

NATF330 Wildlife Management

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Course responsible: Leif Egil Loe
Teachers: Espen Govasmark
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
-
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2003H
Course contents:
The course starts with guest lecturers from public natural resource management and leaders of relevant research projects. Work on the semester assignments starts immediately. Presentation of semester assignments takes place in the last half of the course period. Discussion groups are arranged based on the availability of time. Independent study takes place throughout the entire course.
Learning outcome:

Knowledge
The course teaches the same competencies and skills as NATF230, but it goes especially into current problems tied to nature management.

Skills

General competence
Students will learn to use acquired knowledge of natural resources to solve practical problems and challenges connected to Norwegian nature management. Focus is put on training students in independent analysis and synthesis.

Learning activities:
Lectures are given by invited professionals within each topic of discussion. In addition, there is 1 semester assignment, discussion groups and individual studies.
Teaching support:
Students are assisted by staff in preparation of semester assignments.
Syllabus:
Lectures and specified literature.
Prerequisites:
NATF230, ECOL200 and ZOOL210.
Recommended prerequisites:
ZOOL250.
Mandatory activity:
Oral presentation of the semester thesis and 1-2 scientific articles
Assessment:
Oral examination (30 minutes), 6/10. Term paper, 4/10. Both of the evaluated elements in the course must be passed to pass the course.
Nominal workload:
Lectures: 10 hours. Student lectures/seminars/lab.work: 20 hours. The students" own effort - preparation for seminars and own presentations, writing of semester assignment, reading for exam: 270 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
-
Type of course:
Lectures: 10 hours. Student lectures/seminars/lab.work: 20 hours.
Examiner:
An external examiner evaluates the oral examination.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått