AQT251 Laboratory Course in International Aquaculture

Credits (ECTS):5

Course responsible:Odd Ivar Lekang

Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås

Teaching language:Engelsk

Course frequency:Annually

Nominal workload:Approx. 125 hours, exercises and homework.

Teaching and exam period:This course starts in the Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in the Autumn parallel.

About this course

The course will focus on production methods, mainly for Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout. In the laboratory exercises, the students will learn about aspects in intensive fish farming that is important to attain good production and good fish welfare. There will be exercises in measuring of the water quality and using of equipment to improve the water quality. There will also be exercises in controlling other types of equipment used on a fish farm.

Learning outcome

The students shall get practical insight in technical equipment used in international fish farming. The focus is on land-based fish farms and production methods.
  • Laboratory exercises with journal.
  • The course teacher is available for support in connection with calculation exercises in working hours, and by e-mail and phone outside of the teaching hours. Laboratory exercises are carried out under the guidance and technical assistance from other persons at the faculty that are available during the working day.
  • Laboratory reports counts 1/1.

  • 3 hours laboratory exercise weekly

    In total: Lectures: 6 hours. Laboratory exercises: 35 hours.

  • Five credit overlapp with previous course AQT250.
  • Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)