Course responsible:Hans Magnus Gjøen
Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås
Nominal workload:250 hours
Teaching and exam period:The course has teaching / assessment in the spring parallel.
About this course
The student will acquire broad knowledge of production methods, management tools and the most important challenges throughout the value chain in intensive aquaculture production with special emphasis on fish welfare and sustainability, exemplified by Norwegian salmon production.
The student must summarise and apply the knowledge of the various production challenges to a comprehensive and balanced assessment of the various considerations for optimal decisions, e.g. in assessments regarding time for de-liceing, time of slaughter, colouring of fish or type of fish that are used at different locations.
Through semester assignments and presentations, the student will acquire assessment, collaboration and dissemination competence.
- 26 hours lectures, semester assignments, presentations and colloquia / self-study.
- Lectures. Teachers will be available through e-mail, individual and group mentoring
- AQX110 and experience from fish farming.
- Oral examination during the examination period. A-F
- External censor at the oral examination.
- Group work, exercises and student presentations
- 26 hours lectures + group work and presentaions
- Letter grades
- Special requirements in Science