AQP350 Planning and Design of Intensive Fish Farms

Credits (ECTS):10

Course responsible:Odd Ivar Lekang

Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås

Teaching language:Engelsk

Course frequency:Annually

Nominal workload:Lectures and homework: approx. 55 hours. Exercises and group work with instruction: approx. 35 hours. Project work with individual supervision: approx. 160 hours.

Teaching and exam period:This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .

About this course

Through the course, the students will gain new knowledge as well as utilize previously acquired knowledge in a process where they will plan and design an intensive land-based fish farm. The plan will be adapted for an actual site and an actual production. Topics for lectures are design and dimensioning of inlet, transfer pipelines, pump stations, fish handling, feed handling, farm design, site selection, superstructure principles, room program, planning and technical design.

Learning outcome

Be able to design a land-based fish farm included a production plan for intensive fish farming
  • The course is based on lectures as mainly support the larger project assignmen, in addition to individual supervision.
  • The course teacher is available for support in connection with exercises in working hours, and by e-mail and phone outside of the teaching hours.
  • AQT254 - Aquaculture Production, or similar knowledge in the area. AQP211 - Production Technology in Aquaculture, or similar knowledge.
  • Evauation of project thesis. Grade A-F

  • 2*2 hours per week. Lectures and supervising project thesis.
  • General requirements for studies in Norway