autumn 2018
BIO-3523 Master excursion in biology - 5 ECTS

Last changed 28.02.2019

Type of course

Master course for biology students - discipline Freshwater ecology. The course is not available as a singular course.

Course content

The course includes a field trip, visits to institutions, participations on a Symposium or similar. Each study is responsible for a service for the students. Students must self-financing depending on destination. Excursion: In preparation, the collective work of biotopes to be visited. Group work will be presented orally and in writing. The reports written most be completed during the excursion. Symposium: Students make a presentation to the symposium and a final report.

Objectives of the course

The course provides students with master's insight into other ecosystems than they surrounded the common and / or associate contact with foreign research. The course is for master's degree students (marine ecology, freshwater ecology, fisheries biology / technology, aquatic ecophysiology and aquaculture).

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

The course has multiple teaching approaches


Group report. Grade: Pass / Fail. There will be a re-sit examination for students that did not pass the previous ordinary examination.


Recommended reading/syllabus

Syllabus and reading list will be announced prior to course start.
  • About the course
  • Campus: Tromsø |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: BIO-3523