spring 2016

BIO-8501 Aquatic physiology - 10 ECTS

Sist endret: 07.04.2017

The course is provided by

Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics


Tromsø |

Application deadline

Registration deadline for PhD students at UiT - The Arctic University of Norway: February 1.

Application deadline for external applicants: December 1.

Type of course


Admission requirements

PhD students register for the course through StudentWeb.

External applicants apply for admission through SøknadsWeb.

Contact Ingjerd Gauslaa Nilsen at the BFE-faculty if you have troubles or questions regarding registration to the course.

Course content

Work involves the writing of a scientific 'review article'. Students can choose to write an article covering one of many topics, including respiration and circulation, reproduction, nutrition and digestion, osmo-/ionoregulation, thermal physiology or endocrinology.

Objectives of the course

Work with the term paper - literature study

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

Litterature study. Some help with literature sources, and guidance in scientific writing will be given.


Evaluation of the 'term paper', written as a scientific review article. A graded scale of five marks from A to E for pass and F for fail.


Course overlap

BIO-437 Aquatic physiology semester paper 6 stp

Recommended reading/syllabus

Available on request

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Nilsen, Ingjerd Gauslaa

Rådgiver, ph.d.-utdanningen
Telefon: +4777646018 ingjerd.nilsen@uit.no


Even Jørgensen

Telefon: +4777646791
Mobil: 41433694 even.jorgensen@uit.no