spring 2017
BIO-8501 Aquatic physiology - 10 ECTS

Sist endret: 28.03.2017

Application deadline

Registration deadline for PhD students at UiT - The Arctic University of Norway: February 1. The registration starts in the middle of December.

Application deadline for external applicants: December 1.

Type of course


Admission requirements

PhD students or holders of a Norwegian master's degree of five years or 3+2 years (or equivalent) may be admitted. Valid documentation is a statement from your institution that you are a registered PhD student, or a Master's Diploma with Diploma supplement/English translation of the Diploma. PhD students are exempt from semester fee.

PhD students register for the course through StudentWeb.

External applicants apply for admission through SøknadsWeb. Application code 9303.

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 - litterature 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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  • Studiepoeng: 10
  • Emnekode: BIO-8501