BT3911 - Master thesis in MSAQUAH Health Management in Aquaculture


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Master's Thesis with oral exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Master's Thesis with oral exam 100/100

Course content

Undertake master thesis research project under MSAQUAH. A project description of scope and focus of the thesis project must be prepared in collaboration with the supervisor(s).

Learning methods and activities

All students doing their master's thesis at the Faculty of Natural Sciences should conclude an agreement regarding counselling. The standard contact period with the supervisor(s) is 50 hours for a master thesis of 30 credits. Any contact between supervisor/s and student beyond this, depends on the supervisor(s) choice of supervision methodology. It is expected that the student works independently beyond the standard contact period.

Further on evaluation

The ordinary deadline for submission of the thesis is 15th of May, unless otherwise agreed with the Department.

The oral defense of the thesis project consists of a presentation and a discussion. Oral presentation of max. 30 min. Questions and discussion related to the presentation and thesis usually have a duration of 60 min. Partner university representatives will join.

Permitted examination aids are to be determined in cooperation with your supervisor. Normal rules apply for appealing the grade. A new oral defense is only arranged if the new examiners disagree with the grade given in the original evaluation.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Health Management in Aquaculture (MSAQUAH)
Ocean Resources (MSOCEAN)

Required previous knowledge

Knowledge, skills and competence achieved through semester 1-3 in MSAQUAH, Erasmus Mundus master program in Health Management in Aquaculture

More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  30.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Aqua Culture
  • Marine Topics
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Biotechnology and Food Science


Examination arrangement: Master's Thesis with oral exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Master's Thesis with oral exam 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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