TK8108 - Topics in Fisheries and Aquaculture Cybernetics for PhD students


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination and work
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 50/100 D
Work 50/100 A

Course content

Specialized topics within the application of cybernetic principles and technology to the utilization of marine living resources. The course may be adapted to the research focus of individual students. The course is taught every second year, next time spring 2022.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The course aims to strengthen the candidate's skills regarding application of advanced cybernetic methods and technology within selected areas of the fisheries and aquaculture sector. The content of the seminar will be in the forefront of its field and provide a sound foundation for the candidate's scientific work within this area. Specific knowledge goals for each implementation of the course is specified and approved by IE FU. Skills: The candidate will be trained to apply a cybernetic approach in analysis and development of technology relevant for the fisheries/aquaculture sector and will be encouraged to take a critical attitude to established knowledge in the field. Specific skill goals for each implementation of the course is specified and approved by IE FU. Competence: The candidate shall be able to put the course topics into a broad technological, economic/business and social context. The candidate must be familiar with ethical issues related to the topics. Specific expertise goals for each implementation of the course is specified and approved by IE FU.

Learning methods and activities

Seminars, study groups, self-tuition, and laboratory/project work.

Course materials

Provided at course start.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Water Engineering in Fish Farming
  • Engineering Cybernetics
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Engineering Cybernetics


Examination arrangement: Oral examination and work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Work 50/100 A
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 50/100 D
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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