Marine Benthic Fauna

Postgraduate course

Course description

ECTS Credits


Level of Study

Bachelor and master

Semester of Instruction


This course has limited capacit, enrolment is based on application. The application deadline is wednesday in week 2. Please see following information here:

You will receive confirmation of whether you received a seat in Studentweb no later tha monday in week 3. It is compulsory to attend the first lecture/orientation meeting, or you risk losing your seat. If you unable to attend the first lecture/orientation meeting can be found in the schedule below "resources" at the top right corner of on Mitt UiB,

Place of Instruction

Bergen and Espeland Marine Biological Station
Required Previous Knowledge
BIO101 Organismal Biology 1 and BIO102 Organismal Biology 2, or equivalent courses.
Access to the Course
In order to be admitted to the course, you mst be admitted to a bachelor's or master's programme at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and fulfill required previous knowledge. Students in the master's programme in biology, specialisation Marine Biology will be prioritised.
Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Attendance at lectures

Participation in field and laboratory work

Forms of Assessment
Practical exam (species identification)
Grading Scale
Grading scale A-F, in which grade A is the highest passing grade, and grade F is a fail.
Assessment Semester
The practical eam is only held in semesters the course is taught: spring