Study programme 2020-2021Français
Training in Animal Experimentation
Programme component of Master's in Biology of Organisms and Ecology à la Faculty of Science

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
US-M1-BIOECO-001-MCompulsory UELEGRAND AlexandreM117 - Physiologie et réadaptation respiratoire
  • LEGRAND Alexandre

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français681200055.001st term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
M-PHPH-003Training in animal experimentation6812000Q1100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Animal testing.
    • Have acquired the legal training in management to use laboratory animals.

Learning Outcomes of UE

The learning outcomes are those required for recognition of the legal training of "Maître d'expérience", corresponding in the Belgian law to the FELASA Category C -persons responsible for directing animal experiments.  

Content of UE

Integrated courses and laboratories. CompletiLegal and ethical aspects, refinement and alternatives to animal use; biology of the laboratory animals (taxonomy, anatomy, physiology, ethology, nutrition, husbandry); genetics and reproduction (cloning and transgenesis included); microbiology and laboratory animal disease; health hazards and safe practices, euthanasia, autopsy and waste management, design and conduct of animal experiments.

Prior Experience

Completion of a full university degree.

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Written examination

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

The attendance to practical courses during Q1 and a personal work are mandatory.

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

The attendance to practical courses during Q1 and 2 personal works are mandatory.

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • N/A

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Travaux pratiques

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
M-PHPH-003Slide presentations are accessible on eLearning web-platform .

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
M-PHPH-003not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
M-PHPH-003Handbook of laboratory animal: management and welfare, S.Wolfensohn and M Lloyd Blackwell Publishing.

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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