External applicants: Application deadline is 1 December for spring semester and 1 June for autumn semester. Application code 9303 in Søknadsweb.
PhD students at UiT The Arctic University of Norway go directly to Studentweb to register for class and exam by 1 February for spring semester and 1 September for autumn semester.
PhD students or holders of a Norwegian Master degree in Nautical Science, Marine Technology, Maritime Operations of five years or 3+ 2 years (or equivalent) may be admitted. PhD students must upload a document from their university stating that there are registered PhD students. This group of applicants does not have to prove English proficiency and are exempt from semester fee.
Holders of a Master´s degree must upload a Master´s Diploma with Diploma Supplement / English translation of the diploma. Applicants from listed countries must document proficiency in English. To find out if this applies to you see the following list:
For more information on accepted English proficiency tests and scores, as well as exemptions from the English proficiency tests, please see the following document:
Dynamic motions and maneuvering of vessels
Advanced collision avoidance
Weather routing in the Arctic
The candidate shall:
The candidates shall be able to:
The exam is comprised of
1) the submission of a project report with an oral presentation based on the students own topic of research that supplements his/her doctoral thesis, and
2) a final oral examination. 1) and 2) count 50% each in the grading.
A grade of A or B is required to pass
There is no access to a re-sit examination in this course. Students with valid grounds for absence will be offered a postponed examination.
E. Pedersen, K. Inoue and M. Tsugane. Simulator Studies on a Collision Avoidance Display that Facilitates Efficient and Precise Assessment of Evasive Manoeuvres in Congested Waterways. J. Navigation, Vol. 56, No. 03, pp. 411-427, Cambridge Journals.
O. M. Faltinsen, Sea Loads on Ships and Offshore Structures, Cambridge University Press. Selected sections.
Other syllabus will be presented at the beginning of the course.