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GEN-8010 Communicating Science Module 3 – Visualizing your science - 3 ECTS
The course is aimed at PhD students and researchers, but is open for others. Master/bachelor students are welcome to apply too, but they will not be able to get credits. If you aim to include the credits from the course in your 30 mandatory PhD ECTS you should discuss it with both your supervisor and your faculty.
PhD students or holders of a Norwegian master´s degree 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:
Proficiency in English must be documented - list of countries
For more information on accepted English proficiency tests and scores, as well as exemptions from the English proficiency tests, please see the following document:
Proficiency in english - PhD level studies
Prerequisites: None, but it is an advantage to have own results to work with.
The course will be cancelled if less than six participants.
PhD students at UiT register for the course through StudentWeb. The registration for autumn semester starts in the middle of June. Other applicants apply for admission through SøknadsWeb. Application code 9305. Contact Ingjerd Gauslaa Nilsen at BFE Faculty, UiT, if you have troubles or questions regarding registration to the course.
This course aims to introduce the participants to novel ways of communicating and visualizing your science. The participants will learn basic principles, flex their creative muscles and see their research projects in a simplified and new light.
- Basic principles of science communication
- Communicate science in a new way
Oral and visual presentation of your final product. Evaluation: Pass/Fail.
In order to take the exam, all students need to submit a short abstract based on their research prior to the course (pre-work).
There is no continuation exam. In case of failing, you need to take the course again next year.
Date for examinationOne oral exam 12.04.2019
One written assignment hand in date 25.03.2019
The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced in the StudentWeb early in May and early in November.
HOW TO APPLY
PhD students enrolled at UiT register for the course through StudentWeb.
Remember to upload documentation of your education or your status as a PhD student. Applicants who can document their status as a PhD student are exempt to pay the semester fee.