This course is aimed at PhD students and researchers (including PostDocs) from all scientific disciplines, but is open for applicants holding a Master`s degree. 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.
The course has 20 seats. If the number of applicants exceeds the number of places available, applicants will be ranked in this order:
1. PhD students at UiT
2. Participants in the Associate Professor programme at UiT (must hold a Master´s degree)
3. Registered PhD students from other universities
4. Applicants documenting that they have a Norwegian Master´s degree (or equivalent)
The course will be cancelled if less than eight participants.
PhD students at UiT register for the course through StudentWeb. The registration for spring semester starts in the middle of December.
Other applicants apply for admission through SøknadsWeb. Application code 9305.
Non-UiT PhD students must upload a document from their university stating that they 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
Contact Ingjerd Gauslaa Nilsen at the BFE-faculty if you have troubles or questions regarding registration to the course.
In order to meet the objectives of the course, each participant will be required to write a short essay. In order to pass the exam, each student will have to provide:
Grading: passed/not passed