Programstudents may register for the course through Studentweb. The registration deadline is September 1st/February 1st.
Other PhD students at UiT and external applicants may apply for admission through Søknadsweb, application code 9301. The application deadline is June 1st for the autumn semester and December 1st for the spring semester.
PhD students or holders of a Norwegian master´s degree of five years or three + two years (or equivalent) may be admitted. Only students with a background in physics, or another discipline which provides the student with the relevant knowledge, may be admitted. Students are expected to have skills equivalent to the prerequisites listed for the course.
PhD students are exempt from semester fee.
All external applicants have to attach a confirmation of their status as a PhD student from their home institution. Students who hold a Master of Science degree, but are not yet enrolled as a PhD-student have to attach a copy of their master's degree diploma. These students are also required to pay the semester fee. More information regarding PhD courses at the Faculty of Science and Technology is found here. The course will only be taught if there is a sufficient number of students.
Knowledge - The studen can:
Skills - The student can:
General competence - The student can:
Portfolio assessment of a mid-term assignment counting about 20 % and a final 4 hour written examination counting about 80 %. All components in the portfolio are assessed as a whole and one combined grade is given.
Assessment scale: Letter grades A-F.
Re-sit examination (section 22): There is no access to a re-sit examination in this course.
Postponed examination (sections 17 and 21): Students with valid grounds for absence will be offered a postponed examination. Postponed mid-term assignment is arranged during the semester if possible, otherwise early in the following semester. Postponed written examination is held early in the following semester.
See indicated sections in Regulations for examinations at the UiT The arctic university of Norway for more information.
Coursework Requrements: Access to the final examination requiresparticipation in laboratory exercises.