The subject is normally only given to Bachelor's degree students in physics and teacher students in "Lektorutdanning 8-13 trinn" with specialization in physics, but may on request be available as a singular subject.
The project has to be approved by the Programme Board. Application for approval must be submitted to the Programme Board within a deadline, which is normally 1 September in the autumn semester and 1 February in the spring semester. Students apply by handing in a supervision contract along with a project description. Students must register to the exam as for ordinary courses.
The course may consist of one or more of the following:
The course may additionally contain elements of topics in physics education.
A written thesis must be handed in. All research groups at the Department of Physics and Technology offer different projects according to capacity. The dimension of the submitted thesis should reflect a workload of 20 ECTS credits.
Knowledge - The student will be able to:
Skills - The student will be able to:
General expertise - The student will be able to:
The thesis is performed individually and the exam is comprised of submission of the project paper.
The deadline for submission is normally 1 June in the spring semester and 15 December autumn semester. Grading scale: "Pass" / "Fail".
Re-sit exam: If a paper is graded "Fail", may the paper be resubmitted in revised form. New deadline for submission will be 4 weeks from the point in time when the candidate was informed about the exam result. If the project paper receives the grade "Fail" a second time, the student can apply to the Programme Board for a new project.
Postponed submission: If a medical certificate is provided, the candidate may be given a postponed deadline for submitting the project paper according to regulations in section 21 of Regulations for examinations at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.
For further information, see:
- Utfyllende bestemmelser for prosjektoppgaver og spesialpensum ved NT-fak (in Norwegian only)
- Regulations for examinations at the UiT The Arctic University of Norway.