Prerequisites: None, but it is an advantage to have own results to work with.
This course is aimed at PhD students from all scientific disciplines, but is open for applicants holding a Master's degree. Scientists, Postdocs and Master students are welcome to participate, 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.
The course will be cancelled if less than six 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
https://uit.no/Content/254419/PhD_EnglishProficiency_100913.pdfContact Ingjerd Gauslaa Nilsen at the BFE-faculty if you have troubles or questions regarding registration to the course.
After the course the students should have knowledge about:
Written home exam. Deliver a popularized science text, either as a feature article or a blog post based on your own research. Evaluation: Pass/Fail.
In order to take the exam, all students need to submit a short manuscript about their research prior to the course to be used in the video and audio training.
There is no continuation exam. If you fail, you need to take the course again next year.