PhD students at UiT The Arctic University of Norway apply for admission by registering for class in Studentweb by September 1st for autumn semester and February 1st for spring semester.
Application deadline for other applicants: June 1st for autumn semester and December 1st for spring semester. Application code 9303 in SøknadsWeb. The course will be given in both English and Norwegian every semester but at different times (see information text on the right side of your screen). When you apply, please state which of these you are applying for, together with the course code, in the comment field in SøknadsWeb.
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 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:https://www.nokut.no/en/surveys-and-databases/nokuts-country-database/GSU-list/
For more information on accepted English proficiency tests and scores, as well as exemptions from the English proficiency tests, please see the following document: https://uit.no/Content/254419/PhD_EnglishProficiency_100913.pdf
It is recommended to take the course halfway through the PhD programme. Students at the the Student Research Programme should take the course after the 4th year.
This course has a maximum capacity of 22 students.
If there are more applicants than available seats in the course, students will be given priority from category 1 to 4:
If there are more than 22 applicants from category 1, the students who has the course as a mandatory part of their instruction component and has been in the PhD programme the longest will be prioritized.
Knowledge and understanding
Examination and assessment:
The course's home exam is to write a commentary article or a blog post based on the participant's research project. The text length depends on the channel the post is to be published in. The post should be considered ready for publication in a newspaper or online newspaper, such as Nordlys, Aftenposten or Dagbladet, or on The Health Faculty's blog. The exam is assessed with pass/ fail.
The course is arranged every semester. There will be no re-sit exam.