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 student will be able to:
Skills - The student will be able to:
General expertise - The student will be able to:
Portfolio assessment of up to 3 assignments counting about 50 % and a final written examination counting about 50 %. All modules in the portfolio are assessed as a whole and one combined grade is given.
Assessment scale: Pass/Fail.
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. Both postponed assignments and postponed oral examination are arranged during the semester if possible, otherwise early in the following semester.
See indicated sections in Regulations for examinations at the University of Tromsø for more information.