Applicants from Nordic countries: Generell studiekompetanse og følgende spesielle opptakskrav: Matematikk R1 + R2 og i tillegg enten:
International applicants: Higher Education Entrance Qualification and certified language requirements in English. It is a requirement that students have some prior knowledge of biology and ecology, chemistry and mathematics (Participants must have taken introductory level university courses, and achieved pass grades, in these subjects).
A list of the requirements for the Higher Education Entrance Qualification in Norway can be found on the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education website - nokut.no
Application code: 9336 (Nordic applicants).
This course gives students an introduction to applied probability theory and stochastic processes, including use of conditioning as an important tool for probability computations. Within stochastic processes, primary emphasis is placed upon the analysis of models with countable state space in discrete or continuous time. Of special importance is that students have a command of different types of Markov processes, including Poisson processes and birth and death processes.
The student shall:
Written final exam of 4 hours duration, counting 100 %.
Assessment scale: Letter grades A-F.
Postponed examination: Students with valid grounds for absence will be offered a postponed examination early in the following semester.
For further details see: - Utfyllende bestemmelser for eksamener ved Fakultet for naturvitenskap og teknologi (only in Norwegian) - Regulations for examinations at the University of Tromsø
Coursework requirements A passing grade is required on the mandatory homework sets for permission to take the exam.