Courses

The PhD-program equates to 180 credits (ECTS), of which the instruction component comprises 30 ECTs and the doctoral dissertation 150 ECTS. Courses in the instruction component shall normally be at PhD (8000) level.

PhD students at UiT The Arctic University of Norway sign up for 8000 courses through StudentWeb. Courses provided by the Institute of Geoscience are listed below.

Mandatory courses
Philosophy of science and ethics, 6 ECTS. We recommend the course SVF-8600 Philosophy of science and ethics provided by the Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics for this purpose.
PhD courses provided by Department of geology UiT

GEO-8113 Field course in Exogene Geology. The course is given every spring

GEO-8123 Marine Geophysics. The course is given every fall

GEO-8126 Practical Seismic Processing. The course is given every fall

GEO-8127 Three dimensional seismic interpretation. The course is given every spring

GEO-8131 Deformation processes. The course is given every spring

GEO-8144 Marine geology and geophysics cruise. The course is given every summer

GEO-8145 Arctic marine geology and geophysics workshop. The course is given every year (spring or fall)