Science and Technology, Ph.D. | Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) | Ås, Norway
30 months
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About

The Science and Technology programme of the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) is offered at the Faculty of Science and Technology.

Overview

Key facts

The Science and Technology programme of the Norwegian University of Life Sciences consists of the following study options:

  • Physics,
  • Applied informatics,
  • Applied mathematics,
  • Structural engineering, building technology and architecture,
  • Mechanical and process technology,
  • Water and environmental technology,
  • Geomatics,
  • Science and mathematics education,
  • Pedagogics
Job opportunities
  • The PhD programme in Science and Technology shall qualify candidates for research of international standard within all the faculty’s subject areas, where there are high demands on scientific insight and analytical thinking in accordance with recognised principles of academic and research ethics.

Programme Structure

  • An educational and research plan is drawn up together with the candidate and the principal supervisor / research group at the start of the programme of study. It is finalised during the first year partly by means of the compulsory introductory seminar. 
  • The required coursework totals 30 credits (though the candidate can take more on a voluntary basis) to ensure that the candidate has adequate time for his/her own research, which is the most important part of a PhD programme in science and technology. Five of these credits must be in research ethics.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Credits

30 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A master's degree with a scope of at least 120 credits (ECTS) that is based on a bachelor’s degree of minimum 180 credits (ECTS), or a cand.med.vet. degree, or an integrated master’s degree with a scope of minimum 300 credits (ECTS).
    • English language skills.
    • You must be able to document provision of full funding for the entire contract period (i.e. 3 years full-time study). The most common form of financing is the appointment of a PhD fellowship position.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 30 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 30 months.

Living costs for Ås

9420 - 15000 NOK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Science and Technology.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Anglo-Norse Society - Other awards and Grants
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

The Anglo-Norse Society - scholarships & grants
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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