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Society, Development and Planning

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

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About

The Society, Development and Planning programme of the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) is offered at the Faculty of Landscape and Society.

Overview

The PhD program provides knowledge, skills and expertise in line with the Norwegian qualifications framework.

Job opportunities

The Society, Development and Planning programme of the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) qualifies graduates for future research and teaching at academic institutions, as well as for management activities and the business sector in general, where there are high demands for scientific insight and analytical thinking.

Programme Structure

The programme has three compulsory courses, each equivalent to 5 credits, which focus on general research skills.

  • Framing the PhD (PHD405) is compulsory for all of the PhD students in the programme during the autumn of Year 1. This is a start-up course to help students successfully delimit, specify and prepare a work plan for the PhD study process. Students also acquire general skills in obtaining information and using literature.
  • Academic Writing» (PHD406), held once or twice a year, is also a compulsory course.
  • A course in theory of science and research ethics is also compulsory. The faculty holds annual courses in theory of science and ethics (PHD415) of special relevance for research in societal development and planning.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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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
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  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.

Since NMBU is a publicly funded state university, there are no tuition fees. However, most students must pay a small semester fee.

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

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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