Doctoral courses

Doctoral students at the Faculty of Science and Technology will achieve a knowledge of generic courses equivalent to a minimum of 10 ECTS credits for a doctorate degree and at least 8 ECTS credits for a licentiate degree.

Proposals for faculty postgraduate courses

Mandatory Courses
Philosophy of Science, 2ECTS
Introduction to research ethics, 2ECTS
Oral presentation, 1ECTS
Writing science, 5ECTS

Elective Courses
Writing applications, 3ECTS
Statistics for empirical sciences, 3ECTS
Introduction to mathematical modeling, 3ECTS

For courses in higher education see the Centre for Educational Development.

For doctoral courses given by the Faculty of Medicine see their course cataloge. For courses at KBC see their homepage. For courses given by UB see their homepage (note, the courses given by UB cannot replace the mandatory coures given by the faculty).

Doctoral courses Spring 2019

The following doctoral courses are planned for spring 2019. The application period is 17/10-20/11.

Oral presentation, 1ECTS.
Course dates are 31/1, 1/2, 19/2, 20/2 2019.
Syllabus can be found here.
You can apply to the course here. The application period will close 20/11.

Introduction to research ethics, 2ETCS.
The course is given during week 6 & 7.
Course description can be found here.
You can apply to the course here. The application period will close 20/11.

Philosophy of Science, 2ECTS.
The course is given during week 9 & 10.
Course description can be found here.
You can apply to the course here. The application period will close 20/11.

Writing science, 5ECTS.
Course dates are 12/3, 19/3, 26/3, 2/4, 9/4, 16/4 2019.
Syllabus can be found here.
You can apply to the course here. The application period will close 20/11.

Statistics for empirical sciences, 3ECTS.
The course starts April 1.
Course description can be found here.
You can apply to the course here. The application period will close 20/11.

Doctoral courses Autumn 2018

The following courses are planned for autumn 2018.

Oral Presentation, 1ECTS.
The course is given 17-18 & 20-21 september.
Schedule and course programme can be found here.
Syllabus can be found here.

Introduction to research ethics, 2ECTS.
The course is given during week 39 & 40.
Schedule can be found here.
Course description can be found here.

Communicating Scientific Research, 3 ECTS.
Course dates are 1-5 October.
Schedule can be found here.
Syllabus can be found here.

Philosophy of Science, 2ECTS.
Course dates are 15-18 October.
Detailed schedule can be found here.
Course description can be found here.
The application is closed. If you want to be on the list of reserves, please contact Lisa Hed.

Writing Science, 5ECTS.
Course dates are 25/10, 1/11, 8/11, 15/11, 21/11 & 29/11.
Detailed schedule can be found here.
Syllabus can be found here.
The application is closed. If you want to be on the list of reserves, please contact Lisa Hed.

For information about IceLabCamp which is 10-13 september, see here.

Watch a film about the course Communicating Scientific Research:

Doctoral courses previous semesters

Here you can find more information about doctoral courses previous semesters.


Contact Information

Susanne Vikström
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Tel:  090-786 94 71

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Contact Information

Lisa Hed
901 87 Umeå 

Visiting Address
MIT-huset, plan 3 Matematik och matematisk statistik E320

Tel:  090-786 52 16

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