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.

Doctoral courses Spring 2018

During spring 2018 the following doctoral courses are planned.

Writing research proposals that get funded, 3ECTS.
Course dates are 6/2, 13/2, 20/2 & 27/2 between 9.00-12.00.
Syllabus can be found here.
The course is available for doctoral students that have taken the course Writing science (or an equivalent course).
Apply to the course here. You can apply until 17/12.

Introduction to research ethics, 2ECTS.
The course is given week 7 & 8.
Course description can be found here.
If you are interested in taking the course, please contact Lisa Hed.

Philosophy of Science, 2ECTS.
The course is given week 9 & 10.
Schedule can be found here.
Course description can be found here.
If you are interested in taking the course, please contact Lisa Hed.

Writing science, 5ECTS.
Course dates are 13/3, 20/3, 27/3, 3/4, 10/4 & 17/4 between 9.00-12.00.
Syllabus can be found here.
If you are interested in taking the course, please contact Lisa Hed.

Introduction to mathematical modelling, 3ECTS.
The course is given week 20 & 21.
Course description can be found here.
Apply to the course here. You can apply until 17/12.

Doctoral courses Autumn 2017

The following courses are given during autumn 2017.

Introduction to research ethics, 2ECTS.
Given during week 39 & 40.
Detailed schedule can be found here.
Course description can be found here.

Philosophy of Science, 2ECTS.
Course dates are 16-19/10.
Detailed schedule can be found here.
Course description can be found here.

Writing science, 5ECTS.
Course dates are 26/10, 2/11, 10/11, 16/11, 23/11 & 30/11.
Detailed schedule can be found here.
Syllabus can be found here.

Oral presentation, 1ECTS.
Course dates are 7-8/12 and 14-15/12.
Detailed schedule can be found here.
Syllabus can be found here.

For doctoral courses given by the Faculty of Medicine see their course cataloge.

For information about the workshop and doctoral course in Astrobiology organized by the Swedish Astrobiology Network in October, see here.

Doctoral courses previous semesters

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


Contact Information

Susanne Vikström
Utbildningsledare

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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