Within the specialisation in Natural Sciences, there are four scientific fields:
Several elective courses for each scientific field are available. Please find a list of relevant courses at uia.no and in the template for the project description.
20 ECTS are normally to be scientific courses.
10 ECTS are normally to be taken at UiA.
Specialised courses at other universities or university colleges may be included as electives in the coursework component. Relevant PhD courses may be found for example at UNIS Svalbard, University of Oslo, James Cook University, Australia.
Up to 20 credits of the elective courses may be taken as national or international research courses or through a special syllabus in the form of literature, or as methodological studies which are relevant to the research programme.
The employment opportunities in Natural Sciences are diverse. Examples of typical employers include: Universities, research institutes, government service, consulting companies and the public sector.