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Elective PhD courses in medicine and health sciences

How to apply for PhD courses in medicine and health sciences

Applicants who have a right to study at UiO

Applicants who are admitted to a PhD programme or the Medical Student Research Programme at UiO apply to courses in StudentWeb from the following dates:

Spring:   1. December

Autumn: 1. June

Information about deadlines for course registration can be found in the individual course descriptions.

Applicants who do not have a right to study at UiO

Applicants who are not admitted to a PhD programme or the Medical Student Research Programme at UiO must apply for a right to study in SøknadsWeb before they can apply for PhD courses in medicine and health sciences. Deadlines for applying for a right to study.

Course fee

There are no course fees for PhD courses in medicine and health sciences at the Faculty of Medicine, UiO

Answer to application for admission to PhD courses – Registration types Application and Automatic reply to application

PhD courses in medicine and health research have two types of registration. You can see whether a course has registration type Application or Automatic reply to application in the right column of the course description.

Registration type Application

When you apply for admission to a course with registration type Application, you must wait for a reply to your application. A reply to your application will be sent to you by e-mail about 1 week after the application deadline has expired.

Registration type Automatic (direct) reply to application

When you apply for admission to a course with registration type Automatic reply to application, you will immediately receive a reply to your application in Studentweb as to whether your application is granted, the course is full, or if you do not meet the formal prerequisite knowledge.

PhD courses at The Faculty of Medicine, UiO

PhD courses at The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, UiO

External courses

Courses taken at the Norwegian Medical Association

Candidates who have taken courses offered by the Norwegian Medical Association after having been admitted to the PhD programme but before 1 July 2018, can apply to have their courses included in their educational component in accordance with current practice until 30 June 2019. More information.

Other activities than PhD courses

Up to 5 credits can be taken as other activities than PhD courses, ref. § 8 of the Supplementary rules pertaining to the Regulations.

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Published May 20, 2015 3:07 PM - Last modified May 20, 2019 10:33 AM