HNA courses

Page updated 30/07/2019

For registration/application, follow the course catalogue link. Most courses run once a year, approximately around the same dates.

1. Basic course

GEN-8001 Take control of your PhD journey (2 ECTS)
Primarily for new PhD candidates, covering everything from academic integrity, literature search, reference tools (Endnote), open access publishing and handling of research data.

Course dates: 9 – 11 October 2019
Course catalogue: https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/619124/gen-8001

Application deadline: 1 Sept 2019
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2. Courses in Communicating Science

FSK-8002 Scientific writing (3 ECTS)
Recommended in your first or second year as a PhD candidate. Learn more about the scientific publication and review process, work on your own manuscript within a small writing group, and refine your scientific English.

Course dates:  16 – 19 October 2019
Course catalogue: https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/619165/fsk-8002

Application deadline: 1 Sept 2019
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GEN-8007 Coping with media (1 ECTS)
Course dates: this course is currently being restructured
Course catalogue (from 2019): https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/590901/gen-8007

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GEN-8010 Visualizing your science (3 ECTS)
Recommended in your second or third year as a PhD candidate. How to communicate your science in three dimensions? Use your own data/results and learn how to make a museum exhibit. There will be a grand opening with proper refreshments on the last course day!

Course dates: scheduled for spring semester 2021
Course catalogue (from 2019): https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/607005/gen-8010?ar=2019&semester=V

Application deadline: 1 Feb 2021
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3. Courses in Career Development

FSK-8003 Leadership skills (2 ECTS)
Recommended in your third or fourth year as a PhD candidate. Learn how experienced leaders think, about different leadership styles and how you can prepare for leadership tasks and develop your leadership potential.

Course dates: 5 – 8 May 2020
Course catalogue (from 2019): https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/591948/fsk-8003

Application deadline: 1 Feb 2020
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FSK-8005 Funding your research (3 ECTS)
Recommended in your third or fourth year as a PhD candidate. A good research idea is not enough – what is needed to write a successful research proposal?

Course dates: 30 Oct – 1 Nov and 28 – 29 Nov 2019
Course catalogue: https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/629215/fsk-8005

Application deadline: 1 Sept 2019
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BED-8004 Academic entrepreneurship (5 ECTS)
Recommended in your third or fourth year as PhD candidate. How can I use my skills and findings from academia to start my own business?

Course dates: this course is currently being restructured and tentatively scheduled for spring semester 2020
Course catalogue (from 2018): https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/531912/bed-8004

Application deadline: 1 Feb 2020
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