HNA courses

Page updated 5 Jan 2018

For registration/application, follow the course catalogue link. Each course runs once a year, approximately around the same dates.

1. Basic course:

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

Course dates: 5 – 7 March 2018
Course catalogue: https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/541884/gen-8001?ar=2018&semester=V
Application deadline: 1 Feb 2018
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2. Courses in Communicating Science:


FSK-8002 Scientific writing
(3 ECTS)
Recommended in your first or second year as 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 and presentation techniques.

Course dates:  16 – 19 October 2017
Course catalogue: https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/509845/fsk-8002?ar=2017&semester=H
Application deadline: 1 Sept 2017 (passed)
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BIO-8010 Visualizing your science (3 ECTS)
Recommended in your second or third year as PhD candidate. How to communicate your science in three dimensions? Use your own data/results and learn how to make a museum exhibition. There will be a grand opening with proper refreshments on the last course day!

Course dates: 11 –15 December 2017
Course catalogue: https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/509687/bio-8010?ar=2017&semester=H
Application deadline: 1 Sept 2017 (passed)
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GEN-8007 Coping with media (1 ECTS) (former BIO-8007)
Recommended in your second or third year as PhD candidate. Learn to communicate your message to media both in written and oral form, and experience how it is like to be interviewed on video.

Course dates: 20–21 February 2018
Course catalogue: https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/535081/gen-8007
Application deadline: 1 Feb 2018
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3. Courses in Career Development


FSK-8003 Leadership skills
– preparing PhD students for taking on leadership tasks (2 ECTS)
Recommended in your third or fourth year as PhD candidate. Learn how experienced leaders think, how you can prepare for leadership tasks and how to develop your leadership potential.

Course dates: 23–26 April 2018
Course catalogue: https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/531899/fsk-8003?ar=2018&semester=V
Application deadline: 1 Feb 2018
Practical information from the 2017 course

Academic entrepreneurship – preparing PhD students for an entreprenurial career (BED-8004 – 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: 12 – 16 March 2018
Course catalogue: https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/531912/bed-8004
Application deadline:  1 Feb 2018
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FSK-8005 Funding your research (3 ECTS)
Recommended in your third or fourth year as PhD candidate. A good research idea is not enough. What is needed to write successful research proposals?

Course dates: 30 Oct – 1 Nov and 16 – 17 Nov 2017
Course catalogue: https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/509858/fsk-8005?ar=2017&semester=H
Application deadline: 1 Sept 2017 (passed)
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