Computer Science – phd programme (doctoral education) – 3 years - Trondheim – Gjøvik
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About Computer Science
The PhD programme in Computer Science is intended for students who want to do research on future-oriented technologies, such as artificial intelligence, medical technology and search-engine technology. Our society has become dependent on the reliability of information technology and you may specialize in solving important social challenges in areas such as security, climate, sustainability and health.
A broad spectre of research specializations is available, offered by a large and research-intensive faculty that also gives access to international research. More about the PhD programme.
Apply for admission
The conditions for admission to a PhD programme are that funding is in place and that a five-year higher education programme, or some other equal education, has been successfully completed. The grade requirement is B or better from master’s programmes and C or better from bachelor’s programmes. How to apply and details of admission requirements.
The PhD education is the highest level of education in Norway. A doctoral degree in Computer Science gives innumerable exciting career path opportunities in academia, business and industry and the public sector. What can you work with?
Structure of the programme
The PhD programme is a three-year programme that is normally based on a five-year master’s degree or some other equal education. The programme consists of a coursework section of 30 ECTS credits and a doctoral thesis. How the programme is structured.
Programme code: PHCOS
Duration: 3 years
Campus: Trondheim and Gjøvik
Application deadline: Continuous
Department of Computer Science Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
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I am acquiring new knowledge while helping to develop what we already know. I think that's a pretty cool job! – A PhD also opens up many opportunities in both academia and industry.
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