Electronics and Telecommunication

Electronics and Telecommunication

PhD programme (doctoral education)

Research means often to find solutions together. Photo: Geir Mogen.

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Would you like to do research on energy-saving and storage capacity?

The PhD programme in Electronics and Telecommunications is intended for students who want to do research on today’s and tomorrow’s advanced electronic systems, and contribute to the implementation of among other things IoT, artificial intelligence, energy-efficient electronics, as well as the medical technology of the future. Electronic systems have a very important function in our society and with a doctoral degree in electronics and telecommunications, you will be able to contribute to solving important social challenges and to the development of a sustainable society.

A broad spectre of research specializations is available, offered by a large and research-intensive faculty that also gives access to international research.

Academically, the programme of study is linked to the field of electrical engineering and telecommunications, but also includes interdisciplinary fields of research, such as medical technology, energy-efficient electronics, small-satellite technology and autonomous craft.

The main fields within electronics and telecommunications consist of research and education within microelectronics, wireless technology, navigation, signal and image processing, voice and music technology and nanotechnology.

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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.

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The PhD education is the highest level of education in Norway. A doctoral degree in Electronics and Telecommunications gives innumerable exciting career path opportunities in academia, business and industry and the public sector.

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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. 

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If you have any questions about PhD studies, please get in touch with our counselors. They can answer academic and administrative questions about the PhD studies.

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