IE - KRYSSPUBLISERT! A PhD is the highest level of formal education in Norway
A PhD is the highest level of formal education in Norway
A doctoral degree from NTNU qualifies for leading positions in business and industry, public administration, higher education and research.
Surveys show that persons with a doctoral degree have a very high degree of employment. Academia is often considered the most usual career path for persons holding a doctoral degree. However, a substantial part of our doctors obtain leading positions in the private sector.
On successful completion of your doctoral degree, you are well qualified for further academic work, but also for a career in business and industry and public administration. Many candidates obtain leading positions in industry, government services and academia involving interesting and demanding responsibilities and projects.
A research education in engineering cybernetics is very usable and the education may be used to automate and digitalise most areas of industry, as well the consultancy and financial sector.
It is also possible to remain in academia as post-doctors, researchers, associated professors and professors in the longer term.
How to qualify for a further academic career
A degree in research education is the highest educational degree available. Through this education you will learn how to conduct independent research of a high international standard.
You will be qualified for research within Engineering Cybernetics.
For seven years, Håvard has been in charge of the work on the helicopter's flight control system. It will be sent to Mars this summer, and after a journey of seven months through the universe, it is finally time to maneuver the aircraft on the red planet.
Håvard Fjær Grip,
Nasa Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
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