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180 ECTS - Doctoral

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The doctoral programme is primarily based on the doctoral candidate's independent research, culminating in the dissertation. However, the Ph.D. committee may require the candidate to take courses in addition to the research. 180 credits are required for the Ph.D. dissertation. Credits for courses are added to the credits required for the dissertation.

Admission requirements

Graduate studies

MS degree from the Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, or equivalent.

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