Environment and Natural Resources
180 ECTS - Doctoral
The doctoral programme in Environment and Natural Resources is primarily based on the doctoral candidate's independent research, culminating in the doctoral dissertation.
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 ECTS credits are required for the Ph.D. dissertation. Credits for courses are added to the credits required for the dissertation.
Application and admission
Applicants need to have found an academic supervisor and have a research proposal including financial arrangements before applying, as funding for the programme must be ensured.
MS or MA degree in Environment and Natural Resources from the University of Iceland with a minimum average grade of 7.25, or an equivalent degree from another University. All international applicants, whose native language is not English, are required to provide results of the TOEFL (85) or IELTS (6.5) tests as evidence of English proficiency.