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180 ECTS - Doctoral

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180 credits are required for the Ph.D. 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. Credits for courses are then added to the credits required for the dissertation.

Admission requirements

Graduate studies

An MS degree from the Faculty of Earth Sciences, or equivalent.

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