Special syllabus

Special syllabus

  • If no suitable course is available at NMBU, a special syllabus at PhD level may be approved as part of the required coursework. Before you go ahead with a special syllabus, you must enter into an agreement for special syllabus (FORM 3.2) with the faculty.
  • Received teaching in the form of lectures, practical exercises, group work and participation in seminars. One week’s work is credited with 1.5 credits.


  • A presentation (oral or poster) at a national or international conference equals 1 ECTS.
  • Maximum 4 ECTS.

Research stay

A study residency of at least 2 weeks duration in a foreign country is credited with 3 credits. Maximum 6 credits.

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