PhD Project Course in Environmental Science and Technology (MLJ906)

Individually selected topics at advanced level in Environmental Science and Technology is studied and critically evaluated. The course intends to bring the student to the research front within the selected Field/topic.

Course description for study year 2023-2024. Please note that changes may occur.


Course code




Credits (ECTS)


Semester tution start

Spring, Autumn

Number of semesters


Exam semester

Spring, Autumn

Language of instruction



The project course will contain topics at advanced level in Environmental Science and Technology. The course intends to bring the student to the research front in the selected topics.

Learning outcome

After completing the course, the student shall have sufficiently detailed knowledge to be at the research front within the field and will be able to perform thorough research and development within the specific topic.

Required prerequisite knowledge


Recommended prerequisites

According to admission requirements for PhD in Chemistry and Biosciences. Final year master students may also be accepted to the course on the conditions of the appointed supervisors approval.


Projects and oral presentation

Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Oral Exam 1/2 Passed / Not Passed
Project assignments 1/2 Passed / Not Passed

Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator:

Ilke Pala Ozkok

Head of Department:

Ingunn Westvik Jolma

Method of work

8 hours of project work per week. There are no ordinary lectures in this course; each student will receive independent supervision over a selected syllabus by the appointed supervisor.

Open for

PhD progamme in Chemistry and Biosciences. Master in Environmental Engineering and Biological Chemistry.

Course assessment

There must be an early dialogue between the course supervisor, the student union representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital subject evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.


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