PhD Project Course in Civil and Offshore Structural Engineering (OFF905)

Project Course for PhD students in Civil and Offshore Structural Engineering

Course description for study year 2024-2025. 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 course will contain topics at the advanced level in civil and offshore structural engineering. The course is intended to bring the candidate to the research front in an area pertaining to his/her PhD project.

Learning outcome

After completing the course, the candidate shall have state-of-the-art knowledge of the topic within the field and be able to carry out research and development within his/her PhD research area.

Required prerequisite knowledge



Report and oral exam

Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Report 1/2 Passed / Not Passed
Oral exam 1/2 Passed / Not Passed

Both components must be passed in order to pass the course as a whole.Students who do not pass the report, can take this again the next time the course is taught.

Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator:

Jasna Bogunovic Jakobsen

Course teacher:

Kjell Tore Fosså

Course teacher:

Yanyan Sha

Course teacher:

Samindi Samarakoon

Course teacher:

Dimitrios Pavlou

Head of Department:

Mona Wetrhus Minde

Method of work


Open for

The course is open for students registered for PhD study within the relevant research area.

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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