The MCB Training Programme
In accordance with the general regulations for PhD training at the University of Bergen, the MCB PhD degree contains a training component of 30 ECTS (min.), with compulsory activities in science theory and ethics, and in scientific outreach. The MCB training programme consists of four core modules:
- An introductory course to research in molecular and computational biology.
- A series of courses and workshops related to the disciplines of MCB.
- A science theory, history and ethics course.
- A scientific communication module containing a course in science writing, an MCB PhD Forum, and an MCB Seminar series.
Finally, the candidate must present a seminar on a topic given by the evaluation committee (“pre-doctoral lecture”) before being given the chance to defend her/his thesis.
PhD Training at the University of Bergen
For general information regarding the PhD-programme in Bergen, please refer to the University's PhD-webpage
The University of Bergen has recently committed to an action plan to develop the PhD-programme. You can find the action plan and related information here. This information is only available in Norwegian.