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Courses, seminars and the educational component - PhD

The educational component is compulsory for all candidates on the PhD programme, and must correspond to 30 credits.

Educational component

The educational component, also known as training component, consists of a compulsory 10-credit part and an elective 20-credit part. You must apply to have the educational component approved once it has been completed according to the Faculty's guidelines.

Compulsory courses

The compulsory part of the educational component consists of 10 credits.

Candidates working on research projects involving animal testing are required to attend a mandatory course in laboratory animal science based upon FELASA C requirements.

Elective courses

The elective component consists of 20 credits. Up to 5 credits can be taken as other activities than PhD courses.