Local regulations issued by the Programme Board
The local regulations issued by the Programme Board at the Department of Geosciences complement the Regulations concerning courses, course groups and degrees at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, and regulations regarding studies at the University of Oslo.
Rules issued about:
- Study plan deadlines
- Postponed MSc thesis submission
- Special syllabus
- Inquiries to the Programme Board
The master study agreement plan must be handed in to the study administration no later than 25 January in the second semester of the master's studies. For students with a short thesis in discipline Petroleum geology and Petroleum geophysics, the deadline for submitting the master study agreement is 15 May.
Applications for postponed thesis submission must be sent complete with documentation to the Study administration no later than 1 month before the submission date for the thesis. Valid reasons for postponement are stated in the Regulations concerning courses, modules and degrees, section 4.3.5. Your MSc thesis submission deadline is found in Studentweb after your application for approval of master study agreement has been approved.
Application for approval of special syllabus must be sent to the Programme board as soon as it is decided upon and before the exam in the special syllabus is held. It is important that the Programme board is given enough time to be able to handle the application before the exam is held.
For special syllabus giving 10 credits, the syllabus must include a minimum of 250 pages from articles, or a minimum of 350 pages from books.
Accordingly special syllabus giving 5 credits must include a minimum of 125 pages from articles, and 175 pages from books.
The syllabus must be approved by the student's supervisor, or the contact person for the study discipline if a supervisor is not yet appointed
The form has to be signed by the student, the course responsible and the supervisor/contact person.
The application can be found together with the application for approval of master study plan and other related applications.
All inquiries to the Programme Board can be sent to:
Study administration, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
or postal mail:
Department of Geosciences
P.O box 1047 Blindern