Local regulations issued by the Programme Board

Rules issued about:

Study plan deadlines

The master study agreement plan must be handed into the study administration no later than 1 December in the first semester of the master's studies. 

Postponed MSc thesis submission

Applications for postponed thesis submission must be sent complete with documentation to the Student 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.

Special syllabus

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; or a workload equivalent to 250 hours. 
  • Accordingly, special syllabus giving 5 credits: Must include a minimum of 125 pages from articles; or a minimum of 175 pages from books; or a workload equivalent to 125 hours.

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.

Inquiries to the Programme Board

All inquiries to the Programme Board can be sent to:

Student administration, e-mail: studieinfo@geo.uio.no

or postal mail:
Student administration
Department of Geosciences
P.O box 1047 Blindern
0316 OSLO

Tags: postponed thesis submission, special syllabus, local regulations
Published Oct. 25, 2012 10:05 AM - Last modified Feb. 5, 2020 1:01 PM