TIK9102 – Compulsory seminars

Course content

Compulsory seminars for all candiates with admission to the PhD programme at The faculty of social sciences, direction Technology, innovation and culture.

Learning outcome

The seminars are offered by the TIK-centre every semester. Each candidate submits a text to be presented and discusssed by the group. In addition, each seminar has a session about central topics, such as how to write a good abstract.


All candidates accepted in the direction of Technology, innovaiton and culture are welcome to attend. 


Formal prerequisite knowledge

Participation in this course is reserved for candidates accepted to the Ph.D.-programmet at The faculty of social sciences, direction Technology, innovation and culture.


See the websites for each semester for information about time and place.


Presentation of text is assumed, in addition to active participation in the seminars.

Each candidate is required to attend three ordinary seminars, plus the midway assessment and the final dissertation seminar.

Upon completion the candidate is awarded a total of 3 ECTS.

Grading scale

Approved participation and presentations in the seminars. Assessed as pass/fail

Explanations and appeals

It is recommended to request an explanation of your grade before you decide to appeal.



The deadline to request an explanation is one week after the grade is published. For oral and practical examinations, the deadline is immediately after you have received your grade.

The explanation should normally be given within two weeks after you have asked for it. The examiner decides whether the explanation is to be given in writing or verbally.

Facts about this course






Spring and autumn


Spring and autumn

Teaching language

Norwegian (English on request)