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Department of Information Technology

PhD-level Courses at the IT Department

Please, read your relevant curriculum at subject curricula in order to understand the course requirements of (your specialisation of) your PhD education subject.

Mandatory Courses by the TekNat Faculty

  • A course on research ethics, minimum 2 credits, is mandatory for a Licentiate or PhD degree at TekNat, and mandatory at the IT department for the 50% declaration: look for research ethics at TekNat PhD-Level Courses and also see UU education on research ethics (the latter website is currently only in Swedish.
  • A course on teacher training, minimum 7.5 credits, is mandatory for PhD students with teaching duties: look for university educational theory at TekNat PhD-level Courses.

Faculty-wide Courses by the TekNat Faculty

Faculty-wide PhD-level courses shared by all the departments within the TekNat Faculty are aimed at PhD students within several subjects and specialisations: see the current offerings at TekNat Faculty-wide PhD-level Courses; several of these courses are taught at the IT department!

Courses by the IT Department

The IT Department (co-)teaches the following ad hoc courses in the near future:

Course Broad? Responsible Start
Using Computer Science and Mathematics to Do Social Good (5 to 10 credits) broad David J.T. Sumpter periods 1 and 2, Autumn 2021
Popular-Scientific Presentation (4 or 5 credits) broad Gunilla Borgefors (teacher) and Ida-Maria Sintorn (coordinator) period 2, Autumn 2021
IT-specific add-on module (1 or 2 credits) to Intellectual Property and Commercialisation (3 credits) of Autumn 2021 broad Ida-Maria Sintorn Spring 2022
Gender and ICT in Healthcare (3 to 5 credits) broad Åsa Cajander period 1, Autumn 2021

The IT Department offers a core curriculum of PhD-level courses regularly. In addition, PhD-level courses in the form of seminars and guest lectures are often organised, in order to cover special issues and timely research topics. Here are the course lists of the four PhD education subjects and their specialisations:

Every PhD student is free to attend every course of every subject, so all four lists should be browsed, especially since there are broad introductory courses in each list.

Other Sites with Relevant Courses


Archive of PhD-level courses at the IT department

The following archive is no longer maintained; it is now distributed over the archives of the four PhD education subjects linked to above:

Updated  2021-09-24 15:35:37 by Ingela Nyström.