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Preapproved courses

The PhD Committee at the Faculty of Science has preapproved a number of courses. Preapproval means that you do not  need to apply the PhD Committee for approval. When you have passed the course, please send the diploma to the PhD secretary and the course will be registrered as part of your PhD programme of approx. 30 ECTS. The courses are:

For all PhD students at the Faculty of Science
  • NAT814: Converting research results into commercial value (5 ECTS)
  • Academic Writing (2 ECTS)
  • Advanced Presentation Techniques (2 ECTS)
  • Danish language course (3 ECTS)
  • Design and manage your projects (3 ECTS)
  • Intellectual Property Rights (5 ECTS)
  • PhD Development course - tools and methods for the good PhD Education (2,5 ECTS)
  • Project management (2 ECTS)
  • Projektstyring, ph.d.-studerende 3 ECTS)
  • Research grant proposal (2 ECTS)
  • Writing Scientific Papers in English (5 ECTS)
For PhD students at the Department of Biology
For PhD students at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
For PhD students at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy
For PhD students at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

The same rules apply to Industrial PhD students, with one exemption: the mandatory Business course is preapproved with 7.5 ECTS. Read more on the website of the Danish Agency for Science Technology and Innovation.

For courses offered by other Danish universities, please go to

For courses offered by GlobalDenmark, please go to If you wish to register for courses from GlobalDenmark, you must have approved funding from your department in advance.