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Doctoral Programme in Health Sciences

Doctoral Programme in Health Sciences

There is one major subject included in the Doctoral Programme in Health Sciences:

 

Special criteria for admission to the Doctoral Programme in Health Sciences

The research plan should be written according to the instructions in the supervision and study agreement. You will find the agreement form and further information at Apply for Doctoral Studies.

 

Study plan for the Doctoral Programme in Health Sciences

The Doctoral degree (240 credits) includes:

  • Research studies (40 credits)
  • Doctoral dissertation (thesis) (200 credits)

If you choose to complete your Licentiate degree (120 credits), this includes:

  • Research studies (40 credits)
  • Licentiate thesis (80 credits)

A Doctoral degree taken after a Licentiate degree only includes a Doctoral dissertation (thesis) (120 credits).

In the supervision and study agreement, you must state which year you plan to complete your degree. The average length of time needed is 60 credits per academic year in full-time studies, amounting to 4 years in total. If you deviate from this schedule, you must provide an explanation for doing so.

 

Doctoral studies within the Doctoral Programme in Health Sciences

Doctoral studies (40 credits) include the following courses:

  • The substance and theory of caring science (10 credits)
  • Eligible studies in caring science (6 credits)
  • Methodologies within caring science (5 credits)
  • Eligible method studies (5 credits)
  • The theory of science in caring science (6 credits)
  • Research seminars (8 credits)

Updated 20.1.2020