Compulsory courses:

  • Introduction course 7.5 hp credits
  • Two methods courses – qualitative and  quantitative (together amounting to 15 hp credits)
  • Theory of Science 7.5 hp credits
  • Additionally sociological and social psychological courses relevant to the student’s research (amounting to 15 hp credits)

The doctoral researcher presents the dissertation at a seminar during the first year, as well as at a half-time (after about two years) and a final seminar (during the final year). Together with a senior colleague, the doctoral researcher will act as opponent to review and constructively criticise the dissertation text of another doctoral candidate's half-time and final seminar. On satisfactory completion, this opponent work will be awarded 7.5 credits.

Optional courses

Decided in consultation with the supervisor (together amounting to 22.5 hp credits).