Study requirements for biology

Doctoral degree programme: biology
Responsible person: Laura Kvist

Total: 30 credits

Field spesific studies 24-26 credits:

  • Research plan seminar 4 credits
  • Review of the literature related to the doctoral research area 4 credits
  • Field-specific methodology and specialization courses 4 credits
  • Doctoral examination in the relevant field  6-10 credits
  • Conferences 2 credits
  • Kaamos symposium 2 credits
  • Other supporting minor or major studies 0-4 credits

General and transferrable skills studies 4 credits:

  • Introduction to UniOGS 1 credit
  • Research ethics 2 credits
  • Follow-up group meetings and reporting 1 credit

Teaching tasks 0-2 credits (when the student has passed at least 2 credits of university pedagogical studies)

The structure of the doctoral degree programme provides recommendations for the study schedules, as well as few suggestions for activities and courses that may be of interest in this field:
Structure 2017-2018


Last updated: 30.1.2017