Study requirements for biology

Doctoral degree programme: Biology

Responsible person: Laura Kvist

Total: 30 credits

General and transferrable skills studies 4 credits:

  • Introduction to doctoral training 1 cr
  • Scientific research and ethics 2 cr
  • Follow-up group meeting and reporting 1 cr

Field specific studies 26 credits:

  • Doctoral training plan 3 cr
  • Research plan seminar 1 cr
  • Introductory essay of Ph.D. research 4 cr
  • Doctoral examination in the relevant field  6-10 cr
  • Scientific meetings 2 cr
  • Kaamos symposium 2 cr
  • Field-specific methodology and specialization courses 4 cr
  • Other field specific courses 0-4 cr (You can include max. 2 credits of teaching tasks in your studies when you have passed the course 920005J Basics of University Pedagogy for Doctoral Students 2 credits, or equivalent 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 2020-2021


Last updated: 22.9.2020