Study requirements for physics and astronomy

Doctoral degree programme: Physics and astronomy
Responsible person: Ville Telkki

Total: 40 credits

Field specific studies 28-36 credits:

  • Research plan seminar 4 credits
  • Other field specific studies 24-32 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 0-8 credits (when the student has passed at least 2 credits of university pedagogical studies)

Additional information:
Students without a background in physics may be required to take up to 20 credits of brigding 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: 8.1.2018