TRT-90006 Orientation to Doctoral Studies, 3 cr


Students can complete the course during any period by watching the online lectures available in the course implentation info. The course is only intended for degree students
Suitable for postgraduate studies.


Miia Martinsuo, Minna Chudoba


Toteutuskerta Periodi Vastuuhenkilö Suoritusvaatimukset
TRT-90006 2019-01 1 - 4 Minna Chudoba
Miia Martinsuo
1) Four lecture diary essays: two compulsory seminars (philosophy of research and research ethics) and two elective seminars
2) Approved literature review
3) Approved research scheme

Read the instructions for completing the requirements in POP under "Course implementations" (or "Toteutuskerrat").


This course is an introduction to conducting dissertation research and pursuing doctoral studies. After completing the course, doctoral students will know how to prepare research plans and literature reviews. They will be familiar with the steps towards a research career, the process of critical appraisal and the basic concepts of research philosophy and ethics. They will possess the competence to evaluate the validity and reliability of research findings. In addition, the course will provide doctoral students with the opportunity to develop their scientific communication skills and improve their spoken and written English.


Sisältö Ydinsisältö Täydentävä tietämys Erityistietämys
1. steps of the research career     
2. research plan and literature review of the research topic      
3. basics of scientific philosophy and ethics      


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