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 Aims of the doctoral degree

(According to the 2014 degree regulations, section 18)

The aim of the doctoral degree is that students:

  1. become well-versed in their field of research and its social significance;
  2. gain knowledge and skills needed to apply scientific research methods independently and critically and to produce new scientific knowledge within the field of research;
  3. become conversant with the development, basic problems and research methods of their field of research;
  4. gain such knowledge of the general theory of science and of other disciplines relating to the field of research as enables them to follow developments in them; and
  5. gain adequate communication, language and other skills needed for working in broad-scale expert and development duties and in international cooperation.

In the field of arts, the aim of doctoral education may be, in addition to the aims listed in items 1-5, that the student gains the knowledge and skills for independently conceiving methods of artistic creation or creating products, objects or works which fulfil high artistic demands.

In the fields of architecture and landscape architecture, the aim of doctoral education may be, in addition to the aims listed in items 1-5, that the student acquires a deep understanding of the significance of artistic expression in defining the research question.

Degree regulations of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture (as of 1 August 2014)

Previous degree regulations

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