The Aim of the Course:

The aim of the course is to develop the participants’ ability and familiarity with theoretical elements, general scientific methodology, and the specific methods used in research in Education. The participant develops the ability to critically examine and evaluate current research and new and complex phenomena, questions and situations, put forward in current dissertations in Education.

Learning Outcomes:

After the course, you should be able to:

  • Describe and discuss the criteria for a good PhD thesis
  • Critically examine three PhD theses in relation to the different criteria
  • Describe and discuss the critical aspects of research process
Study Period:         Spring 2021
Form of Studies: Week 6-23 (25%)
Language of Instruction: English
Entry Requirements: Admitted to PhD-studies. Maximum number of participants is 20 and doctoral students at the Department of Education are given priority.
Application Spring 2021:  Application period opened November 16th, 2020
and closes January 8th, 2021
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Additional Information: Next course start is Spring 2021.

Available no later than December 18th, 2020

Literature: Available no later than December 18th, 2020
Course information Available no later than December 18th, 2020
Course Instructors: Tore West and Camilla Thunborg
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