The Doctoral Programme in Social Sciences provides you with versatile abilities to successfully perform expert tasks that require extensive and in-depth understanding of the interaction between society and individuals, and to work in academic research and teaching positions in Finland and abroad.
Doctoral education concentrates on your own area of speciality, but it also provides an extensive understanding of the operation of society and people in our changing world.
In the field of studying society and health, the Faculty produces timely and critical research that has independent value in answering social problems.
While acknowledging that strong academic disciplines are the cornerstone of research, the Faculty’s new strengths are concentrated in areas of multidisciplinary focus that extend beyond traditional boundaries.
This account must be submitted when the manuscript is submitted for preliminary examination.
The dissertation itself must also include an account of the author's contribution to co-authored publications.
The Faculty of Social Sciences brings together in a new way research focusing on society and health.
This research will help to solve welfare challenges in modern societies.
Doctoral students are not eligible to the same student benefits as Bachelor and Master students.
Thus living expenses, including lunches and travelling, are higher.