Writing a Good Social Science Paper

The excellence of the research undertaken within the Department of Social & Policy Sciences has been recognised most recently by the award of the prestigious in 2011.

Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Agder

Find the requirements for ALL our degree programs online .

The introduction should be interesting.

Doctoral education is organised at the department level. The process for applying for doctoral positions is specific to each department. There is no set application period for doctoral positions. Some departments advertise their positions in spring, while others advertise on an ongoing basis, as and when positions arise.

Go to the library and read several thesis introductions.

Admission must be in accordance with the Regulations for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD)
at the University of Agder and the supplementary regulations for the PhD degree at the Faculty of
Social Sciences. The applicant must normally have completed a five-year master’s degree in a
relevant subject area from a Norwegian or foreign university or college. The degree must normally
comprise a minimum of 90 ECTS credits in the relevant subject area the PhD candidate is admitted
to. At least 30 of these ECTS credits should be from the 4th and 5th year of study. All applicants are
required to document sufficient previous knowledge in social-scientific methodology.

Remember: even though it appears at the beginning, an abstract is  an introduction.

Phd Thesis In Social Science - …

Our PhDs are not formally assigned a discipline and successful candidates can describe their PhD to reflect its main research area (e.g. PhD in Social Policy; PhD in International Development).

Doctor of Social Science - Wikipedia

In parallel to the doctoral education programme, the doctoral candidate may work with administrative and teaching duties (no more than 20% of a full-time position).

Teaching & Learning - Division of Social Science, HKUST

As a doctoral student you are also part of the department’s group of lecturers and will be teaching and taking care of administrative tasks. The Director of studies at the department will consult with you early on to find out where your teaching interests lie. Before you are given any tasks as an educator, you will be given a chance to go on a course equivalent to at least two weeks’ training in teaching and learning in higher education.

Especially in the introduction, do not overestimate the reader's familiarity with your topic.

PhD programme in Social Sciences - Graduate School …

• , to improve the authors' visibility across the scientific community. This web site is a valuable forum promoting debate on social capital and development topics. It registers an average of 2 thousand visitors per day. The social capital mailing list counts thousands of subscribers including researchers from all over the world. Periodically, theses' inclusion in the web site will be announced through the mailing list. Publicizing your thesis on the web may create the opportunity to be invited to present your work at some , or to send a specific article to a .

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PhD & MA Essays: Master Thesis Outline Social Science …

We fund research across a wide range of social science topics. Use this section to find news, events, funding opportunities, case studies and evidence briefings relating to some key research topics.

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Structure Of Phd Thesis In Social Sciences

Research Master's programmes are two-year programmes specifically designed for excellent students wishing to pursue a career in research. Compared to our one-year Master's programmes, they offer a more in-depth study, including additional research methodology, skills training, as well as hands-on experience in the top research groups of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research. The programmes prepare students for writing a PhD thesis and an academic career or for a research oriented career outside academia.