Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Agder
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.
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.