Writing a doctoral dissertation

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Pinni B 1096


University of Tampere Doctoral School

Available also live online via Moniviestin.

Language: English


After the lecture students will have a good perception of what is required from a doctoral dissertation and of the structure a typical dissertation. Doctoral students will also know how to reach the goal as efficiently as possible while maintaining high standards. The lecture has been designed to benefit doctoral students from all academic fields. The lecture aims to give tips both for starting doctoral candidates and for those at the final phases of their thesis process. The lecture covers both monographs and article-based dissertations.


  • Dissertation requirements and structure
  • Monograph
  • Article dissertation
  • Publication process
  • Optimal order of writing
  • Schedule for dissertation process

Lecturer: Dr Pekka Belt
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Additional information

Coordinator Olli Nuutinen, olli.nuutinen@uta.fi, 050 421 1096