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Applying for Doctoral Studies in autumn 2017

The University of Tampere Doctoral School announces admission open for studies leading to doctoral or licentiate degrees in autumn 2017. The application period begins on Monday 2 October and ends on Tuesday 31 October 2017 at 3.45 p.m. (Finnish time) by which the applications must have reached the appropriate Faculty. The right to study begins on 1 January 2018.

Below you will find the list and the intake of those Faculties which take part in the joint application round in autumn 2017. Application information for the Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences is on their own web pages.

The applications are to be delivered to the Faculties in question as per their instructions. The doctoral programmes and the doctoral education committees (or equivalent) of the Faculties will be responsible for the details of preparing the doctoral student selection. More specific application instructions and forms can be found from the Faculties' own doctoral education web pages (direct links below).

NB! Admittance and being granted the status of a doctoral student does not include funding.

See also general eligibility for applying.

Please note. One study place per term provision is in effect in this application round.
According to this provision, a student may accept only one study place leading to a higher education degree in Finland during one academic term. This rule applies to all higher education starting in autumn term 2016 (1 August 2016) and after that.
Higher education degrees included in the provision are:
• Bachelor degrees and Master degrees awarded by Finnish universities of applied sciences.
• Bachelor degrees and Master degrees awarded by Finnish universities
• Licentiate and Doctoral degrees awarded by Finnish universities
Only exceptions to the provision are:
• Transfer student selections
• the Åland Polytechnic
• the Police College of Finland
• higher education institutions outside of Finland
The academic term (from 1 August to 31 December or 1 January to 31 July) is the set framework for implementation. The provision does not prevent acceptance of a place in another degree programme during another academic term. Even if the student postpones the commencement of studies, or interrupts his/her studies, that student cannot accept another study place for a degree programme starting in the same academic term.

Faculty of Communication Sciences

At the Faculty of Communication Sciences, the applicant can apply for studies leading to degree of Licentiate/Doctor of Philosophy, Licentiate/Doctor of Social Sciences, and Licentiate/Doctor of Arts. There are five doctoral programmes at the Faculty, and in autumn 2017 new students will be admitted to the doctoral programmes, as follows:

- Doctoral Programme in Communication, Media and Theatre 0-6 students
- Doctoral Programme in Information Studies and Interactive Media 0-4 students
- Doctoral Programme in Interactive Technology 0-3 students
- Doctoral Programme in Language Studies 0-3 students
- Doctoral Programme in Literary Studies 0-3 students

More information: Faculty of Communication Sciences (http://www.uta.fi/ltl/en/coms/admission.html)

More information

Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education has one Doctoral Programme. The Faculty will grant a right to pursue and complete studies for the degrees of the Doctor of Philosophy (Education) and Doctor of Philosophy (Speech Technique and Vocology). During the year 2017 max. 25 new doctoral researchers will be selected; max. 15 in the spring and max. 15 in the autumn.

More information: Faculty of Education (http://www.uta.fi/edu/en/doctoralstudies/applying.html)

Faculty of Management

At the Faculty of Management applicants can apply for studies leading to a degree of Licentiate/Doctor of Social Sciences, Licentiate/Doctor of Administrative Sciences or Licentiate/Doctor of Science (Business Administration). In autumn 2017 The Doctoral Programme of School of Management will accept max. 15 doctoral students.

More information from the Faculty of Management (http://www.uta.fi/jkk/en/doctoralstudies/admission.html)

Faculty of Natural Sciences

At the Faculty of Natural Sciences, the applicants can apply for studies leading to a degree of Licentiate/Doctor of Philosophy in the doctoral programme in Information and Systems. The main subjects in the doctoral programme are: Computer Sciences, Mathematics, and Statistics. During the year 2017, maximum of 16 new doctoral students will be selected.

More information from the Faculty of Natural Sciences (http://www.uta.fi/sis/en/luo/admission.html)

Faculty of Social Sciences

At the Faculty of Social Sciences, the applicants can apply for studies leading to a degree of Licentiate/Doctor of Philosophy, Licentiate/Doctor of Social Sciences, Licentiate/Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), Licentiate/Doctor of Health Sciences, and Doctor of Medicine. There are six doctoral programmes at the Faculty, and the numbers for autumn 2017 in take will be announced soon. In spring 2017 new students were admitted to the doctoral programmes, as follows:

- Doctoral Programme in Philosophy 1-2 doctoral researchers
- Doctoral Programme in History 2-4 doctoral researchers
- Doctoral Programme in Psychology and Logopaedics 2-3 doctoral researchers
- Doctoral Programme in Social Sciences 9-10 doctoral researchers
- Doctoral Programme in Health Sciences 10 doctoral researchers
- Doctoral Programme in Medicine 10 doctoral researchers

The Doctoral Programme in Social Sciences includes the following disciplines: Youth Research, Sociology, Social Anthropology, Social Policy, Social Psychology, Social Work, Gender Studies and the research field of Peace and Conflict Studies.

More detailed application info concerning the doctoral programmes in Philosophy, History, Psychology and Logopeadics, and Social Sciences (http://www.uta.fi/yky/en/doctoralstudies/admission.html)

More detailed application info concerning the doctoral programmes in Health Sciences and Medicine (http://www.uta.fi/hes/en/doctoralstudies/how_to_apply.html)

 
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