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The nine schools of the University of Tampere will become six faculties from the start of 2017.

The Doctoral programmes of the School of Information Sciences will be transferring to two new faculties:

Faculty of Communication Sciences

  • Doctoral programme in Information Studies and Interactive Media
  • Doctoral programme in Interactive Technology

Faculty of Natural Sciences

  • Doctoral programme in Information and Systems

The study-related instructions and curricula of the School of Information Sciences will continue to be used in connection with these Doctoral programmes.


Information concerning doctoral student's studies will be transferred to the Study Guide during the autumn term 2017.

Doctoral studies

News

Checking the originality of doctoral theses using the Turnitin software: The originality of every doctoral and licentiate thesis submitted for pre-examination has to be checked with the Turnitin software. For more information about the software please check the UTA Doctoral School pages.

Doctoral programmes and degrees

There are three doctoral programmes at the School of Information Sciences:

  • Doctoral programme in Information and Systems (majors: Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics)
  • Doctoral programme in Information Studies and Interactive Media (major: Information Studies and Interactive Media)
  • Doctoral programme in Interactive Technology (major: Interactive Technology)

The post-master degrees that can be taken are

  • the Licentiate of Philosophy and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees

Old students who have obtained the right to take doctoral studies before 1 August 2012: Transition instructions.

SIS doctoral programmes brochure

Study Guides

Curriculum Guide 2015-2018 of the School of Information Sciences.
Teaching schedules 2015-2016
See also General Regulations concerning Postgraduate (Doctoral) Degrees in 2015–2018.
Guide for Doctoral Studies 2015-2018 (pdf).

Old guides:
Old Curriculum Guide 2012-2015 of the School of Information Sciences.
Guide for Doctoral Studies 2012-2015 (pdf).

UTA practical information

Forms

Study-related forms may be found here.

UTA Doctoral School

UTA web page giving information on Doctoral studies. The UTA gowns that can be used while defending the Doctoral dissertation are on show here.  UTA has joint Doctoral course units including academic writing etc. in English.

School's mailing list for doctoral students

The School's doctoral students (who have a valid University's email address) will be added to a mailing list called sis-tohtorikoulutus. The list will be used for official information about the doctoral studies.

JOO Studies

JOO studies in other Finnish universities are available for doctoral students.  Please notice that Doctoral students are required to include a statement from their supervisor on the suitability of the JOO courses.

For UTA regulations and study related legislation in Finland please see the UTA page. 

Tamy Student Union

The Tamy Student Union membership is optional for UTA doctoral students. Student Union membership does not entitle the doctoral students to the same membership benefits as Bachelor and Master students enjoy. For more information see the Tamy doctoral info page. Please notice that Doctoral students are not able to use YTHS health services.

Student exhange

Doctoral students may also, in most cases, participate in the University of Tampere's bilateral exhanges and Erasmus exhange programmes. For more information on University-level bilateral agreements, contact international office. For information on SIS Erasmus and bilateral exchange agreements the contact person for the School's Erasmus programmes is Kirsi Tuominen.

Curriculum guide 2015-2018 has a common core studies course Studying abroad 2–4 ECTS.

The EU has a EURAXESS portal which contains useful information and links for researchers heading to EU countries.

Ethics in research

The University of Tampere has adopted the procedures proposed by the National Advisory Board on Research Ethics. The recommendations can be found at the National Advisory Board on Research Ethics website.

The originality of every doctoral and licentiate thesis submitted for pre-examination has to be checked with the Turnitin software. For more information about the software please check the UTA Doctoral School pages.

Library and publishing information

The UTA University Library's page for reseachers on their services.

The University Library gives the following information on how to publish theses and dissertations:

Graduation

Please see the Graduation page for information on submitting the Doctoral diploma application.

Doctoral dissertations

Recent dissertations have been collected here.

For dissertations of other schools, please see University Library page.

 
Maintained by: sis.info (at) uta.fi
Last update: 21.8.2017 13.15 Muokkaa

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