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School, Education, Society and Culture

University of Helsinki

Ph.D. On Campus
12 months
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About

The aim of the School, Education, Society and Culture programme at the University of Helsinki is to support PhD candidates in developing in-depth knowledge on research-based teaching and learning. 

Overview

The School, Education, Society and Culture programme at the University of Helsinki is multidisciplinary focusing on research fields of educational sciences / learning sciences, for example, from early education to adult education and work research, home economics, craft studies, special education and subject education. 

Programme highlights

The potential doctoral candidates include both national and international students with an adequate Master’s Degree. 

The programme also invites education leaders, reformers, policymakers, and teachers who are interested in applying learning theories and research methods to meet the challenges of practice, particularly those related to equality and social justice in education.

Programme Structure

Research areas:
  • Schooling, education, society and culture covers topics of political, historical and social formation of the educational system, policy-making, social justice, equality as well as cross-cultural perspectives in teacher education, and educational and work settings.
  • School Pedagogy, Learning and interaction includes studies related to curriculum, subject didactics and learning difficulties. Research topics also focus on school development, teacher development, and digital learning environments.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

40 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • degree diploma
  • transcript of studies
  • language proficiency test result
  • approval by supervisors and members of the thesis committee
  • certified official copies of your degree diploma, transcript of studies and official translations of these documents (if needed)
  • language proficiency test result (original)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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