After completing the orientation, doctoral candidates will
· be familiar with the requirements of completing a PhD at the University of Helsinki
· be capable of self-direction and self-management in learning
· have developed interaction, communication and digital skills
· have an understanding of the scientific community and support system surrounding their research
· be familiar with future career options available to them
To be completed as soon as possible after receiving post-graduate study rights
Contact teaching day offered twice a year, or online at any time.
Orientation will cover the following topics:
· DPPS profile and research areas
· DPPS degree structure and courses
· Thesis committee meetings
· International mobility
· Research community
· Career prospects
· Digital services
· Support services
Doctoral programme webpages
Doctoral programme welcome letter
YEB Code of Conduct
Orientation will be held on a one-one basis or in small groups. Full attendance is required and a Thesis committee meeting three months later will be scheduled.
Feedback from the teacher Pass/Fail
Attendance at a contact teaching day or taken independently through the Moodle online learning system.
The online course must be taken by all with a pass rate minimum of 80%.