Please, follow the link at the end of page Degree structures included in the catalogue (Doctoral Programme in Biomedicine (valid on 2020-2023) 2020-21 (40 op)) to see the DPBM course catalogue. By clicking the +-signs, you can see more detail contents.
The doctoral programme is responsible for organizing discipline-specific training
Research ethics (min. 1 ECTS) is a mandatory for all doctoral candidates
NEU-603 Koe-eläintiede / Laboratory Animal Sciences: Obligatory for all DSHealth doctoral candidates working with lab animals (if not completed before)
Doctoral candidates are allowed to take courses, which support their PhD project, organized by the other Doctoral Programmes and other Universities.
National scientific activities (max. 8 ECTS)
International scientific activities (max. 14 ECTS)
Book exams max. 10 ECTS
Journal Club max. 2 ECTS
Doctoral candidates pursuing specialist degree in dentistry or medicine can include max. 15 ECTS of theoretical training of specialist training in a Doctoral degree.
Health-997 Transferable skills training (10 ECTS)
The Doctoral School in Health Sciences is responsible for organizing the transferrable skills courses and research ethics courses.
Language courses (other than transferrable skills courses organized by the Doctoral Schools) max. 2 ECTS if a language in question is needed for a doctoral candidate’s PhD project or working life.
Doctoral candidates pursuing specialist degrees in dentistry or medicine can include max. 5 ECTS of leadership training of specialist training in a Doctoral degree. Leadership training is an alternative for University pedagogy (5 ECTS).
Doctoral candidates are allowed to take courses, which support their PhD project or working life organized, by the other Doctoral Schools and other Universities.
A personal study plan is completed in THESSA at the beginning of the PhD studies. The main supervisor accepts the study plan in THESSA.
An annual follow-up reporting is completed in THESSA.
THE OBJECTIVE OF THE DISCIPLINE-SPECIFIC STUDY MODULE (30 ECTS)
The objective of the discipline-specific study module is to provide the doctoral candidates with
A profound familiarity with their field and its social significance
An in-depth understanding of the field’s nature, key theories, concepts and research methods, the relation between theory and practice, and the practical applicability of the knowledge attained, as well as the ability to contribute to scientific knowledge
Sufficient skills in communication, argumentation and problem-solving, as well as other qualifications for demanding and multidisciplinary research and expert positions in Finland and abroad