PhD courses at Malmö University
Our basic offer of courses that comprise in total 22 credits are open for all PhD candidates at Malmö University. PhD candidates from other universities may be admitted if places are available.
Examination in the courses is the general way for PhD candidates to fulfill the generic requirements in the Swedish third-cycle outcomes of knowledge and understanding. In addition, we also offer several optional courses.
The courses open for application four months before the course starts. Language is English unless otherwise indicated.
We offer a limited number of places. If there are more applicants than places available, the following priority. The processing time is two weeks. You will be notified at least six weeks before the start of the course if it is possible for you to get a seat or not.
The introduction days aim to provide doctoral research students at Malmö University with an introduction to what is involved in being a PhD student and an overview of research and subject environments at the University. The introduction gives no credits but serve as an important starter for the PhD studies and as a venue for meeting PhD students from all faculties at Malmö University. All four days are included in the Introduction days.
Click here to apply Application deadline 15 November
Course dates: 24-25 November and 8-9 December
Schedule coming soon
Research Ethics and Responsible Conduct in Research, 4 credits
The course introduces doctoral students to the key concepts, debates, principles and legal regulations of research ethics. The purpose is to enable doctoral students to correctly identify ethical risks in research and to apply ethical constructs and stipulations to individual research projects. In addition, doctoral students shall be empowered to contribute to the ongoing development of research ethics. Letter of admission for this course will be send August 8.
Course dates: 6/09, 13/09, 20/09, 27/09, examination 18/10
Clock: 13:15 - 17:00
Supporting the learning of others, 5 credits
The central theme of the course is research-related teaching. The course concerns the support ofother's learning in order to achieve teaching objectives and to adapt teaching to teaching situationsas well as to the background of the learners. The course will take up pedagogical theory, researchinto learning and academic teaching.
Course dates: Start: 07 November 2016 End:11 January 2017
Theory of Science, 6 credits
The purpose of the course is to broaden and deepen the doctoral candidate's critical understanding of the possibilities and limitations of science in society, and of how these possibilities and limitations are affected by the various assumptions embodied in scientific research traditions. The course also aims to provide a greater insight into the ethical demands and problems which research faces in contemporary society.
Course dates: Start: 24 January 2017 End: 14 March 2017 (Tuesdays)
Clock: 14:00 - 17:00
Academic writing and publishing, 5 credits
This course offers doctoral candidates the opportunity of developing their competences in writing academic texts in English to enable presentation of research in dialogue with the scientific community. In addition to developing knowledge and an understanding of writing and publishing in and across different disciplinary traditions, doctoral candidates will be expected to identify academic standards within their own areas of specialization and to engage in different writing forms that satisfy these requirements.
Course dates: vt17
Presenting research results for different groups, 5 credits
Cecilia Olsson Jers
Research methodology:Quantitative and mixed research methodology,5 credits
Kursen syftar till att diskutera studiedesign och olika steg i genomförandet av studier inom forskningsfält där kvantitativ och mixed metod ingår. Kursen går igenom hypotesutveckling som en grund för att skapa frågeformulär, för kodning och hantering av insamlad data. Hantering av insamlad data avser univariat och bivariat analys samt en introduktion till multivariat analys. Analysmomenten utförs med och utan relevanta dataprogram. Vidare fokuserar kursen på olika strategier inom mixed methods som sekventiell och samtidig strategi. Dessutom riktas fokus mot kritisk granskning av vetenskapliga arbeten som använder ovan beskrivna metoder.
Research methodology: Qualitative and mixed research methodology, 5 credits