Doctoral Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences

Types of degrees

 The Faculty of Social Sciences awards the following postgraduate degrees: Licentiate and Doctor of Social Sciences, Psychology and Philosophy. The Licentiate is a subdoctoral degree, and is intended to be primarily vocational in orientation.

The student’s research topic and supervisor define the field in which the degree is completed.
The field of a Doctor of Social Sciences can be philosophy, contemporary history, social policy, social work, sociology, economic sociology, political science, sociology of education, or East Asian Studies.
The degree of a Doctor of Psychology is in the field of psychology.
The field of a Doctor of Philosophy can be philosophy, speech and language pathology or psychology.


Subjects in doctoral training

Doctoral degree can be submitted in all the Faculty´s subjects.