Doctoral Training at the Faculty of Medicine
Approximately one third of the doctoral reseachers of the University of Turku get the doctoral training in the Faculty of Medicine.
A doctoral degree can be completed in Medicine, Odontology, Philosophy or Nursing Science and in one of the 51 doctoral subjects of the faculty. Doctoral degrees of the Faculty of Medicine are Doctor of Medical Science (MD,PhD), Doctor of Odontology (DDS,PhD), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Doctor of Health Sciences (PhD,Health Sciences).
The doctoral training takes place in a doctoral programme of the University of Turku Graduate School UTUGS. Six of the doctoral programmes are for the doctoral researchers of the Faculty of Medicine.