Norwegian version

Action Research. Course 2: Epistemology, Methodology and Ethics in Action Research Projects (PHUV9360)

PhD course

The course is aimed at PhD candidates admitted to the PhD Program in Educational Sciences for Teacher Education. It is also open to other applicants.

  • Application and admission

    The application deadline is 1 November.

    Supplementary application rounds from 15 November with deadline 15 January for study places that were not filled during the primary application round. First come, first served rules will be applied. 

    Admission requirements

    The course is aimed at PhD candidates admitted to the PhD Program in Educational Sciences for Teacher Education. It is also open to other applicants.

    The admission requirement is a five-year master's degree (three years pluss two years), or equivalent qualification or other qualifications in teacher education, educational science or development studies.

    Those applicants who are not enrolled in the PhD Program in Educational Sciences for Teacher Education will have to send a summary of maximum one A4 sheet with relevant information about their own PhD project or other project/sphere of interest containing the topic, methodology, theoretical approach, how far they are in their PhD work and why this particular subject is relevant for their project.

    In addition, candidates/students are required to have completed Action Research Course 1, or to document competence equivalent to Action Research Course 1. In such cases, the student must apply for approval from the head of the programme.

    Ranking of applicants

    In case of a large number of applicants, we will prioritise in this order:

    • PhD candidates enrolled in the PhD program in Educational Sciences for Teacher Education
    • other academic employees at the Faculty of Teacher Education and International studies and the Centre for the Study of Professions
    • external applicants

    Please note: The course can be held if admission is granted to five or more students.

  • How to apply

    If you have previously taken a PhD course in the PhD programme in Educational Sciences for Teacher Education, you should still have the admission and can apply via Studentweb (student.oslomet.no). If you have problems with applying, please contact us at phd-lui@oslomet.no. 

    If you are a first time applicant, please follow this recipe:

    1. Register your application in Søknadsweb (fsweb.no).
    2. Upload the required documentation in Søknadsweb.

    Documentation requirement

    See which category you belong to and what documentation you need to upload in the Application Web:

    • In a PhD programme at OsloMet:
      • No documentation requirement.
    • In a PhD programme outside OsloMet (at a Norwegian university):
      • Confirmation from your PhD programme containing: Name of the PhD programme, institution, and the month and year you started.
      • Final diploma/Degree certificate (master' s level)*
      • Transcript / mark sheets (master' s level)*
    • An Academic Employee at OsloMet:
      • Final diploma/Degree certificate (bachelor's and master' s level)*
      • Transcript / mark sheets (bachelor's and master' s level)*
    • An Academic Employee at a university other than OsloMet (at a Norwegian university):
      • Final diploma/Degree certificate (bachelor's and master' s level)*
      • Transcript / mark sheets (bachelor's and master' s level*
      • Workplace: Link to your “staff” page at your University/University College: to be written in the comments field in Application Web
    • Other applicants:
      • Verification of identity (copy of passport, attestation from the National Population *
      • Final diploma/Degree certificate (bachelor's and master' s level)*
      • Transcript / mark sheets (bachelor's and master' s level)*
      • Workplace: Link to your “staff” page at your University/University College: to be written in the comments field in Application Web

    * Does not apply to applicants with a master's degree from OsloMet.

    It is mandatory to do all steps within the application deadline. Applications without required documentation will not be processed. 

  • Course description

  • Classes and exam

    Classes spring 2022:

    • 21 March 10.30 am - 4.30 pm.
    • 22 March 8.30 am - 4.30 pm.
    • 23 March 8.30 am - 2.30 pm.

    Exam: 2 May.

  • Course certificate

    Participants who have completed and passed  the course may obtain documentation themselves. You can order a transcript of grades on StudentWeb (fsweb.no) or it can be obtained from Vitnemålsportalen (vitnemålsportalen.no). You can find more information about grade transcript and diploma (student.oslomet.no) on the student pages.

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