Norwegian version

Educational research design (PHUV9450)

PhD course

The course is aimed at PhD candidates admitted to the PhD Program in Educational Sciences for Teacher Education.

  • 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 target group is PhD students and academic staff who want to carry out a critical analysis of own data material. The course is relevant for PhD students and researchers who conduct research on almost any issue, including questions related to the welfare state, environmental issues, migration, extremism and radicalization, and any topics that are taught at school and are discussed in classrooms.

    The admission requirement is a five-year master’s degree (three years + two years) or equivalent qualifications in teacher education, other pedagogical education, educational science, development studies, or other education on equivalent level in subjects relevant for teacher education.

    Applicants that are not enrolled on the PhD programme at the Faculty of Education and International Studies at OsloMet must send a summary in English of maximum one A4 sheet with relevant information about their own project / area of interest, containing topic, methodology, theoretical approach, and why this course might be relevant for their project.

    Ranking of applicants

    In case of a large number of applicants, PhD-students enrolled in the PhD programme in Educational Sciences for Teacher Education will be prioritized, then students in other PhD programmes, then academic employees at the Faculty of Teacher Education and International Studies.

    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

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

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

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

    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
  • Course description

  • Classes and exam

    Classes spring 2022:

    • 17 February 8.30 am - 4.30 pm
    • 26 April 8.30 am - 4.30 pm

    Exam: 20 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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