Norwegian version

Knowledge and Misinformation: Teaching and Learning in a Digital Society (PHUV9510)

PhD course

This course seeks to deepen the understanding of how digital technology, schools and society interact.

  • Application and admission

    The application deadline is 1 June. Supplementary application rounds from 15 June with deadline 1 August 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. 

    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). Does not apply to applicants with a master's degree from OsloMet.
    • Transcript / mark sheets (master's level). Does not apply to applicants with a master's degree from OsloMet.

    An Academic Employee at OsloMet

    • Final diploma/Degree certificate (bachelor's and master's level). Does not apply to applicants with a master's degree from OsloMet.
    • Transcript / mark sheets (bachelor's and master's level). Does not apply to applicants with a master's degree from OsloMet.

    An Academic Employee at a university other than OsloMet (at a Norwegian university)

    • Final diploma/Degree certificate (bachelor's and master's level). Does not apply to applicants with a master's degree from OsloMet.
    • Transcript / mark sheets (bachelor's and master's level). Does not apply to applicants with a master's degree from OsloMet.
    • 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. Does not apply to applicants with a master's degree from OsloMet.
    • Final diploma/Degree certificate (bachelor's and master's level). Does not apply to applicants with a master's degree from OsloMet.
    • Transcript / mark sheets (bachelor's and master's level). Does not apply to applicants with a master's degree from OsloMet.
    • 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 autumn 2024:

    • 16 October, 10.30-16.15
    • 17 October, 10.30-16.15
    • 18 October, 10.30-16.15

    Exam 22 November.

    You will also find classes and examn dates on Timeplan på nett (tp.educloud.no). Type course id PHUV9510. Remember to use the right semester in the drop-down menu.

  • 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 (vitnemalsportalen.no). You can find more information about grade transcript and diploma (student.oslomet.no) on the student pages.

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