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Learning outcomes

If you have completed the PhD degree in Social Sciences at the Faculty you should possess the following qualifications, in accordance with the Norwegian Qualifications Framework (NQF):


The candidate…

  • is in the forefront of knowledge within his/her academic field and masters the field´s philosophy of science and/or methods
  • can evaluate the expediency and application of different methods and processes in research and scholarly projects
  • can contribute to the development of new knowledge, new theories, methods, interpretations and forms of documentation in the field
  • can position own research within a larger academic and scientific context


The candidate…

  • can formulate problems, plan and carry out research and scholarly development work
  • can carry out research and scholarly research work of a high international standard
  • can handle complex academic issues and challenge established knowledge and practice in the field
  • can provide qualified feedback on others' contributions within his/her own academic field

General competence

The candidate…

  • can identify new relevant ethical issues and carry out his/her research with scholarly integrity
  • can manage complex interdisciplinary assignments and projects
  • can communicate research and development work through recognized Norwegian and international channels
  • can participate in debates in the field in Norwegian and international forums
  • can assess the need for, initiate and practice innovation
Published Apr. 22, 2015 8:21 AM - Last modified Jan. 6, 2016 3:34 PM