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Doctoral degree (PhD)

A doctoral degree is the highest degree offered by universities and university colleges. The degree aims to qualify candidates for research activities of international standard, and for other work in society that requires advanced scientific insight and analytical thinking, within management, higher education, and research.

Before you apply

In order to be admitted to a PhD programme, requirements are set for former education and funding. If you are a new applicant for a doctoral degree, we recommend that you read this before proceeding to the programme pages. 

PhD programmes

The doctoral training consists of a taught part of a minimum of 30 academic credits, and a thesis (independent research). The doctoral work is carried out under individual supervision, normally by two supervisors.

Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences offers the following PhD programmes:

PhD courses

Overview of courses offered at the universitys doctoral programs.

Course overview


Other PhD resources

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