We offer a qualified third-cycle programme in social work. The aim and objective of the programme is that the doctoral student should obtain the knowledge, skills and critical ability needed to be able to independently plan, carry out and account for in writing, scientific studies with relevance for the subject social work. The third-cycle programme in social work is meant to provide knowledge and skills in social and behavioural sciences theory as well as in scientific analysis. In the teaching, there is particular focus on social conditions and social interventions.
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Doctoral student projects
Below, please find some of the doctoral projects that are ongoing and have been concluded in social work.
Doctoral project: Who is alone? How is the loneliness of the elderly in the countryside constructed in the social services' speech, text and action My doctoral project is about making visible and…
Doctoral project: Women’s fitness doping The project focuses on women’s meaning making of doping and doping use, in a gym and fitness context. More precisely, the project aims to seek an understanding…