Doctoral Course FVV222H

General Principles of Scientific Work: Introductory Course

7.5  Credits
Third Cycle

Starts week 35, 2023

Upon completion of the course, the doctoral student shall be able to:
Knowledge and understanding:

  • demonstrate familiarity with central concepts in philosophy of science and different theories in philosophy of science
  • explain the epistemological and philosophical basis for methodological choices made in the students chosen PhD research project
  • demonstrate familiarity with open science
  • explain Swedish laws, regulations and guidelines concerning research ethics and the
    integrity of the researcher

Skills and abilities

  •  construct a consistent search strategy for a specific aim
  •  identify and assess issues related to research ethics in various study designs
  • construct a data management plan

Judgement and approach

  • elaborate on the ethical responsibility of the researcher and ethical aspects in relation to chosen planned thesis including the perspective of data management and associated laws and regulations
Starts and ends:
week 35, 2023 - week 44, 2023
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
Entry Qualifications:
  • Eligible students are those who fulfil the general requirements for PhD studies. Students must be familiar with the basics of qualitative and quantitative research before joining the course.
Application Code:
Online Education
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, make use of a word-processing programme (e.g. Word).

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) with broadband connection, at least 0.5 Mbit/s both directions.

Means of Education:

Various communication, e.g. e-mail, and use of basic functions in our learning platform (Learn), such as finding information and being able to submit files.

How may we help you?

If you are interested in courses we offer at the doctoral level, please contact Märet Brunnstedt, Coordinator, Doctoral Studies.