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1145018 Doctoral Studies, Career and Networking Skills, 1 Cp 
Code 1145018  Validity 01.06.2016 -
Name Doctoral Studies, Career and Networking Skills  Abbreviation Doctoral Studie 
Credits1 Cp  Date of expiry  
TypeGraduate Studies Subject0000 Undefined 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   GradingFail-Pass 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation UEF Doctoral School 

Merja Lyytikäinen 

Learning outcomes 

After completing the course, student

  • knows the structure and the requirements of the doctoral studies at the UEF
  • is aware of the funding possibilities for doctoral studies
  • knows the rights and duties of a supervisor and supervisee
  • is aware of the potential challenges related to doctoral studies and doctoral career and is able to find solutions for upcoming problems
  • networks with other PhD students and is able to operate in multidisciplinary environment

The course contains significant and topical issues related to doctoral studies e.g. funding applications, presenting and publishing research data, doctoral supervision, work wellbeing, doctoral career.

Seminars: 10 h, independent studying: 17 h

Modes of study 

Active participation to five seminars (a' 2 h), completion of assignments

Teaching methods 

Blended learning methods

Study materials 

Course webpage in Moodle:

Evaluation criteria 



Variable teachers


The course runs throughout the year. It consists of idenpendent Moodle-assignment and a series of seminars.

Offering data 

The course is targeted to doctoral students


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
Registration not started Doctoral Studies, Career and Networking Skills  Multi-modal teaching  Merja Lyytikäinen 
08.09.20 10.00-12.00
06.10.20 10.00-12.00
03.11.20 13.00-15.00
25.01.21 14.00-16.00
26.01.21 14.00-16.00
27.01.21 16.00-18.00

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