Society, Development and Planning

PhD Society, Development and Planning

PhD Programme 3 years

The PhD programme in Society, Development and Planning at the Faculty of Landscape and Society (LANDSAM).

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The PhD education will give the candidate knowledge, skills and expertise in line with the Norwegian qualifications framework.

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A PhD degree in society, development and planning qualifies graduates for future research and teaching at academic institutions, as well as for management activities and the business sector in general where there are high demands on scientific insight and analytical thinking.

Learning outcomes

Candidates must be able to carry out an independent work of research on an advanced scientific level. They must be qualified to conduct research activities of an international standard in the subject area, and must be familiar with and have a reflective attitude towards different perspectives and research methods in the field as well within research ethics.

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