At University West we offer doctoral and licentiate degrees in the following subject areas:
The doctoral program consists of 240 HE credits, or four years of full-time studies. Students take a number of courses determined by the subject of their research and write a dissertation. The results of your research are presented at a public defence
of your doctoral thesis. Throughout your studies as a doctoral student, you will have two supervisors to guide you and give you advice.
The licentiate program consists of 120 HE credits, or two years of full-time studies. Students take a number of courses determined by the subject of their research and write a licentiate thesis. The results of your research are presented in a seminar,
at which time you defend your licentiate thesis. Throughout your studies you will have two supervisors to guide you and give you advice.
Regulations regarding research education at the University West
Contact: Kristina Lindh, Director of Research Education - Lars Svensson, Deputy vice-chancellor of Research and Research education
Research education coordinators