A doctoral degree is the highest degree offered by universities and university colleges.
The degree aims to qualify candidates for research activities of international standard, and for other work in society that requires advanced scientific insight and analytical thinking, within management, higher education, and research.
The doctoral training consists of a taught part of a minimum of 30 academic credits, and a thesis (independent research). The doctoral work is carried out under individual supervision, normally by two supervisors.
Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences offers the following PhD programmes:
- Applied ecology and biotechnology (AEB)
- Audiovisual media: a joint degree between NTNU and Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences
- Child and youth competence development (BUK)
- Innovation in services in the public and private sector (INSEPP)
- Teaching and Teacher Education