If you are admitted to the doctoral programme with 300 ECTS or more, or research credits are not included in the study plan, you can ask to be assigned additional training in support of your candidacy.
Additional training is assigned to students who are admitted to the doctoral programme with 300 ECTS or more that do not include research credits in the study plan. The additional training is assigned according to the academic and professional curriculum and depending on the research experience demonstrated by the doctoral candidate.
Additional training should be related to:
Scientific communication in English
Additional training will concentrate on three topics to be assigned according to whether the curriculum of the doctoral candidate requires this supplementary training. Specifically, students will be required, or advised to, attend three subjects of the Master’s Degree in Social Sciences Research (planned as cross-cutting subjects applicable to various disciplines): research design in social sciences, research methods in social sciences, and scientific communications in social sciences.
This additional training provides doctoral students with the following information: the application of concepts, principles, theories and models related to research; the formulation of objectives and hypotheses for research projects; the use of data analysis tools, and the identification of the social and ethical responsibilities of research.
This additional training provides doctoral students with the following skills: identifying and assessing the stages of methodology in research design; identifying the different techniques and models of quantitative and qualitative research; and applying the best quantitative or qualitative research according to the objectives of the research.
This additional training enables doctoral students to draw up a publication with the correct scientific structure and present the results of the research orally in a clear and unambiguous way.