|Programme Duration:||3 years – full-time studies|
4 years – part-time studies
|Programme Workload:||120 CP / 180 ECTS CP|
|Admission Requirements:||Master’s degree in Psychology;|
Research paper on the theme of Doctoral Thesis (completed applicant’s form) and the discussion on it;
examination in a foreign language (English, German, or French)
|Obtainable Degree:||Doctor of Psychology|
|Place of the Programme Implementation:||Daugavpils University, 1 Parādes Street|
|Forms of the Programme Implementation:||full-time studies, part-time studies|
|Programme Director:||Professor, Dr.habil.psych., Dr.habil. paed. Aleksejs Vorobjovs|
|Study course descriptions||Study course descriptions|
The aim of doctoral study programme „Psychology” is to prepare high-qualified scientific and academic workers in theoretical and applied psychology, by giving opportunity to obtain internationally recognized doctor of psychology degree in social psychology sub-branch of psychology science. On the basis of independent original scientific research (doctoral thesis), the programme ensures:
The tasks of the study programme:
As a result of the programme’s acquisition, the young scientist will acquire and be able to demonstrate:
Doctoral student is able to show that he/she is aware of and comprehends the most topical scientific theories and cognitions, knows research methodology and modern research methods in branch of psychology science, professional field and contiguity of various areas.
Doctoral student is able to evaluate and elect independently corresponding methods for scientific researches, has contributed to widening knowledge borders and given new comprehension for existent knowledge and their application in practice, by implementing vast original research, part of which is on the level of internationally citated publications. The student is able to communicate both orally and in written about the field of his/her scientific activities with wider scientific community and society in general. The student is able to improve independently his/her scientific qualification, implement scientific projects, and gain achievements in conformity to international criteria of psychology branch, manage psychological tasks in enterprises, institutions and organizations.
Doctoral student is able to tackle significant research or innovations-related tasks, independently put forward the idea of research, plan, structure and manage big scientific projects in international context by doing independent, critical analysis, synthesis and evaluation.
The programme is implemented at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology and the Institute of Social Researches.
Doctoral students have possibilities: