PhD Degree in Education in Vilnius in Lithuania

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One must accomplish two things when earning a PhD. First one must understand a particular subject thoroughly. Secondly, one must extensively in knowledge about that subject.

Teaching can be very frustrating if you do not advance your education skills and knowledge to doctorate level. This will enable you to understand the concepts better and deliver quality content to your students. It will also enable you to understand the student's behavior well.

Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania is a country in Northern Europe, the largest of the three Baltic states. It is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea, to the east of Sweden and Denmark. More than 90% of Lithuanians speak at least one foreign language and half of the population speaks two foreign languages, mostly Russian and English.

Being the largest city and the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius aims to build a bright educational future. The city is greatly filled with quality of educational institutions such as Vilnius University, Mykolas Romeris University, and Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.

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PhD in Education

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 6 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius + 1 more

The studies are organized according to each candidate's individual work plan. However, each candidate must gather at least 30 ECTS gained through study subjects (each programme includes 3-6 subjects). [+]

Doctorate Degrees in Education in Vilnius in Lithuania. The structurte of doctoral programmes Doctoral programmes include studies, research and preparation of a doctoral thesis. The full-time studies' duration is 4 years, part-time - 6 years. Upon completion of a doctoral programme and public viva voce defence of the thesis, the doctor’s degree is awarded. The studies are organized according to each candidate's individual work plan. However, each candidate must gather at least 30 ECTS gained through study subjects (each programme includes 3-6 subjects). The other part of the studies is allotted to the groundwork, the research, publication of at least 2 scientific peer-reviewed articles, participation in scientific conferences, and completion of the doctoral thesis. Enrollment criteria Primary admission criteria are described in the Regulation on Doctoral Training and Doctoral Studies Regulations of each science field. Applicant must be awarded a master's degree, present a research proposal and defend it in a Doctoral Committee's meeting. Also, the applicant should present his/her scientific publications (if there are any); in some fields a test in foreign language (English, French or German) is mandatory. The Doctoral Committees specify additional admission criteria and procedures each year in spring. Preparation of the thesis Dissertation must be an original scientific work, which includes the overview of previous scientific research related to the subject, thesis objective and goals, research methodology and also novelty and practical significance of the dissertation. Conclusions should be presented in a separate part of the dissertation. The dissertation also includes the curriculum vitae of the author and his/her list of scientific publications. The defence After final preparation of dissertation and its summary, the dissertation is defended in a public event (unless the thesis includes commercial confidentiality). During the defence the doctoral candidate presents his/her thesis: research objectives and tasks, methodology, statements and main conclusions of the dissertation. The Board presents their opinions and participate in the scientific discussion after which the Board secretly votes for or against acknowledgement of doctoral degree award. Programme Mandatory subjects Contemporary Theories of Philosofy of Education EDU8001 5 Methodology of Social Research EDU8002 5 Alternative subjects To choose four: Didactics of Higher Education EDU 9001 5 Qualitative Research Methodology in Education EDU8003 5 Quantitative Research Methodology in Education EDU8004 5 Projects for Development in Education EDU8005 5 Occupation and Psychological Human Development EDU8006 5 Dimensions of Intercultural Education EDU9002 5 Development of Creativity in the Contemporary Educational System EDU8007 5 Contemporary Theories of Sociology of Education EDU9005 5 Development of Educational Science, its Tendencies and Perspectives EDU9006 5 Education Policy and Management: Identity and Globality EDU9007 5 [-]