PhD - Pedagogy

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences

Program Description

PhD - Pedagogy

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences

Doctoral study program “Pedagogy”

The program is designed to meet the needs of practitioners who wish to research some aspect of their field of practice. Candidates embark on high-level, practice-based research into one of the of research areas. It is a research degree whose purpose is to assist professionals to develop a relationship between research and their professional activities.

Visiting professors from partner universities will be involved as teachers and advisors in the program. Students have an opportunity participate in Erasmus mobility for studies and traineeship. The language of instruction is English.

Qualification awarded: Doctor’s degree in Pedagogy (PhD).

Admission requirements: Master's degree in Pedagogy, Psychology, Educational management or Humanitarian Sciences, Social Science, Social welfare and social assistance if professional experience in education at least 3 years.

Duration of studies: 3 years of full time studies, 4 years of part time studies.

Study program consists of 2 parts:

  1. Scientifically research work: the individual research work, to prepare and design of doctor’s dissertation; publication of research results (3 publications); presentation of researches results in the scientifically conferences; the theoretical seminars; the practice of professor assistant or assistant of the lead researcher in making and in conduct of projects of the researches works– 112 KP credits (168 ECTS);

  2. Theoretical studies (A part (compulsory) – the module of development of research and intellectual competences; B part (optional) – the module of development academicals competences; C part (free elective)) – 32 KP credits (48 ECTS).

To complete doctoral study program student has to earn 144 KP credits (216 ECTS).

Final test: Doctor’s examinations (in Pedagogy and in Foreign language) and doctor’s dissertation

Study fee: 2600 EUR per year

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
3 - 4 years
Part time
Full time
2,600 EUR
Start date Sept. 2017
Latvia Rēzekne
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Duration 3 - 4 years
Price 2,600 EUR
per year