PSYJ1100 Doctoral dissertation (0 cr)

Study level:
Postgraduate studies
Grading scale:
Pass - Pass with distinction
Responsible organisation:
Department of Psychology
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023



Doing scientific research under supervision.

Completion methods

The doctoral dissertation must be an independent piece of scientific research in the field of psychology. It can be either an article/compilation dissertation or a monograph.
1) And article/compilation dissertation consists of an introduction/summary and three articles.
• at least two of the articles must be published (paper, online, preprint) or accepted to be published in scientific, peer-reviewed journals (journal, edited book) and
• one of the articles can be a manuscript submitted to a scientific, peer-reviewed journal or compilation to be evaluated (cannot be a so called conference proceedings publication)
2) Monograph is a coherent and independent scientific writing that does not include separate articles or article manuscripts written by the author.

Learning outcomes

• After finishing the doctoral dissertation the student is capable of doing psychological research independently
• The student is able to evaluate research in the field of psychology

Additional information

Research ethical questions. The doctoral dissertations of the doctoral school of the faculty follow the ethical principles and instructions of the University of Jyväskylä and the dissertations are examined by using a plagiarism detection programme.

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
Hyväksytyn suorituksen edellytyksenä tiedekuntaneuvoston hyväksymä väitöskirja
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Teaching (0 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - Pass with distinction
No published teaching