As of 1.8.2017 a doctoral degree at the Doctoral Programme in Materials Research and Nanosciences (MATRENA) consists of:

  • a doctoral dissertation
  • scientific studies (at least 30 credits), and
  • studies in transferrable skills (10 credits).

The scientific studies consist of discipline-specific studies supporting the thesis research work as well as a course in research ethics.

The requirements for transferrable skills studies are common to all programmes of the Doctoral School in Natural Sciences and consist of

  • courses in different skills related to academic work (at least 4 cr; codes DONAS-1** or PED-5** or other suitable courses)
  • international activity and mobility (1-4 cr; codes DONAS-2**)
  • societal communication and organising tasks (codes DONAS-3**)

Information on the degree requirements in MATRENA can be found from the WebOodi Course Catalogue Service.

More information on the degree structure is also available on the University's general website on doctoral education.

for students in MEDICAL PHYSICS: guidebook for medical physics

IMPORTANT:

All MATRENA Doctoral Students should subscribe to Thessa, the doctoral studies planning and reporting tool. If you cannot find your supervisor in Thessa, please ask him/her to sign up there.

An extensive list of MATRENA supervisors can be found from the University of Helsinki research database

All MATRENA Doctoral Students should subscribe to Thessa, the doctoral studies planning and reporting tool. If you cannot find your supervisor in Thessa, please ask him/her to sign up there.

3.11.2017

On 2nd November 2017, the steering board of MATRENA decided to suggest the following applicants for University funded doctoral candidate positions, starting on January 2018:

Jasmi Kiiskinen 3 years

Basil Gonsalves 4 years

MATRENA congratulates the successful candidates, and wishes to thank all the applicants. 

 

 

 

This form can be used for the registration of study modules for doctoral students who are completing their degree according to the new degree structures (40 ECTS).

If you are completing your degree according to the old degree structure (60 ECTS), please contact your education coordinator (kumpula-student@helsinki.fi)