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Want to be a PhD student?

Pharmaceutical science

Basic medicine

Medical science

Odontological science

Health care sciences


PhD subjects

As a PhD student at Sahlgrenska Academy you will be educated in a dynamic environment with research of high quality and contributing new knowledge to your field as a self-dependent researcher.

Third-cycle education at the Sahlgrenska Academy is conducted within five PhD subjects - Pharmaceutical science, Basic medicine, Medical science, Odontological science and Health care sciences.


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The extent of the education

A Degree of Doctor is awarded after the PhD student (=third-cycle student) has completed a study programme of 240 credits (equivalent to four years of full-time studies) in one of the subjects that Sahlgrenska Academy offers PhD education within.

PhD students admitted to a doctoral programme that leads to a doctoral degree, have the right to conclude their studies with a licentiate degree (120 credits) (after a formal request by the student).

Page Manager: Anette Nilsson|Last update: 8/8/2018

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