The studies leading to the master’s degree consist of:
A doctoral candidate is a student pursuing further studies after having attained a Master's degree. The postgraduate degrees offered by the Aalto University schools of technology are:
The Licentiate of Technology degree takes an estimated 2 years to complete, while the Doctor of Science (Technology) degree takes approximately 4 years. A postgraduate degree comprises theoretical studies and research work. The emphasis is on scientific research.
The purpose of doctoral studies is for the student to acquire more profound scientific knowledge and skills in scientific research and their practical application than is provided by master's degree studies. The key element in doctoral studies is to acquire the skills required in research and the application of research results. High-level research is a prerequisite for doctoral studies and researcher training.
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