Admission criteria

General info

The IMPDET-LE applicant apply depending on their previous academic studies and research interests either to the Faculty of Science and Forestry (major subject: Computer Science) or to the Philosophical Faculty (major subject: Education, Special Education, Adult Education). Every doctoral student in UEF needs to belong to one doctoral programme. IMPDET-LE itself is not an independent doctoral programme in UEF, but it is part of two doctoral programmes of UEF.

 

Who can apply to IMPDET-LE studies?

According to the Universities Act (558/2009, Chapter 5, Section 37), eligible applicant for studies leading to an academic or artistic postgraduate degree shall be a person who has completed:

(1) a relevant Master’s degree awarded by a university;
(2) a relevant Master’s degree awarded by a university of applied sciences; or
(3) a relevant applicable study programme abroad which in the awarding country gives eligibility for the corresponding level of higher education.

Please check the specific eligbility criteria and requirements of the SCITECO programme and Doctoral Progamme in Educational Sciences from the following links:


What type of research IMPDET-LE students should pursue?

The main research interests of the IMPDET-LE programme are:

  • educational technology
  • computing education
  • interactive technologies
  • design science research
  • ICT for development


The following websites provide specific information regarding the possible research topics for the doctoral student applicants:

 

The above website also provide information about the potential supervisors. Also, it is very important to study the profiles of the main supervisors in the IMPDET-LE programme before applying.