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Framework programme of doctoral   studies at the Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and  Informatics at Gdańsk University of Technology (GUT) – including a supplement for  the “InterPhD2” (POWER) programme

  • The doctoral education programme consists of:
    • doctoral study programme outlined in this document,
    • independent research, which is conducted within a scientific group of a supervisor who is also  responsible for the organization of this research including the provision of funding to cover  research expenses.
  • The doctoral programme prepares students to pursue the profession of an academic teacher or a researcher  and leads to the achievement of learning outcomes, understood as the  qualifications at level 8 of the Polish Qualifications Framework specified in the Act of 22 December 2015 on the Integrated Qualification System (Journal of Laws of 2016, items 64 and 1010 and 2017 item 60).
  • In particular the doctoral educational programme  prepares a PhD student to
    •  conducting independent research;
    •  participation in research  and  cooperation within  research teams,  on local, national  and  international scale;
    •  preparation and publishing of  a scientific publication in a form of a book or in a form  at least one scientific paper  in a recognized peer-reviewed scientific journal or in a form  peer-reviewed report at  an international scientific conference;
    • teaching at university level;
    • passing  doctoral examinations and submitting a  doctoral dissertation written   under the supervision of a thesis supervisor or a thesis supervisor and a co-supervisor / a second supervisor / an auxiliary supervisor;
    •  participating in the life of the scientific community in the country and abroad.
  • The framework  programme is divided into modules that correspond to the learning outcomes  defined in the  Regulation of the Minister of Science and Higher Education  of 10 February 2017  regarding  doctoral education in higher education and research entities.
  • Within each module there is a minimum and a maximum number of ECTS points that a student is expected to gain.
  • Within  selected modules there are obligatory components.  
  • To complete the study  programme a student has to get from 32 to 45 ECTS credits (from 38 ECTS credits  in the InterPhD2 programme) , successfully complete the obligatory components and get a minimum number credits within each module or activity.
  • Upon a written application, supported and commented on by students’ advisor, the head of the PhD programme may accept deviations  from the framework programme.