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Integrated PhD Programme

The Integrated PhD degree programme consists of 3 years full-time PhD study (180 ECTS), where the first year is completed before obtaining the Master’s degree.

Before you get your PhD degree you need to complete these mandatory elements:

In addition, you are expected to participate in conferences and summer schools, and be an active participant within your graduate programme and your immediate research environment.

All activities need to be recorded in your PhD Planner which forms the basis of the evaluations of your PhD programme.

Qualification exam - transition from part A to part B

At the end of part A, all integrated PhD students enrolled at a Master's degree programme at Health will do a mandatory qualification exam instead of a Master’s thesis. This applies to all Integrated PhD students who begin their final semester per 1 February 2019 and onwardsexcept medical and odontology students, who will continue to do a Master’s thesis at the end of part A.  

When you have passed your quallification exam, part B will begin immediately thereafter (1st of the month following the exam). 

Please consult the academic regulation (studieordning) of your Master's degree programme for more information.