Research work I

This course is part of the programme
Doctoral study programme Physics

Objectives and competences

The objective is to perform the research work that will become the student dissertation topic. The student will acquire specific skills and competences necessary for the implementation of the planned research work.


Individual research work of student under supervision of mentor or tutor. The student will be instructed on how to organize the research work that will become the student dissertation topic:
• review the chosen research topic,
• put the research work in a context and identify the objectives of the research
• plan the research work for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd study year, and identify the
expected outcomes,
• perform the research work planned during the first study year,
• analyze the results obtained from the research work done during the first study
• critical review of the research planned for the second year of study based on
the results obtained during the first study year.

Intended learning outcomes

Capability in planning and performing research work related to the dissertation topic.


Literature realted to the choosend research topic.


Written report