Study programme: Pedagogy

Type of programme: Doctoral study programmes
Study field: Study field "Culture, Education and Sport"
Programme director:
Professor, Dr.paed.,
Velta Ļubkina

Velta.Lubkina@rta.lv
26121040
Code of programme: 51142
Accreditation: 01.07.2013 - 18.06.2019
License: 10.01.2008 - 18.06.2019
Qualification awarded: Doctor’s degree in Pedagogy (PhD)
Requirements: Acquired academic and research work methodology and theoretical part of the programme completed, 2 doctoral examinations passed (in Pedagogy and in a Foreign language), 3 publications on the topic of doctoral thesis prepared, outlining the essence of the research and offering it for approbation, at least 2 reports on the results of doctoral thesis research presented and published in the proceedings of international conferences, doctoral thesis completed and prepared for submission in the Doctor
Amount of credits: 144
Full-time:
Duration of studies (full-time): 3 years
Study fee EUR (full-time): 3490
Part-time:
Duration of studies (part-time):
Study fee EUR (part-time):

The programme is designed to meet the needs of practitioners who wish to research some aspect of their field of practice. Candidates embark on high-level, practice-based research into one of the of research areas. It is a research degree whose purpose is to assist professionals to develop a relationship between research and their professional activities.

Visiting professors from partner universities will be involved as teachers and advisors in the programme. Students have an opportunity to participate in Erasmus mobility for studies and traineeship. The language of instruction is English.

Admission requirements

Master’s degree in  Pedagogy,  Psychology,  Educational management or Humanitarian  Sciences, Social Science, Social welfare and social assistance if professional experience in education at least 3 years.  

Discussion of the theme or problem in pedagogy, on which research has been made in the submitted paper, is required.

Study programme consists of 2 parts:

  1. Scientifically research work: the individual research work, to prepare and design of doctor’s dissertation; publication of research results (3 publications); presentation of researches results in the scientifically conferences; the theoretical seminars; the practice of professor assistant or assistant of the lead researcher in making and in conduct of projects of the researches works– 112 CP credits (168 ECTS);
  2. Theoretical studies (A part (compulsory) – the module of development of research and intellectual competences; B part (optional) – the module of development academicals competences; C part (free elective) – 32 CP credits (48 ECTS).

To complete doctoral study programme student has to earn 144 CP (216 ECTS).

Final test, if any

Doctor’s examinations in Pedagogy and in foreign language (English, German, or Russian) and doctor’s dissertation.

If you are interested in the studies at Rezekne University of Applied Sciences fill application form at this address: http://www.rta.lv/online_application_procedure.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Courses

Part

CP

ECTS

Courses

Part

CP

ECTS

1st year

                                                                 1st semester                                                                          2nd semester

Qualitative Research Methodology, doctor’s dissertation structure form and prepare of the scientific publication

A

4

6

Quantitative Research Methods, the Nowadays Information Technologies and their Application in Education

A

3

4,5

The History of Education Philosophy and  Development Tendencies of Nowadays

A

3

4,5

The Development Tendencies of EU Education and Science and Providing of Educational Quality

A

2

3

Research in the Didactic Process

A

3

4,5

Professional Language (English or German)

A

2

3

Professional Language (English or German)

A

1

1,5

The Individual Research Work, to prepare and design of doctor’s dissertation

-

10

15

The Individual Research Work, to prepare and design of doctor’s dissertation

-

10

15

The Theoretical Seminars

-

1

1,5

The Development and Integration of Curriculums and Educational Contents, Bilingual Education

B

2

3

Publication of Research Results

-

3

4,5

Methodological seminar

A

1

1,5

Methodological seminar

A

3

4,5

 

 

24

36

 

 

24

36

2nd year

                                                                 3rd  semester                                                                          4th semester

The Development and Integration of Curriculums and Educational Contents, Bilingual Education

B

2

3

Professional Language (English or German)

A

2

3

Regional Economy and Attraction of EU Funding in the Scientific and Research Projects

B

2

3

Social Dialogue in the Vocational Education, Particularity of  Inclusion Education Research and Tendencies of Labour Market development in Latvia and in the World

B

2

3

Social Dialogue in the Vocational Education, Particularity of  Inclusion Education Research and Tendencies of Labour Market development in Latvia and in the World

B

2

3

The Individual Research Work, to prepare and design of doctor’s dissertation

-

15

22,5

Professional Language (English or German)

A

1

1,5

The Theoretical Seminars

-

1

1,5

The Individual Research Work, to prepare and design of doctor’s dissertation

-

13

19,5

Publication of Research Results

-

3

4,5

Presentation of Research Results in the Scientifically Conferences

-

3

4,5

Methodological seminar

A

1

1,5

Methodological seminar

A

1

1,5

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

36

 

 

24

36

3rd  year

                                                                 5th   semester                                                                          6th  semester

The Development and Integration of Curriculums and Educational Contents, Bilingual Education

B

2

3

The Individual Research Work, to prepare and design of doctor’s dissertation

-

14

21

Free elective course (guest lecture)

 C

1

1,5

The Theoretical Seminars

-

1

1,5

Free elective course (guest lecture)

 C

1

1,5

Publication of Research Results

-

3

4,5

The Individual Research Work, to prepare and design of doctor’s dissertation

-

11

16,5

Methodological Seminar

A

2

3

Presentation of Research Results in the Scientifically Conferences

-

3

4,5

Doctorate Examination in Foreign Language

-

2

3

Methodological seminar

A

2

3

Doctorate Examination in Pedagogy

-

2

3

Professor Assistant ore Leading Researcher Assistant Practice in Development of Research Works or Project Management

A

4

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

36

 

 

24

36

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