One of the best universities in the world and 200 years old. The Doctorate Program in Sociology is offered by the Centre for Comparative and Regional Social Studies which is attached to the Faculty of Sociology at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv - Open University.
The Doctorate Program in Sociology at KNU OU offers intensive training and knowledge in sociological research methods. It prepares the students to take on rewarding professional careers in this field. The Curriculum has been created by the Faculty of Sociology that is supported by renowned professors and quality research programs. With the help of workshops, coursework and research assistantships, students interact closely with all faculty members and they develop their skills to gain expertise. The environment offered at KNU OU is a multidisciplinary one and students can follow their preferences in specialized areas of sociological studies. Specializations include Ethnographic Approach to Social Studies, Political Science and Globalization, Sociological Theory, Designs of Social Research, Theory of Gender and Race, Urban Sociology and Social Inequality.
KNU OU postgraduates in Sociology have a fine record of publications, research, and professional accomplishment. The strength of the Curriculum in Sociology is built on thorough instruction and interaction with faculty members. Students have to be part of various faculty projects during their training.
Students go through extensive research in advanced sociological concepts. Postgraduates could prepare themselves for academic positions. They are motivated to seek special interests within the field of sociology for rewarding career opportunities. Students can qualify for research opportunities with universities and colleges and for advanced positions in teaching. They can also be absorbed by federal agencies and social organizations.
This program is equivalent to EQF (European Qualifications Framework) Level 8 - Doctorate Level
Students have to submit a proposal for detailed research. This proposal has to outline the intended topic of research along with proposed methodology and objectives. This research topic has to be the choice of the candidate alone and it will get provisionally approved by the Degree Committee before the applicant is accepted to the Course. Applicants have to consider their topic carefully for their Doctorate research. The topic has to cover the background of the research; special mention has to be done of the analysis that has to be adopted and the possible conclusions that have to be reached by the research.
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Last updated February 8, 2018