phd programme (doctoral education)

PhD programme in Audiovisual Media

– Learning objectives

Knowledge

The candidate…

  • Has extensive knowledge about and is highly updated on the field of audiovisual media
  • Is able to contribute to the development of new knowledge, theories, methods and interpretations in the field of audiovisual media
  • Has a command of and can help develop the terminology in the field
  • Has a command of the methods in the field
  • Has a command of general questions of theories of science
  • Is able to evaluate the use of different methods and processes in research projects
  • Has insight in research ethics as a foundation for scientific work
  • Has insight in various theoretical and aesthetic research problems related to audiovisual media
  • Has insight into crucial challenges and debates in international research on audiovisual media
  • Has insight into academic studies concerning dissemination of research
  • Has insight into how researchers and the media can interact fruitfully
  • Has insight into the possibilities and limitations of audiovisual media when it comes to disseminating research
  • Has insight into traditions and innovation within research in media production (applies for those who complete the elective Research in Media Production)
  • Has insight into research on innovation processes in media and ethical dilemmas in the field (applies for those who complete the elective Research in Media Production)

Skills

The candidate…

  • Can formulate relevant problems in the field of audiovisual media
  • Can challenge established knowledge in the field of audiovisual media
  • Can plan and carry out research at a high international level in the field of audiovisual media
  • Can handle and challenge complex theoretical issues related to their own research
  • Can place their own project within one or more paradigms in theories of science
  • Can challenge and discuss central aesthetic and theoretical questions internationally in the field of audiovisual media
  • Can communicate their own research project in text, social media or audiovisual productions
  • Can formulate problems that concerns research in media production (applies for those who complete the elective Research in Media Production)
  • Can identify the innovation potential in established media companies (applies for those who complete the elective Research in Media Production)

General competence

The candidate …

  • Can identify relevant ethical issues and conduct research with academic integrity
  • Can communicate research results in recognized national and international channels
  • Can communicate research results to a wider audience in an ethical manner
  • Can communicate research results with the help of audiovisual media
  • Has insight into academic genres
  • Can handle criticism and arguments related to their own research
  • Can participate in academic debates within the field of audiovisual media, both nationally and internationally
  • Can assess the need for, initiate and practice innovation