62508

62508 Doctoral Literature course in Information System Science 2, 8 cr

Place: 
Helsinki
Type: 
Doctoral studies
Kind: 
Course
Teaching language: 
English
Course Description: 

This elective course introduces doctoral students to current research in Information systems science. There are no lectures. The literature is chosen, discussed and agreed upon with the teacher.

Learning Goal: 

You have a deep understaning of the research frontier in the chosen subject area

After completing the course, you will be able to: 

• analyse and synthesise core literature in Information system science
• identify relevant literature to define their research gap,
• define and argue for their research gap, and
• map core concepts and related concepts that are relevant to their research and doctoral dissertation.

Total Student Workload: 

27-214 hours divided into
Scheduled (contac) hours: 0
Non-scheduled work: 100 %

Instruction: 

The amount of credits is decided by the lecturer before the course starts.
For 2 ECTS:100 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 400 pages.
For 3 ECTS:100 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 600 pages.
For 4 ECTS: 100 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 800 pages.
For 5 ECTS: 125 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 1000 pages
For 6 ECTS: 150 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 1200 pages
For 7ECTS: 175 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 1400 pages
For 8ECTS: 200 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 1600 pages

Literature and Course Material: 

This course is meant for doctoral students to consolidate their knowledge of issues connected to Information systems science. Reading package agreed upon with the instructor.

Assessment: 

Written examination 100 %

Additional Information: 

A PhD student is allowed to take both this course and the Doctoral Literature course in Information System Science 1, but with different subject areas