Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2014–2016
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PYJO9030 PYLJ6 Scientific reading and research communication 4 ECTS
Organised by
Management and Organisation, Pori
Person in charge
Tomi Kallio
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2015–2016 X

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to familiarize doctoral candidates with the rhetoric of science related to various methodological approaches, data collection and data analysis methods. The idea is not to study singular methods in depth but to learn how to design scientific inquiry and to argue for methodological choices.


Doctoral candidates write independently two reports in which he/she analyses methodological choices of two doctoral dissertations accepted in Finland (written in English). Furthermore, participants write an analytical summary of one methodological textbook.

Teaching methods

The course is offered in the academic year 2015-2016 next time.

Independent work in form of written reports, no contact hours in English. Choice of the theses and the methodology book need to be discussed with the course supervisor in advance.


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

  1. Two doctoral dissertations published in Finland.
  2. Validity and the Research Process. Sage Publications. Brinberg, David; Joseph E. McGrath (1988), 0-8039-3376-2 or 0-8039-2302-1 or, some other suitable methodology book.

Belongs to following study modules

Turku School of Economics
General Postgraduate Studies (General Studies)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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Turku School of Economics, Pori
Common Studies
Accounting and Finance, Pori
Management and Organisation, Pori
Marketing, Pori
MDP in Business Competence of Knowledge-Intens.Org
MDP in Welfare Management
MDP in Creative Business Management
Information Systems Science, Pori
Economics, Pori
Business Law, Pori
Entrepreneurship, Pori
Quantitative Methods in Management, Pori
Business English, Pori
Business Spanish, Pori
Business French
Business Swedish
Business German
Finnish Language and Business Communication
Other Studies
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