Welcome to the CSE Department doctoral studies sites! We are constantly looking for inspired and enthusiastic doctoral students, particularly to our main research fields. Doctoral studies can be carried out either as a fulltime student at the CSE Department, as a member of a research group or as a part-time student working in industry.
Doctoral studies will be tailored to each student individually to support your research topic. Choosing a topic that is of great interest to you is essential, since postgraduate studies require lots of energy and a sense of direction. Success in your prior studies is also nessessary. If you are interested in postgraduate studies at the CSE Department follow these guidelines:
- Consder carefully whether you are motivated enough to study four years to get a Doctor of Science degree.
- Reflect on which topic or theme you have have deep passion for. Does CSE department have research projects that interest you?
- Consider your research area and write a preliminary research plan.
- Get acquainted with the Aalto University School of Science instructions on how to apply for postgraduate studies. Ensure you are have the necessary skills and knowledge.
- Discuss the studies with the professor of your interest area before sending an application.
Also Doctoral Studies in School of Science websites offer valuable and very usefull information on the entire study process.
Research in the CSE Department
- Research fields
- Supervising professors
- Research groups
- Research projects
- Dissertations in 2011
Credits for doctoral studies come from seminars oganised by CSE Department, individual projects, book examinations, literature surveys, small focused study reports and doctoral courses. The current doctoral courses can be found in the Noppa-portal grouped by professorship codes. Courses acceptable for doctoral studies are mainly those denoted with P (in English.) or L (in Finnish).
- T-76 Software Engineering
- T-86 Information Systems
- T-106 Software Technology, Distributed and Embedded Systems
- T-109 Telecommunication Management
- T-110 Data Communication Software and Information Security
- T-121 Usability
- T-128 Software Business
Topics of the seminars and special courses in Autumn 2011.
Graduate Schools Related to Research Fields of the CSE Department
- FIGS– Future Internet Graduate School
- HECSE– Helsinki Graduate School in Computer Science and Engineering
- UCIT– Doctoral Program in User-Centered Information Technology
- SOSE– Graduate School on Software Systems and Engineering
- Oppimisympäristöjen monitieteinen tutkijakoulu
More information about graduate schools can be found on Academy of Finland’s web pages.