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Degree programme

Doctoral Programme in Business and Technology Management

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Promoting the competitiveness of technology-centred business through research

The Doctoral Programme in Business and Technology Management provides students with excellent research skills, broad expertise in industrial engineering and management, and an in-depth understanding of information and knowledge management. Our students develop technological and business expertise that allows them to create new scientific knowledge and address societally significant challenges that require in-depth analysis. The programme is intended for applicants who hold a master's degree in technology, economics or an applicable field. In addition to graduates from the Master’s Degree Programme in Industrial Engineering and Management and the Master’s Degree Programme in Information and Knowledge Management, the Doctoral Programme in Business and Technology Management attracts graduates with a degree in, for example, technology, business or economics.

We are seeking doctoral students with the potential to offer new research insights, contribute to the generation of new knowledge, address the challenges facing our society, and apply their knowledge in the different fields of technology and administration. After completing the programme, our graduates are awarded the degree of Doctor of Science in Technology and typically move into leadership roles in industry, research and teaching positions in universities or universities of applied sciences, or research and management positions in research institutions. Extensive career opportunities are also available for our graduates in industry and public administration. 

Admissions info on 9 March at 15-17

The Doctoral Programme in Business and Technology Management arranges an Admissions Info for the applicants who are going to apply for a postgraduate study right. The info session will be held on Mon 9 March 2020 at 15.00-17 o’clock at Hervanta campus (Festia building, room FC117, address: Korkeakoulunkatu 8, 33720 Tampere). Topics of the info session: the purposes and objectives of doctoral studies, planning the funding, time management, studies and research and the procedures of applying. Time will also be set aside for the applicants’ questions. Welcome!