What follows is a free translation from the original text in Swedish which is the formal document.

Goals

Knowledge and understanding

For the Degree of Licentiate the third-cycle student shall

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the research field, including u-to-date specialised knowledge in a limited area of this field, demonstrate familiarity with research methodology in general and the methods of the specific field of research in particular.

Competence and skills

For the Degree of Licentiate the third-cycle student shall

  • demonstrate the ability to identify and formulate issues with scholarly precision critically, autonomously and creatively, and within a limied field plan and use appropriate methods to undertake research and other qualified tasks within predetermined time frames and to review and evaluate such work
  • demonstrate the ability in both national and international contexts to present and discuss research and research findings clearly in speech and writing and in dialogue with the academic community and society in general, and
  • demonstrate the abililty needed to participate autonomously in research and development work and to autonomously participate in other qualified professional activities.

Judgement and approach

For the Degree of Licentiate the third-cycle student shall

  • demonstrate the ability to make assessments of research ethics,
  • demonstrate insight into the possibilities and limitations of research, its role in society and the responsibility of the individual for how it is used, and
  • demonstrate the ability to identify the need for further knowledge and the ability to assume the responsability for development of personal skills.