Specialization in Mathematics Education
The study in mathematics education encompass studies of learning and teaching mathematics, further studies of mathematical topics included problem solving, use of technology and history of mathematics. The PhD programme is qualifying researchers in Mathematics Education. It includes an organised training element and writing a research thesis.
PhD programme is 180 ECTS credits - 3 years - Kristiansand
Our aim is to contribute to the overall research and knowledge within the teaching and learning of mathematics, at all levels of schooling and education.
Applicants must have obtained a higher degree in the dicipline of their application, that is mathematics, mathematics education or a closely related dicipline. More information to potential applicants from outside Norway
Study plan and Courses
Study plan can be found in the ECTS catalogue.
The University of Agder offers PhD courses for research in mathematics education. See the attached list: List of planned courses
Regulations for the study programme
The following official documents, regulations and provisions will give more details on how the programme is organized and run.
Research community and experiences
The community in Mathematics Education at the University of Agder has been consolidated to achieve the aim above. Competence directory
The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research assigned the programme to UiA in July 2002. By December 2012 12 candidates have completed PhD. List of graduates
In the periode 2004 – 2011 UiA was the host of the Nordic Graduate School in Mathematics Education (NoGSME).
You are welcome to contact us, visit us, or apply for the programme.
Contact person: Anne Berit Fuglestad, +47 38 14 15 38 firstname.lastname@example.org or The International Office at the University of Agder.