The value of PhDs has shifted but is still disputed – in Sweden

By Jan Petter Myklebust – in University Word News.

A researcher’s examination of the changes in Swedish doctoral education over the past 70 years found dramatic improvements when it switched to four-year PhDs and allowed published articles to replace a single thesis, but the value of the doctorate is still a bone of contention with employers.

Check:

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170410230128288

Povl Tiedemann
April 2017

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