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FacultySciences
SchoolChemistry
Qualification AwardedMetaptychiako Diploma Eidikefsis (Postgraduate Diploma of Specialisation)(Master Degree)
Programme of StudyPPS of School of Chemistry (2014-2015)
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Academic Year2017 - 2018
StatusActive
Websitehttp://www.chem.auth.gr/
Contact emailinfo@chem.auth.gr
ECTS / WorkloadOne ECTS unit corresponds to 25 hours of workload.
Metaptychiako Diploma Eidikefsis (Postgraduate Diploma of Specialisation)(Master Degree)
Postgraduate
Bachelor Degree in Chemistry or in a subject related to one of the programme specialisations.
The Postgraduate Programme of the Chemistry Department offers high quality postgraduate education in eleven specialisations, which cover a wide range of basic and applied fields of contemporary Chemistry: Inorganic Chemistry and Chemistry of Inorganic Materials, Quantum and Computational Chemistry, Biochemistry, Organic Synthesis-Natural Products and Applications, Chemical Analysis-Bioanalysis, Environmental Chemistry and Pollution Control, Chemistry of Materials, Chemical and Environmental Technology, Science and Technology of Polymers and Nanocomposite Materials, Food Chemistry, Technology and Quality Control, Chemical Education and Information and Communication Technologies. Educational objective of the programme is the theoretical and practical training of students in their specialization and the introduction in scientific research. During the first two semesters students attend courses credited with 60 ECTS totally. In the third semester students prepare their MasterThesis on a research project, which is credited with 30 ECTS. Totally the completion of 90 ECTS and attendance of three semesters are required.
The aim of the programme is to prepare skilled scientific staff for both research and service in fields critical for the economic development. Areas where the expertise of the graduates is required are Chemical Industry, Food Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Public Administration, Education, Public Organizations and Agencies, State Chemical Laboratories, Hospitals, Analytical Laboratories etc.
In addition to the basic knowledge on their specialization, the graduates obtain the ability to criticism and self-criticism, as well as the ability to seek, analyze and synthesize data and information, to work independently or in groups, to generate new ideas, to promote free productive and inductive thinking.
Νot applicable.
The qualification is a terminal award and allows access to doctoral studies.
A scale of 1 to 10 applies to the marks of each subject in the Hellenic Higher Education.
Άριστα (Arista) Excellent: 8.50-10.00
Λίαν Καλώς (Lian Kalos) Very Good : 6.50- 8.49
Καλώς (Kalos) Good : 6.00-6.49
Ανεπιτυχώς (Anepitychos) Fail: 0.00-5.99
Minimum passing grade : 6
3 SEMESTERS, 90 ECTS
A full academic year is equivalent to 60 ECTS units and each semester to 30 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) (1ECTS=25-30 student work load hours). Compliance with the ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) regulations started in 2007, when the Greek Legislation was harmonized with the relevant European one (Ministerial Decision no Φ5/89656/β3, art. 1-3, Hellenic Government Gazette no 1466/2007/B). Each course is credited with a number of ECTS (>=2) according to the studentworkload (contact hours, laboratory work, examination etc) and accumulation of credits (ECTS) is accomplished after successful completion of the course.
Full-time
Achilleas Papoutsis