PTYCHIO (Α Degree awarded by a Greek public University or by an accredited foreign Institution at equivalent status). The Degree has to be awarded to a discipline equivalent to Informatics.
The Postgraduate Studies Programme "Artificial Intelligence" of the School of Informatics, A.U.Th. aims at offering high level post graduate studies, producing specialized executives and advance the research in cutting-edge aspects of Informatics and Artificial Intelligence.
Students are required to attend and successfully complete 8 core courses and the postgraduate diploma thesis within a time period which is consistent with the article 5 of the Internal Regulations document.
Upon completion in addition to the basic knowledge of their discipline and profession graduates are also able to: 1) apply knowledge in practice, 2) communicate in a second foreign language 3) search, process, analyze and synthesize data and information, use also the necessary technologies, 4) adapt to novel situations and make decisions, 5) work independently or in groups in international and/or interdisciplinary contexts, 6) generate new research ideas and design and manage projects, 7) respect diversity, multiculturalism and the natural environment, 8) demonstrate social, professional and moral responsibility and sensitivity to gender issues, 9) reflect on themselves and on others critically, 10) promote free, inductive and deductive thinking.
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) Failure: 0-5.99
The minimum passing grade for the courses or the graduate diploma thesis is six (6) (Internal Regulations Document of the Postgraduate Studies Programme of the School of Informatics <https://ai.csd.auth.gr/files/internal-regulation-gr.pdf>).
3 SEMESTERS, 90 ECTS
Workload during a full academic year is equivalent to 60 European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) units and workload during each semester is equivalent to 30 ECTS units (1 ECTS unit =25-30 student workload hours). Compliance with the ECTS 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.