Postgraduate (Master) Programme "Synthetic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Applications"
Bachelor Degree in Chemistry or in a subject related to one of the programme specialisations.
The Postgraduate (Master) Programme «Synthetic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Applications» of the Chemistry Department offers high quality postgraduate education in three specializations: I) Inorganic Compounds, Materials and Applications, II) Organic Synthesis and Applications and III) Biochemistry.
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 while the maximum attendance is six semesters.
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, Pharmaceutical Industry, Food Industry, Public Administration, Education, Public Organizations and Agencies, State Chemical Laboratories, Hospitals 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.
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
ΛίανΚαλώς (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.