According to Law 3948/2018/B, for the acquisition of the Postgraduate Specialization Degree "Applied Nutrition and Health Promotion", postgraduate students have to complete a set of courses extending over 3 semesters, which corresponds to 90 ECTS (Law 67145/B7, Law 1889/2007/Β7). They have to attend and successfully be examined in 8 subjects (Background-General Knowledge, Scientific Area, Dexterity Development), which are divided as follows: a) In the first semester (30 ECTS) - 4 subjects and b) In the second semester (30 ECTS) - 4 subjects. In the third semester (30 ECTS) they prepare their Postgraduate Thesis, which they defend it publicly and, subsequently, being examined.
The aim of the PGSD is: 1) the in-depth theoretical training of its students in one of the two available specializations, 2) their active and multifaceted participation in the field of Nutrition; and to engage in professional activity on it, with applications in research and clinical practice, and 3) to conduct research and engage in scientific writing.
Apart from the basic scientific knowledge, postgraduate students acquire the following abilities: 1) to apply knowledge to practice, 2) to search, analyze and synthesize data and information using appropriate technology, 3) to work individually, in teams and / or multidisciplinary scientific environment, 4) to adjust to new situations and take decisions, 5) to comprehend information in a foreign language, 6) to produce new ideas and scientific knowledge, 7) to show responsibility, 8) to develop critical ability and 10) to promote free, productive and inductive thought.