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FacultyHealth Sciences
Qualification AwardedMsc in "Medical Research Methodology"
Programme of StudyPPS Medical Research Methodology
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Academic Year2017 - 2018
ECTS / WorkloadOne ECTS unit corresponds to 25 hours of workload.
Msc in "Medical Research Methodology"
The Program of Postgraduate Studies "Medical Research Methodology" accepts graduates of all Faculties of Medicine of the Greek Universities and Universities of abroad as well as graduates of Universities or Technological Institutions of related subject areas (Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Biology, and Engineering).
According to Law 1567/20-10-2004, alteration Law 1807/10-9-2007, for the acquisition of the Master of Science (MSc) "Medical Research Methodology", postgraduate students have to complete a set of courses extending over 2 semesters, which corresponds to 75 ECTS (Law 67145/B7, Law 1889/2007/Β7). Τhey have to attend and successfully be examined to six modules (three compulsory: Clinical Research Methodology, Basic Sciences Methodology, Introduction to Statistics; and three electives: selection from How to write a paper or a grant proposal, Introduction to Bioethics, Advanced Statistics, Systematic Review & Meta-analysis, Computational Medical Research, Data Mining). In the 2nd semester (30 ECTS) they design and accomplish their Postgraduate Thesis, which they defend publicly and, subsequently, being examined. The program aims to the specialization of a spectrum of scientists in Medical Research Methodology.
Graduates of the MSc "Medical Research Methodology" will be able to work in positions of public and private sectors, which require specialized knowledge in the subject of Medical Research Methodology.
The qualification is a terminal award and allows access to doctoral studies.
Grading scheme, grade distribution guidance (in original language) :A scale of 1 to 10 applies to the marks of each subject in the Hellenic Higher Education. The grading scheme for the qualification of the Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Study Program follows the following distribution : (Ministerial Decision no Φ.1231/Β1/425 art.60, Hellenic Government Gazette no 1099/2000/B):
Άριστα (Arista) Excellent: 8.50-10.00
Λίαν Καλώς (Lian Kalos)
Very Good : 6.50- 8.49
Καλώς (Kalos)
Good : 6.00-6.49
Minimum passing grade : 6 (AUTH Rule of Procedure Α.Π.Θ., no 127/2-2-11)
2 Semesters, 75 ECTS. Approval of Postagraduate Courses (General Assembly of Special Composition 12/30-04-2015)
The students need to collect 30 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) from the Compulsory Courses, 15 ECTS from the Elective Courses and 30 ECTS from the Preparation of the MSc Thesis (for a total of 75 ECTS). Each unit ECTS represents, on average, 25 hours of theoretical or practical training or guided learning training, in accordance with similar Postagraduate Courses of European Universities.
Full-time or part-time studies.
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