To obtain their qualification from the Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Study Programme (PROMESIP) "Medical Informatics" of the Schools of Medicine, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Informatics, according to the Law (Hellenic Government Gazette) 2813/16-07-2018, 1290/16-04-2019 and 3566/24-09-2019, graduate students have to successfully complete 4 semesters that correspond to 120 ECTS. The graduate students have to attend and complete successfully the exams of the courses (basic knowledge, targeted scientific knowledge, and skill development) that are distributed as follows: a) 1st semester (30 ECTS), b) 2nd semester (30 ECTS), and c) 3rd semester (30 ECTS). During the 4rth semester (30 ECTS) students have to complete their MasterThesis, which they defend in public.
The program aims to provide high quality graduate education in Medical Informatics, a modern field of medicine, which resulted from the development of IT and new technologies, as well as their application in medicine. The aim is to promote interdisciplinary approaches and specialized graduates in areas of technological applications in Medical research, which will be able to contribute to health care through research, development and service delivery. The educational content of the program is theoretical, laboratory and practical education as well as training of students through knowledge and skills transfer relating both to general research methodology in medical informatics as well as specialisation in applied medical research.
The graduates of PROMESIP program are capable of a) handling programming environments for the development of algorithms, databases and applications, b) applying data management methods and biomedical signal-image processing methods, c) handling bibliography and e-learning educational environments and developing web applications.
Upon completion of their qualification, in addition to the basic knowledge of their discipline and profession they are also able to: 1) apply knowledge in practice, 2) search, process, analyse and synthesize data and information using the necessary technologies, 3) work independently or in groups and/or interdisciplinary contexts, 4) adapt to novel situations and make decisions, 5) understand/communicate in a second foreign language, 6) generate new research ideas and scientific knowledge, 7) demonstrate responsibility, 8) view themselves as well as others critically, and 9) promote free, inductive and deductive thinking.