Course Information
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAlexios Benos
Course ID200000002

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2014-2015)

Registered students: 22
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses322

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2013-2014)

Registered students: 5
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses322

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2011-2012)

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses322

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
1. ΕΡΓΑΣΤΗΡΙΟ ΥΓΙΕΙΝΗΣAlexios Benos, Anna-Bettina Haidich, Emmanouil Smyrnakis
Type of the Course
  • Background
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Learning Objectives: To be able to read and understand published works and assess the usefulness and possible application of their results. To know basic research concepts and acquire the necessary skills for the collection, analysis and interpretation of data. To be competent to select quantitative and qualitative analysis methods, To know to choose the necessary methods data analysis and gain familiarity with data analysis with help software biostatistics namely SPSS. To recognize the importance of ethical relevance of research to the real health needs of the population and to be familiar with the ethical principles, relevant legislation and the framework of the research activity.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to research methodology - Introduction to evidence-based medicine (evidence based medicine) - Formulating a research question - Variables - relationships - cases - Critical analysis of scientific articles - studies Species: quantitative / qualitative - Quantitative research - indicators - measures - research design - Documentation Criteria and acceptance of an explanatory hypothesis - Sampling - stratification - Design research tools - Biostatistics - Clinical Epidemiology - Qualitative research - Validity, reliability and ethics research - Search literature sources. Evaluation of medical journals - Research at the Medical School, AUTH
research methodology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment
Written assigments
Student Assessment
- Pre-Course Assessment- Progress Test- Final Exams: Small work in each course for better understanding. Final assignment on a selected topic.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Α. «Εισαγωγή στην Κοινωνική Έρευνα», Earl Babbie, 2011, Επιμέλεια στην Ελληνική γλώσσα Κώστας Ζαφειρόπουλος, Εκδόσεις «Κριτική Α.Ε.», κωδ. στον Εύδοξο: 12508145) Β. «Μεθοδολογία της έρευνας & της ανάλυσης δεδομένων για τις επιστήμες της υγείας»,2011, Δ.Παναγιωτάκος, Εκδόσεις «Μαρία Τσακουρίδου & Σια Ο.Ε.» κωδ. στον Εύδοξο: 12492373.
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