180 or 240 ECTS - Doctorate
The programme provides knowledge, skills and training in independent practices for work in scientific research and other practical work, both here and abroad.
About the study
A PhD degree in Medical Sciences is a 180 ECTS credit, three year, theoretical and practical research-based programme of studies.
Doctoral students are required to finish or have finished three courses and participate in the annual Conference for doctoral students.
The objectives of the programme
- to provide training and insight into the research methods of health sciences
- for students to gain detailed knowledge in the field of their doctoral research project
A research-based MS degree or a comparable qualification with a good grade/assessment. Students who have demonstrated strong academic ability and have experience of research work, with a positive reference from a supervisor, may be enrolled in an integrated Candidate and doctoral studies following completion of the third year of study towards a Candidate degree in medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, i.e. on completion of 180-240 ECTS credits study for a BS degree in medicine.