Doctoral Programme in Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Degree: Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Licentiate of Philosophy (PhL)
Duration: 4 years
Extent: 240 ECTS
When to apply: on a continuous base
The doctoral programme in biomedicine and biotechnology is a uniquely multidisciplinary programme which focuses on
- molecular biology
- cell biology
- tissue technology
- medical technology
- biosensor technology and
- systems biology.
The programme offers high-level education in the above-mentioned areas and the graduates are competitive researchers and experts in Finland and abroad.
Studies aiming for a doctoral degree will be completed in the BioMediTech's research centers and groups.
Programme-specific requirements and assessment criteria
Registration requires commitment by the student to the policies of the programme. Compared to the "traditional" PhD-training the doctoral programme in biomedicine and biotechnology emphasizes the importance of regular follow up of progress, an active role of the Thesis Committee, and a curriculum for the theoretical studies required for PhD degree. The faculty also encourages collaboration between other Finnish and international research groups and promotes professional attitude towards research.
All registered students must also follow the general regulations for all graduate students at UTA.
Admission to the programme
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