All lectures and exams are given in English by faculty of the University of Crete and collaborators from Europe or the United States. The students are allowed to write their Master’s theses in English.

The current curriculum of the program is as follows:

 

Course code

Course title

ECTS

 

1st Semester

 

MBNA-101

Introduction to the Molecular and Genetic Basis of Human Diseases – Introduction to Basic research Methodology

6

MBNA-102

Graduate Lab

2

MBNA-103

Metabolic and Cardiovascular Diseases

8

MBNA-104

Autoimmune/Autoinflamatory/Infectious Diseases

4

MBNA-105

Cancer

2

MBNA-106

Neuropsychiatric Diseases

2

MBNA-107

Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells

2

MBNA-108

Biostatistics, Clinical Methodology and Epidemiology

2

MBNA-109

Presentations of original papers and writing of a research proposal- Research ethics and laboratory safety

2

     
 

2nd Semester

 

MBNA-110

1st Laboratory Rotation

15

MNBA-111

2nd Laboratory Rotation

15

 

3rd Semester

 

MBNA -112

Original research

30

 

4th Semester

 
 

Data analysis and writing of the thesis

30

 

Total:

120

 

 

All the requirements for the Master’s degree can be considered fulfilled when the student:

a. has completed all 4 semesters,

b. passed the exams and performed well in the two laboratory rotations (average grade >7)

c. completed a research project and wrote the Master’s thesis (grade >7)

d. Obtained a minimum of 120 ECTS hours.

The final grade of the Master’s degree is calculated based on the following formula:

Average grade in courses (40%) + average grade in the two rotations (20%) + Master’s thesis (40%)