INSTITUTION: DEMOCRITUS UNIVERSITY OF THRACE
SCHOOL: FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE
Taught in English language
DURATION (semesters): 3
ECTS (total): 90
Scholarship is NOT offered
NUMBER OF STUDENTS ACCEPTED: 100
STUDENTS SELECTED BY: Application Evaluation - Interview
OBSERVATION OPTIONS: From distance
Health and Medicine
DESCRIPTION - ACCEPTED STUDENTS CATEGORIES: The postgraduate studies for this MSc program lead to the acquisition of a Master’s Degree. The program curriculum requires the attendance of taught courses for three full-time academic semesters and the completion of a master’s dissertation.
Students should be trained in the subjects of food microbiome, intestinal microbiome, nutritional and foodborne diseases, and their interrelations with Public Health. Τhorough knowledge should be given to graduate students of the impact of food and eating habits on health. The aim of the program is to train and specialize young scientists, who will be able to implement and shape Health and Nutrition policies, to develop programs at all levels, to work in Food, Nutrition, and Health international organisms, to assess risk stratification to implement preventive measures and means and to deal with potential pathogens.
The program should offer specific knowledge and training of those who undertake duties in the field of Health Sciences, as well as to contribute to the further training of specialized and specialized Physicians of multiple specialties and in particular gastroenterologists and endocrinologists, as well as other scientists such as Pharmacists, Molecular Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Food Science, Food Technology, Nutrition, Dietetics or other similar subjects.
KEYWORDS: MICROBIOME, NUTRITION, FOOD, DISEASE