Aging and chronic diseases management (Joint Degree with the University of Thessaly)

Description and objectives

 

Type of Postgraduate Programme

Master of Science, M.Sc.

 

ECTS of M.Sc.

The total sum of ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) required for the completion of this M.Sc. is 120 ECTS.

 

Duration of Study

The minimum time required for the completion of the M.Sc. is two (2) years.

Note: From the academic year 2018-2019 and onwards the maximum time required for the completion of the M.Sc. is six (6) academic years.

 

Language of the M.Sc.

The official language of the M.Sc. is Greek. This means that the language in which all materials content and written assignments is Greek.

 

Classification according to ISCED-2011 of Unesco:

Based on the level of Education: 7  

 

Classification according to ISCED-2013 of Unesco:

Based on the field of Education: 0921- Care of elderly and of disabled adults

 

Course Structure (Until the academic year 2017-2018)

 

1st Semester:
GXN50 Physiology (C¹, 7 ECTS)
GXN51 Pathophysiology of Aging – Geriatrics   (C, 7 ECTS)
GXN52 Psychology – Consulting  (C, 7 ECTS)
GXN53 Social Gerontology   (C, 7 ECTS)
2nd Semester: 30 ECTS
GXN54 Respiratory and cardiovascular diseases (C, 7 ECTS)
GXN55 Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders (C, 7 ECTS)
GXN56 Diabetes and relative complications (C, 7 ECTS)
GXN57 Chronic Pain Management – Life ending Support  (C, 7 ECTS)
3rd Semester: 30 ECTS
GXN60 Human rights (C, 7 ECTS)
GXN61 Insurance organizations  – Support Structures  (C, 7 ECTS)
GXN62 Patients’ Associations (C, 7 ECTS)
GXN63 Health Economics  (C, 7 ECTS)
4th Semester: 30 ECTS
GXN64 Internship (C, 16 ECTS)
GXN65 Master Thesis (C, 20 ECTS)

 

Notes:

C¹: Compulsory

  

Course Structure (From the academic year 2018-2019)

1st Semester:
GXN10 Physiology (C¹, 10 ECTS)
GXN11 Pathophysiology of Aging – Geriatrics (E², 10 ECTS)
GXN12 Psychology – Consulting (E, 10 ECTS)
GXN13 Social Gerontology (E, 10 ECTS)

2nd Semester: 30 ECTS
GXN20 Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders (C, 10 ECTS)
GXN21 Respiratory and cardiovascular diseases (E, 10 ECTS)
GXN22 Diabetes mellitus, Chronic Kidney Disease, Thalassemia, Sickle Cell Disease (E, 10 ECTS)
GXN23 Chronic Pain Management – Life ending Support (E, 10 ECTS)

3rd Semester: 30 ECTS
GXN30 Health Economics (C, 10 ECTS)
GXN31 Human Rights and patients’ Associations (E, 10 ECTS)
GXN32 Insurance organizations – Support Structures (E, 10 ECTS)
GXN33 Financial Management of Health Care units (E, 10 ECTS)

4th Semester: 30 ECTS
GXNDE Master Thesis (C, 30 ECTS)

Notes:
C¹: Compulsory
E²: Elective

Module Evaluation

Module Evaluation:

a1. Submission of two (2) Short Written Assignments (SWA) during the semester. Each of them contributes to the final grade with a weight equal to 10%.

a2. Submission of one (1) Written Assignment (WA) during the semester, which contributes to the final grade with a weight equal to 20%. 

a3. Participation in the final examination will be allowed, when the sum of the grades of the aforementioned assignments (see a1 and a2) is equal to, or greater than 50% of the assigned grading scale, i.e. at least 20 points out of 100, based on the weights mentioned in points a1 and a2.

a4. The grade of the written assignments (SWA & WA) is secured when a grade equal to or above the passing grade (≥5) in the final or resit exam is achieved only.

The final grade of a Module is calculated as follows:

Code

Module

Written Assignment 

[Short]

(B1)

Written Assignment 

[Short]

(B2)

Written Assignment

[Semester]

(B3)

Average Grade 

 (Β1+Β2+Β3))

Final Exam

(Β4)

ΧΧ 10% 10% 20% 40% (≥5) 60% (≥5)

Final Grade = (Β1×0,1) + (Β2×0,1) + (Β3×0,2) + (Β4×0,6)

Contact

Student Records:

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General Information:

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