The programme of the Poznań Doctoral School of Institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences
(DISCIPLINE: MEDICAL SCIENCES)

Topics  ECTS amount Number of hours Type of class Pass
YEAR I
Genetics of human development

(mandatory)

3 90

(1ECTS 30 hrs)

Lecture Written exam
Systems biology

(optional)

2 60

(1ECTS 30 hrs)

Lecture Oral exam
Seminar: discussing current scientific literature or research projects including participation in the Institute’s seminars 3 75

(1ECTS 25 hrs)

Seminar Pass
Modern language 1 25

(1ECTS 25 hrs)

Conversation Pass
TOTAL ECTS 9 300+lab
YEAR II
Epigenetics

(mandatory)

3 90

(1ECTS 30 hrs)

Lecture Written exam
Bioinformatics and statistics

(optional)

2 60

(1ECTS 30 hrs)

Lecture Oral exam
Seminar: discussing current scientific literature or research projects including participation in the Institute’s seminars 3 75

(1ECTS 25 hrs)

Seminar Pass
Modern language 1 25

(1ECTS 25 hrs)

 

Conversation Pass
TOTAL 9 300+lab
YEAR III
Molecular basis of tumorigenesis 3 90

(1ECTS 30 hrs)

 

Lecture

Written exam
Seminar: discussing current scientific literature or research projects including participation in the Institute’s seminars 3 75

(1ECTS 25 hrs)

Lecture Oral exam
Philosophy with elements of ethics and legal issues related to genetic tests 2 60

(1ECTS 30 hrs)

Seminar Oral exam
Modern language 1 25

(1ECTS 30 hrs)

Final oral exam
TOTAL ECTS 9 300+ lab
YEAR IV
Variability of the genome in the context of human diseases

(mandatory)

3 90

(1ECTS 30 hrs)

Lecture Written exam
Modern methods in molecular human genetics

(optional)

2 60

(1ECTS 30 hrs)

Lecture Oral exam
Seminar: discussing current scientific literature or research projects including participation in the Institute’s seminars 3 75

(1ECTS 25 hrs)

Seminar Pass
Modern language 1 25

(1ECTS 25 hrs)

Conversation Pass
TOTAL ECTS 9 300+lab

36 ECTS (provisions provide 30-45 ECTS)

According to art. 165 para. 2b PSW, 1 ECTS credit corresponds to the learning outcomes, which require from the student an average of 25-30 hours of work, while the number of student’s work hours includes classes organized by the university, in accordance with the study plan, and his individual work.