MSc in Medical Research Methodology
Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Stand-alone Elective Courses
The MSc in “Medical Research Methodology”, one of the most popular MSc
programs of the Medical School at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, is
offering for the first time the option to attend any of its elective courses as stand-alone
modules. Applications will be assessed on a first-come-first-served basis.
Elective courses offered as stand-alone modules during the academic year 2020 –
2021 include (course info at: https://mrm.med.auth.gr/courses/):
E1 – Advanced Statistics
E2 – Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
E3 – Computational Medical Research
E4 – Data Mining
E5 – Advanced Techniques in Medical Research
E6 – Qualitative Research
E7 – Clinical Trials
All courses are delivered online through an advanced Learning Management System
and their curriculum spans across six (6) weeks, with the first week allocated to
course-specific introductory and preparatory activities. The following four (4) weeks
develop self-contained course units (one for each week, released week by week),
followed by one (1) week of personal study and regular Q&A sessions. Finally,
course participants are requested to submit a final assignment or take a final
To apply for any of the courses you should:
be a University graduate
have professional work experience in the health service or a health-related field
have a good working knowledge of e-mail, internet and Microsoft Office ®
applications (for communications with course members, course team and
show evidence of the ability to commit time to study, complete course work and
Applicants for Advanced Statistics, Systematic review and meta-analysis, Data
Mining and Clinical Trials are also required to meet the following additional entry
competence in basic statistics: concepts of p-values, confidence intervals,
a high level of computer literacy. Programming experience is not required but
readiness to use the R language is essential.
Courses dates: April or June 2021, exact dates to be announced in due time.
Submission deadline: 1 st April 2021 (modules E1 and E5) and 1 st June 2021 (modules
E2, Ε3, E4, E6, and E7)
Course duration: Six (6) weeks.
Certificate of attendance: The attendees will be awarded a certificate of attendance,
following the successful completion of each elective course.
Fees: 600 euros (€) per course or 1,500 euros (€) for three (3) courses.
For more information, please, contact the MSc secretariat, Dr. Alexandra Karagianni,
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the MEs website: https://mrm.med.auth.gr/contact-