Those Spanish or overseas graduates with engineering/undergraduate training in the Biomedical, Industrial, Computer, Telecommunications, Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Pharmacy, Biology, or Biotechnology fields will be able to access the programme. For the completion of doctoral theses in the line of research in Occupational Risk Prevention, graduates with training in Civil Engineering, Agronomy, Construction and Architects may also be admitted. Likewise, engineers or graduates of any other branch may be admitted provided that the ACDP considers that their training is adequate to carry out the Doctoral Thesis within the research lines of the Doctoral Programme. For postgraduate candidates, they must have a master’s degree or have completed at least 60 postgraduate training credits (master's degree) in engineering/other master’s degrees described above.
PhDs with extensive training in the area of health technologies and specialised in some of the areas indicated in the objectives section. These professionals master the use of different processing, analysis, modelling and instrumentation techniques applied to health, and have acquired competences for obtaining and analysing results and disseminating them through the writing and presentation of different works and reports. They are professionals prepared to work in the health technological industry who are aware of the latest advances in this field at national and international level.
The main objective of the doctoral programme in Technologies for Health and Well-being is the higher training of PhDs in the scientific-technological areas upon which the preventive, curative and support aspects of health and well-being are based. Specifically, four major areas of action are considered:
It is a complex and very interdisciplinary field that serves as a bridge between the fields of health and technology. Therefore, it covers several areas of knowledge in the fields of health, experimental areas, technical and social areas.
General info on the course.
PhDs with extensive training in the area of health technologies and specialised in some of the areas indicated in the objectives section. These professionals master the use of different processing, analysis, modelling and instrumentation techniques applied to health, and have acquired competences for obtaining and analysing results and disseminating them through the writing and presentation of different works and reports.
Application procedures and requirements.
The pre-enrolment is the process by which a candidate applies for the admission to a doctoral programme.
The requirements that the applicant must meet to be admitted are regulated by the Spanish Royal Decree 99/2011. Please note that the information shown here is just a summary. If you have any doubts, please contact the Doctorate School.
Specific information for candidates outside the EHEA.
The pre-enrolment process is completely online. If you do not have a UPV user you will have to request one as a first step of the application. At the end of the pre-enrolment process you must upload a PDF copy of the required documentation. The originals (or certified / legalized copies) will be required later, after the official enrolment is done.
The Academic Commission of the requested doctoral program will study the application and in case of needing additional information, will contact the candidate. According to the Doctoral School’s Services Charter the deadline for resolving applications (duly submitted) is 45 days.
The enrolment is annual (by academic year) and, as in any other degree, must be renewed obligatorily during all the doctoral study period.
Access requirements for new students
Bachelor degree + masters degree, with a total of 300 ECTS (minimum) and of which at least 60 ECTS must be master level.
Degree of five years (or more) of previous plans (engineer, licensee, architect, ...) with an equivalence to master degrees.
Degrees from outside the EHEA with an equivalence to master degrees (must provide a certificate issued by the university of origin stating that the degree gives access to doctoral studies in the home country).
A PDF copy of the following documentation will be asked to complete a pre-enrolment in a doctoral programme:
Copy of this documentation will be uploaded to the UPV server through the same pre-enrolment application (as a last step of the pre enrolment process). The format must be 1 PDF file per document.
The university valid recognitions.
In duly justified cases (for example, that the student has job responsibilities, or is an elite athlete, etc.), the programme will admit part-time students.
The body in charge of carrying out the admission process to the programme shall be the Academic Committee of the Doctoral Programme in Technologies for Health and Well-Being , chaired by the Programme Coordinator and consisting of, in a balanced manner, doctors belonging to the different research structures of the Polytechnic University of Valencia in which the research lines covered by the programme are developed.
Among many others, since the casuistry that can occur is too large to be covered it in its entirety, some examples of qualifications assigned to the degrees of the applicants are listed below:
The AC of the programme shall be responsible for assessing the students’ admission by applying a rating index (RI) on a scale of 0 to 100 points.
Those students who achieve a minimum of 70 points shall have access the Doctoral Programme.
Details of the accademic intitute
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