PhD in Environmental and Biomedical Microbiology (TMAB)

Universidad de las Islas Baleares - UIB

Program Description

PhD in Environmental and Biomedical Microbiology (TMAB)

Universidad de las Islas Baleares - UIB

biomedicine

General objectives

Doctoral studies aim to provide advanced education to students in research techniques, and. They include the development and presentation of a corresponding doctorate thesis that consists of original work in research.

Doctoral studies aim to provide students with advanced training in research techniques. Usual activities in these studies could incorporate courses, seminars, or other activities directed at education in research. This also involves the preparation and presentation of a doctoral thesis, which needs to be an original work of research. Specific objectives of the Doctoral Programmes of the Balearic Islands University are: to train researchers and form research teams to successfully address current societal challenges making use of new sciences, techniques and methodologies; to promote the training of the teaching faculty, and to perfect professional, scientific, technical and artistic development of postgraduates.

Lines of research

  • Taxonomy and environmental microbiology
  • Bacterial physiology
  • Biology of infections

New student profile and admission criteria

The recommended entry profile is that of graduates or graduates who are in any of the situations referred to in Article 6 and the second additional provision of Royal Decree 99/2011 of January 28 which have skills and knowledge in one of the main research lines involved in the PhD program.

To access in a UIB doctorate you must have completed a total of 300 credits ECTS (60 of which must be on an official university master's degree course).

Also can access to the doctorate, without holding an official university masters's degree, the candidates that have obtained the Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA), regulated by the Royal Decree 778/1998, of 30 April, or the Sufficiency Researcher, regulated by the Royal Decree 185/1985, or that hold a title of a bachelor's degree of 300 credits ECTS according to the European regulation. Besides this, each Doctoral Programme, may establish specific admission requirements.

Specialized and interdisciplinary training activities

Cross-Training activities planned for the first semester:

  • Communication skills in English: Written and Oral expression (Module I).
  • Bibliographic search techniques

Cross-Training activities planned for the second semester:

  • Communication skills in English: Written and Oral expression (Module II).
  • Ethics and integrity in scientific research.
  • Models of technology transfer

Annual activities:

  • Research seminars
  • To give research seminars
  • Preparation and presentation of a scientific communication
  • Attendance at courses (seminars, tutorials, summer schools, ...) of interest (as determined by the academic committee).
This school offers programs in:
  • Spanish


Last updated September 8, 2017
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Spain - Palma de Mallorca
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