The Master's Degree in Health Care and Research (MAIS) Is a title of the Faculty of Health Sciences. Duration of 60 ECTS / year. Branch of knowledge of Health Sciences. Oriented towards training in basic and clinical research.
Why study the degree
This Master is designed for students who want to orient their professional interests to biomedical research and that come from the qualifications of Health Sciences, such as Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, Dentistry ..., or related degrees to Biomedical research, such as Biology, Pharmacy ... This master's degree is supported by the Biomedical Research Institute of A Coruña (INIBIC) and the University Hospital Complex A Coruña (CHUAC).
What is learned
General Structure of the Curriculum:
Initial part: Research in Health Sciences, 15 ECTS. It takes place during the first four months.
Three specialties, of 45 ECTS:
Functional Re-education, Personal Autonomy and Quality of Life : Face-to-face specialization for training and research in interdisciplinary care strategies for the promotion of personal autonomy and improvement of the quality of life of people with disabilities. 25 Places
Fundamentals of Biomedical Research : Specialized in face to face advanced training in research techniques in Cell Biology, Cell Cultivation, Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, etc. 10 Places
Clinical Research : Distance specialty for training and research in the clinical field.
Structure of the Study
Health Sciences Research
Preparation of a Research Project I: Search for Information
Preparation of a Research Project II: Development
Ethical and Legal Aspects in Health Sciences Research
Health Research Management
Computer Support Resources for Research
Statistics Applied to Health Sciences
Evidence-Based Health Sciences
Health Economics and Sociosanitary Management
Psychosocial Skills of Communication in Health Sciences
Physical Activity and Research in Anthropometry
Bases of Neuroscience and Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine
Endocrinology and Basic-Clinical Nutrition
Thermal and Balneotherapy
Functional Reeducation. Personal Autonomy and Quality of Life
Comprehensive Care for Persons with Spinal Cord Injury
Comprehensive Care for People with Brain Injury
Early Childhood Attention and Disability
Psychiatric Clinic. Research and Management in Mental Health
Research in Human Occupation
Intervention in the Unit
Information and Communications Technology. Technical Aids and Accessibility
Sociology of Health. Disability and Dependency
Motricity and Disability: Research in Rehabilitation
Master's Thesis: Functional Re-education. Personal Autonomy and Quality of Life
Fundamentals of Biomedical Research
Cell Culture Techniques
Protein Manipulation and Analysis Techniques
Techniques of Manipulation and Analysis of Nucleic Acids
Application of Research Techniques in Health Sciences
Stay in a Research Group
Master's Dissertation: Fundamentals of Biomedical Research
Health Research at Hospital and University
Clinical Research I
Clinical Research II
Clinical Research III
Research in Health Sciences I
Research in Health Sciences II
Master's Thesis: Clinical Research
Professional and academic outputs
Professional environment in which it is located
The research groups of the UDC involved in this program, as well as the research groups of the CHUAC and the INIBIC, have considerable scientific output and have a significant number of R & D & I projects. One fact that comes to demonstrate the interest and support of the administration in the evolution of these groups is the project of creation of the Center of Technological Research in Health and Quality of Life (Project ASISTA), in the future Technological Park of the UDC.
Professional and academic outputs
Depending on the specialty, the master's degree qualifies for activity in the following fields: basic and clinical research, development of clinical trials, clinical laboratories, pharmaceutical and biotechnological industry, health and human welfare. The master's degree gives access to the Doctoral Program in Health Sciences, which offers a wide range of groups and lines of research.
Common access requirements
Titles of Health Sciences and others related according to the criteria of the Academic Commission.