International Collaborative Advanced Medicine
One lecture is 2 hours long. During their 1st, 2nd and their 3rd year of their PhD course, students are required to attend a total of 15 lectures.
Attending lectures, submitting reports, and presenting at discussions will be counted towards the credits.
Attending lectures, self-studying, and submitting reports will be counted towards the credits.
Based on the lecture, assignments using medical statistics software such as SPSS, Stata programs R, etc and submitting reports will be counted towards the credits.
Attending lectures, self-studying, collaborative activities, and reports will be evaluated towards the credits.
Attending lectures, participating in discussions and group work will be evaluated and counted towards the credits.
Attendance, oral communication and report evaluation will be counted towards the credits.
The evaluation methods may vary based on the special lecture that is chosen
The purpose of the Portfolio is to be aware of the progress made in the students’ projects and their assessments. At the end of each academic year, the Portfolio has to be submitted to either the student’s supervisor or co-supervisor, and the progress of the project would be discussed. The supervisors at Nagoya University and Lund University would evaluate “Portfolio A” and “Portfolio B” respectively and count them towards the credits.
Seminar ・Experimental Research
|Subjects at Nagoya University
||Compulsory courses at Lund University
||Applied Statistics Ⅰ
||Applied Statistics Ⅱ
||One elective course
Completion Requirements for a degree
- The regulations for this Joint PhD program states a diploma requires the completion of a 4 year curriculum.
- Spend 12 or more months at the partner university.
- Acquire at least 44.5 credits or more.
- Complete a “half-time”review.
- The student must pass the final exam of the academic dissertation. In total, 2 research articles from the dissertation (one of them the student should be the first author. Another she/he can be a co-author.) must be published in internationally recognized journals.
2 articles from the dissertation can be not yet published.
The preparation of these 2 unpublished articles can be in progress or they have been submitted to the journal. All 4 articles must be related to one another.
※「Half-time review」： At the end of 2nd year, the progress of the project will be reviewed by both the supervisor and co- supervisor, and 2 members of the external committee.
Award of the Degree
The process of awarding the degree will be conducted jointly only once at the student’s principal university, so the student shall not go through the examination process at the respective university. An examination committee meeting through Skype or another teleconference system will be held, and the Dean and co-supervisor from Lund University will join the meeting.
After the dissertation articles have been accepted, the student is evaluated based on the following criteria; the image of human resources to be fostered in this program, research ethics, scientific logistics, various intellectual factors, international significance.
Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Science
A combined Diploma has a meaning of a single diploma with special inscription “conferred as a single joint degree under a jointly established PhD program between Lund University and Nagoya University“