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Qualification: Doctorate in Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering.Department of Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering . Polythechnical School. University of Western Macedonia

Doctorate in Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering.Department of Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering . Polythechnical School. University of Western Macedonia

Qualification Information

Following the successful completion of their doctoral studies, the doctors will:
- have understood systematically, fully, and in depth one or additional advanced and complicated fields of a modern and developing cognitive subject of Informatics and/or communications;
- have contributed significantly either to the generation of new knowledge, or to the innovative application/interpretation of pre-existing knowledge over the relevant cognitive field;
- have published their research findings in international scientific journals and/or have presented them in international scientific conferences;
- be able to organise, develop, adjust and apply research methodologies, with the purpose of conducting original research;
- be able to produce new knowledge and contribute to the improved understanding thereof;
- be able of using specialised software and/or specialised equipment to conduct research;
- be able of effectively disseminating new knowledge to their colleagues and to the scientific community;
- have demonstrated sufficient capacity in presenting technical knowledge and information, both through the written and the oral speech;
- be able of presenting, explaining, and assessing new proposals, methodologies, and conclusions;
- have the ability of organizing and effectively conducting both personal and group research;
- have the ability of understanding and evaluating different approaches for the resolution of critical problems and the creation of new knowledge, based on internationally accepted standards;
- have of operating autonomously, with critical thinking, creativity, adaptability, and responsibility, being specialists in the relevant subject;
- have the ability of undertaking full responsibility for their personal work;
- be characterized by independence and the undertaking of initiatives at an academic and/or professional level.

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Higher education




Minimum 3 years

The purpose of conducting a doctoral dissertation in the Department of Information and Telecommunication Engineers is the conduct of original and autonomous scientific quality research, which advances the science of Informatics and/or Telecommunications.

Specifically, the programme of doctoral studies aims to the following:
- delve into the knowledge corresponding to a specific cognitive field;
- cultivate the necessary skills related to the research procedure;
- encourage the conduct of original research;
- train students in advanced analysis methods and in the use of sophisticated tools;
- reinforce the competence of students in working independently and publishing their research results;
- cultivate specific competences, such as: formulation of problems, composition and integration of information, investigation, collaboration, effective communication, etc.

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University of Western Macedonia

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Πάρκο Αγίου Δημητρίου
ΤΚ 50100, Κοζάνη
τηλ.: 2461056290
fax: 2461056271
email: info@uowm.gr, bbounatsou@uowm.gr

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The title is not necessary to exercise a profession, but is a formal qualification for specific positions (e.g. member of faculty in a higher educational institute).

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Access requirements: 

Access to this type is possible only for those who have obtained at least a level 7 qualification (unless it is provided for otherwise).
Holders of such type qualifications have access to programs of study of the same level.

Ways to acquire: 

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.