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Programme code: 3143

Regulations: RD 99/2011

Knowledge branch: Health sciences

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Organised by:Department of Stomatology

Management Centre:Postgraduate School

Participant Universities:Universitat de València Estudi General

Programme coordinator:Dr. Mr. José Vicente Bagán Sebastián

1st year available places:30 places

Aims: The doctoral studies shall, at minimum, guarantee the acquisition by the doctoral students of the basic competencies which are in the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education, specifically: systematic understanding of a field of study of legal sciences, and mastery of its skills and methods of research; ability to conceive, design or create, implement and adapt a substantial process of research and creation; ability to make a critical and assessment analysis, and synthesis of new and complex ideas, as well as communication with the academic and scientific community and society in general about their fields of knowledge; and ability to promote, within academic and professional contexts, scientific, technological, social, artistic or cultural advance in a knowledge-based society. The main aim is the development and defence of a doctoral thesis in Dentistry, in which process the doctoral student must provide an extensive professional training in various fields, especially those that require creativity and innovation. It shall provide skills to cope with contexts with little specific information, find the key questions that must be answered to solve a complex problem, design, create, develop and launch new and innovative projects in their field of knowledge, etc. The specific aim of the doctoral programme in Dentistry is the doctoral student of this programme is competent in the development of research techniques of the field of Stomatology and Dentistry, as well as in the evaluation and interpreting the obtained results throughout them.

Description: The verification application of the doctoral programme in Dentristry is jutified by the need of continuity with our current Official Doctoral Programme in Dentistry of Universitat de València and with the prior doctoral programme Physiopathology of the Stomatognathic System that devoleped in our Department of Stomatology during many years, both in its doctoral courses and in the research phase with the preparation of numerous doctoral thesis. The adaptation of these studies to the Royal Decree 1393/2007 motivated the application and after its approval, the implementation of a training period constituted by the Master’s Degree in Dental Sciences, of research orientaiton, as well as the presentation to verify this proposal of doctoral programme in Dentistry.

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