Master's Degree

The Postgraduate Program in Rheumatology at Escola Paulista de Medicina awards master’s and doctoral degrees to students technically and scientifically qualified to exercise professional activities in teaching and research in Rheumatology and related areas.

The Program’s main goal is to achieve excellence in teaching activities, scientific and technological research, as well as promote continuous updating and development in Rheumatology.

Requirements for the Master's Degree

I. Total 40 (forty) Credit Units resulting from their attendance of courses, scientific meetings and didactic activities, all approved by the Program's CEPG. The credit unit corresponds to 15 (fifteen) hours of programmed or supervised activities;
II. Attend compulsory courses and activities, meeting the requirements for approval;
III. Comply with other specific obligations to the Program, as established in its Regulations;
IV. Certificate of proficiency in English;
V. Present the master’s dissertation within the standards established by the Program and demonstrate ability to systematize the knowledge and use of methods and techniques of scientific and technological research;
VI. Provide the Unifesp supervisor with all original data resulting from the research work, as well as the biological samples related to the work;
VII. Proof of submission or acceptance of journal publication indexed in MEDLINE, of paper related to the presented dissertation with the student as first author, will be required.
VIII. Approved the Dissertation by the Judging Committee.
IX. Place the dissertation or equivalent work at the Pro-Rectorate for Graduate Studies and Research, accompanied by the minutes of the trial session, signed by the Judging Committee, and documentation in compliance with all the specific requirements of the Program, signed by the Supervisor and the Program’s coordinator.

Note: The enrollment lockout period, if it occurs, will be computed within the deadlines established in compliance with the general regulations of the Postgraduate and Research Council (CPGPq) of UNIFESP.


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