Tampere University Student's Handbook
Doctoral Programme in Medicine and Life Sciences (DPMLS)
The Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology invests in high-quality research. The aim is to produce excellent, innovative, internationally known and impressive research data and new innovations that can be used in health care and society more broadly. The Faculty focuses on multidisciplinary research training in medicine, translational medicine, clinical medicine, molecular biology, biomedicine, biotechnology, bioinformatics, cell biology and systems biology. The Programme offers high-quality doctoral education and produces competitive research specialists and experts. The Programme offers the following degree options: Doctor of Medical Science (MD), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc). An intermediate degree of Licentiate of Philosophy (PhL) or Licentiate of Health Sciences is also an option. Graduates from the Programme have smoothly transitioned to working life. The training also includes study modules on general professional skills, such as written and oral communication skills, and project management, problem solving and teamwork skills.
NOTICE! As of 1 August 2020, MET hosts one doctoral programme, the Doctoral Programme in Medicine, Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering. The old programmes, the Doctoral Programme in Medicine and Life Sciences and the Doctoral Programme in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering will continue to coexist until 31 July 2024, but new students will not be admitted in them. The postgraduate students currently in the above-mentioned programmes may complete their studies according to the curricula of the programmes if they complete their degrees by 31 July 2024. When they wish, students admitted to the Doctoral Programme in Medicine and Life Sciences and the Doctoral Programme in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering may transfer their study right to the Doctoral Programme in Medicine, Biosciences and Biomedical Technology.
Meeting dates (deadline):
Professor in charge Mika Kähönen
Education Manager Henna Mattila
Education Coordinator Pia Salkolahti
met.doc.tau [at] tuni.fi
(other email addresses forename.surname [at] tuni.fi)
Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology
PB 100, 33014 Tampere University
Arvo Ylpön katu 34