Educational Plan for Academic PhD Candidates

                    Specialty: _Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering___   

                    Specialty code:_083121__               

I. Objectives

a. Possess sound professional ethics, strict, diligent, pragmatic and innovative scientific attitude, and possess the ability to undertake independent scientific research;

b. Have a solid theory foundation and systematic and in-depth professional knowledge;

c. Make innovative achievements in the specialty field or expertise.

II. Main Research Fields:

  1. Advanced regenerative medical materials                       2. Cell and gene related active materials

  3. Smart Biomaterials                                                                 4. Molecule and nanoscale biomedical materials

  5. Tissue/organ engineering and bio-fabrication             6. New methods of evaluation of biomaterials

 

III. Educational Duration 

The normative time for full-time PhD students is 3-5 years. The duration for MD-PhD students is 4-6 years.

 

IV. Credits Requirement

     Credits for common PhD students with Master degree  29. Credits for MD-PHD and direct PHD students  53.

Category

MD-PhD and direct PhD students

Common PhD students

Total credits

 53

 29

Courses credits

≥ 34 credits, (including credits for  advanced international courses ≥4)

Compulsory public courses ≥ 9 credits:

  • Study on theory and practice of Chinese characteristics: 2 credits
  • Chinese Marxism: 2 credits
  • Dialectics of Nature (science/engineering/medical science)/Marxism and social scientific methodology (liberal arts): 1 credit
  • Foreign language for postgraduate students: 2 credits
  • English thesis writing: 2 credits

Optional public courses ≥ 1 credit

≥10 credits

(including credits for  advanced international courses ≥2)

Compulsory public courses ≥ 4 credits:

  • Chinese Marxism: 2 credits
  • English thesis writing: 2 credits

 

 

Discipline basic courses and professional courses ≥ 24 credits:

  • 1st-level discipline basic courses: 8 credits (compulsory)
  • 2nd-level discipline basic courses: 4 credits (restricted optional)
  • Professional courses for postgraduate students: 4 credits (optional)
  • Cross 1st-level disciple courses: 4 credits (optional)
  • Professional course for PhD students: 4 credits (optional)
  • Cross 1st-level disciple courses: 2 credits (optional)
  • Professional course for PhD students: 4 credits (optional)