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Research Year

A research year is a unique opportunity for students at the Faculty of Medicine to become fully engaged in health research.

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Research Year

A research year is a unique opportunity for students at the Faculty of Medicine to become fully engaged in health research.

Research year students undertakes a full-time research project under the supervision of experts at Aalborg University Hospital and/or Aalborg University.

CONTENT:

  • Carry out an independent research project under highly qualified supervision
  • Possibility to participate in course activity at an advanced level (e.g. PhD courses, 5 ECTS credits)Participate in conferences and seminar activities in the research area.
  • Conclude the research project with an article or report and defend it

BENEFITS:

  • You will be part of an active research unit
  • You generate new knowledge
  • You learn to look critically at scientific literature
  • You begin building a scientific network that can advance your career
  • Credit for the research year and the PhD courses can be transferred equaling up to 6 months of a future PhD program (e.g. 2.5 years versus the usual 3 years). The research year cannot merit activities on bachelor or master level.

REQUIREMENTS

 

The research year is open to all master students at the Faculty of Medicine - although not required it is recommended that you apply for a leave of absence.

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