The field of Medical Mycology is a branch of the medical sciences whose PhD graduates learn more about physiology, pathogenesis, histopathology, immunology and biology of the fungi and diseases caused by them; it helps in the diagnosis, treatment and preventing these diseases.
The graduates help in propagating theoretical and practical aspects of the field, advance the frontiers of knowledge by preparing research literature as well as innovations and promote public health by providing laboratory diagnostic and consultative services at the highest level.
Expected General and Specific Competencies at the End of the Program
Specific Competencies and Skills
The Graduate of this course will be able to take educational responsibilities, conduct research and provide expert and consulting services related to the field of mycology.
In education, contributing to teaching mycology to students of various fields according to the universities needs.
In research designing, implementing and evaluating basic and applied research in various contexts of the related fields.
In providing expert services for the laboratory diagnosis of mycoses using standard and ingenious methods.
In providing consulting services, cooperating and rendering consultations on controlling hospital infections
- Keeping the physical and psychological setting healthy, including the workplace sanitation
- Using specialized equipment
- Working in professional environments
- Handling animals skillfully
- Interpreting test results
General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.
Specific Requiremetns: Holding a master's degree (MSc) in one of the fields of medical mycology, bacteriology, parasitology, pathobiology, microbiology or general doctorate in one of the fields of Medicine, Pharmacy or professional doctorate in the Laboratory Sciences received in Iran or abroad.
The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved related Degree program and should be proficient in English or Persian.
Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.
However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.
Education Fees and Yearly Expenses
For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.
Courses and number of credits:
Prerequisite courses: 5 credits
Special Courses: 25 credits
Thesis: 20 credits
Total: 50 credits
In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Medical Mycology , Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:
Contact Person: : Dr. Mehdi Mohebali
Tel.: (+98 21) 88951400
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org;email@example.com
Address: Department of Medical Mycology, School of Public Health (SPH), Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Engheleb Square, Tehran, Iran
To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:
Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 168
Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran
In case you are ready to apply, please refer to TUMS Online Application Form below.
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