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Ph.D. On Campus

Health Science, Technology and Management

Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies Pisa

36 months
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About

The Health Science, Technology and Management course from Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies Pisa, beyond a multidisciplinary teaching programme, includes the opportunities of national and international internships thanks to the collaboration with professionals, academics and experts in Italy and abroad, the development of an experimental Research Project.

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Overview

The Health Science, Technology and Management course from Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies Pisa concerns the theme of health and equity which is probably the most important challenge of humanity in the coming decades, in the intertwining with social, clinical, economic, technological, legal, political issues, managerial and environmental ones that testify to the rapid change in the needs of the world population, in the sign of the principles dictated by the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion and in compliance with the criteria of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations 2030 Agenda. 

The topic is that of the organization of the functioning of health systems (HS), characterized by complexity, interdisciplinarity and dynamism, requiring technological innovation and management skills to guarantee sustainability and adequate levels of care for citizens in every country and for every age.

The TeAM PhD is a true crossroad at Sant’Anna, being participated by all Institutes (Biorobotics, DIRPOLIS, Life Sciences, Management, Economics, Mechanical Intelligence, TECIP) testifying the global effort of the Institution.

The challenges to be faced are numerous and among these the ability of the HS to continuously to be resilient in emergency health situations, as it is the case for the Covid-19 pandemic.

Job Opportunities

This course aims to provide an interdisciplinary background to the PhD student. Indeed, in addition to his/her academic background, this PhD introduces the student to other disciplines from both experimental and social sciences: medicine, engineering, economics, management, law. While the traditional PhDs focus on a single discipline, this PhD leads people to work in an interdisciplinary environment. 

This aspect is distinctive for conducting research on the edge as well as for offering a competitive advantage to candidates aiming to reach high level job positions in real life settings.

Programme Structure

This course aims to train researchers and professionals with an interdisciplinary background including:
  • Medical reasoning;
  • Health care management;
  • Ethics, Technology and Care Relationship;
  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) enabling e-Health and Telemedicine;
  • Civil Liability and Risk Management in Healthcare Systems;
  • Population health data to inform decision making;
  • Human Perception; from Ordinary to Mixed and Virtual Reality;
  • Criminal issue;
  • Surgical Robotics;
  • Principles of behavioral science in healthcare management;

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Master Degree (M.Sc. or M.A.) or equivalent title
  • Undergraduate students may also apply if they will graduate within 31st October
  • Selection consists in the assessment of the qualifications submitted and an interview.

Qualifications consist of:

  • CV and academic transcript of exams and career records,
  • abstract of the M.Sc./M.A.Thesis
  • a research project where the candidate is asked to briefly outline a research proposal for their PhD studies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.

All PhD positions are fully funded with scholarships.

Living costs for Pisa

750 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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