About the profession
Neurosurgery is a is a highly-specialized branch of the medical field that deals with the surgical treatment of the diseases of the nervous system.
The programme is aimed at the training of highly qualified scientific and academic staff, who can conduct research in the relevant field of Neurosurgery and in related fields of science and higher education. It includes introductory lectures, a large amount of practical classes and seminars in the department, research organizations and healthcare centers of the health care system. Postgraduate students prepare their research work under the guidance of doctors of science, heads of medical organizations. Postgraduate students consistently produce high quality research, published primarily in international, and where appropriate, in local peer-reviewed journals.
Full time postgraduate students are trained for 3 years on a full-funding and contract basis in accordance with the state educational standard.
Part-time postgraduate students are trained for 4 years on a full-funding and contract basis in accordance with the state educational standard. The purpose of the postgraduate educational standard of higher education on the specialization 14.01.18 “Neurosurgery”.
The scientific research internship is organized in close relationship with the research work of a postgraduate student and contributes to the formation of competences necessary for conducting scientific research and to the development of the skills of independent scientific research work.
The teaching internship implies learning the disciplines " Neurosurgery " (knowledge, skills and abilities gained in learning this subject are necessary for the competent development of the content of training sessions); "Teaching methodology" (consolidation of knowledge, skills and abilities of methodological development and analysis of the basic forms of training sessions and extracurricular activities, explaining, testing and control of knowledge, organizing the educational work with students).
The advantages of obtaining a degree on this specialization for career development:
- conduct of the critical analysis and the assessment of modern scientific achievements;
- generation of new ideas for solving specific practical or research tasks in the field of Neurosurgery, design and conduct of integrated research in the field of studying the population health; participation in the work of Russian and international research teams; participation in the work of international and regional healthcare organizations;
- teaching activities in profession-oriented higher education institutions and colleges.