About the profession
Forensic medicine, as a practical scientific specialty, assumes the objectivity, comprehensiveness and completeness of research conducted with the use of modern achievements of science and technology, which is enshrined in law as the principles of the activity of the forensic medical service of the Russian Federation. In connection with the above, forensic medicine, being a fundamental discipline, uses the results of scientific research in solving important and urgent applied problems.
Specialists with higher medical education, who wish to fulfill their intellectual potential in the field of fundamental science, choose postgraduate studies on the specialization "Forensic medicine". PhD graduates acquire a full set of universal, general professional and professional competences that allow them to independently conduct research and teaching activities within the framework of this specialty.
In the process of training, postgraduate students study a full range of educational disciplines, undertake educational and on-the-job internships. Postgraduates, who successfully mastered the programme, present a scientific report on the main results of scientific work and pass the state examination as part of the state final certification, which allows them to receive a qualification "Researcher. Research Instructor».
Foreign Language, History and Philosophy of Science, Higher Education Pedagogy, Methodology of Scientific Research, Forensic Medicine, Forensic Medical Histology, Morphometric Research Methods, The Study of Traces on Trauma Instruments.
During the training, postgraduate students undertake scientific-research and teaching internships and conduct scientific research as part of the thesis work under the supervision of the professors of the department.
Having successfully mastered the educational programme, you will be able to conduct scientific research, teach major-specific and applied disciplines in Russian and foreign universities, will acquire professional competences in the creation, translation, abstracting, editing, examination of scientific publications of various types. The status of the expert will enable to hold key positions in educational, state and commercial organizations; continue to develop research activities. In scientific research activities, in the field of fundamental medicine the following tasks of professional activity are solved: fundamental research in the field of medicine, development and improvement of mathematical, histological, morphometric methods of scientific analysis (in accordance with the specialization), applied research based on fundamental methods of analysis.
In the field of teaching activities on educational programmes of higher education: the development of training courses in the areas of professional activity, including based on results of the conducted theoretical and empirical research, including the preparation of methodological materials, teaching aids and textbooks; teaching disciplines upon higher education programmes in accordance with the specialization and performing teaching and guiding work on the areas of professional activity; conducting research in an educational organization, including the supervision of students’ research work.