Course Objectives

The main purpose of the MSc is to train graduate scientists of various expertise in the fields of production, distribution, clinical evaluation and clinical implementation of CGTs, study both the biological substrate of CGTs and the regulatory framework for their production and their application. The key aims are:

  • The promotion of knowledge and the scientific development of research in the field of CGTs.
  • The high-level training of health and bio related scientists with medical direction in CGT products in the fields of clinical research, translation research and their application for treatment of incurable diseases
  • The high level interdisciplinary training of young scientists to empower their skills towards employability as executives in private or public sectors in the areas of Biotechnology and Health.
  • The preparation of graduates for PhD studies


The MSc includes 8 theoretical and 5 practical core courses all conducted in English. In order to receive the Postgraduate Degree, students are required to attend all the courses, seminars, simulation exercises and successfully pass final assignments/exams. The total number of credits (E.C.T.S.) are 60, equally distributed between the first and the second semester. Theoretical courses will take place every Wednesday and Thursday 17:00-21:00 Labs courses will take place on Saturdays 10:00-18:00.

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Every academic year (cycle of students) has two semesters. The MSc consists of two academic semesters. The semesters’ programme of previews cycles can be found below:

Third Cycle Programme Academic Year 2023-2024


The syllabus is formulated per semester as follows:

Teaching Methods

  • Lectures
  • Online Lectures
  • Labs
  • Workshops
  • Seminars
  • On-line reading materials

For more information see the Study Guide.

Assessment Methods

  • Exams
  • Practical coursework projects,including group projects

For more information see the Study Guide.

Key information


3rd Cycle of Students

September 20th 2023

Start date

(academic year 2023/2024)

October 11, 2023

Duration of the course

2 semesters, 60 ECTS credits




Worker friendly (evening/ WE classes)

Mostly Synchronous Online Courses

Labs on the Weekend

Asychronous Online Courses could be used


Athens or Patras, web-based courses


4.000 € (exemptions and scholarships available)

This course is a bi-institutional programme of postgraduate studies of the School of Medicine of Patras and the Dept. of Biomedical Sciences of the University of West Attica.

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