QU Health, the Health Cluster of Qatar University (QU), recently organised an Open Day for Graduate Studies through the graduate office.
It saw the participation of all QU Health colleges: the College of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy, College of Dental Medicine and College of Nursing.
The event was organised to promote QU Health academic programmes and the opportunities each programme offers. It also aimed to raise awareness of the requirements for applying for graduate studies, introduce the various study plans and the educational and academic opportunities available to students.
The Open Day also provided the opportunity for students to communicate with ambassadors and representatives of each academic programme.
The importance of the Graduate Studies Open Day is to provide all the necessary information and a detailed explanation for students who plan to complete their graduate studies and move forward in their scientific and practical career at QU, within the graduate studies, diploma, masters’ or PhD programme.
The Open Day event for graduate studies in QU Health included the presentation of 10 postgraduate programmes in QU Health, including two postgraduate certificate programmes in health professions education and biomedical sciences, in addition to a Doctor of Pharmacy programme, and six Master’s programmes, namely: Master of Science Programme - Biomedical, Master of Public Health, Master of Human Nutrition, Master of Genetic Counselling, Master of Pharmacy, Master of Education in Health Professions, in addition to a PhD programme in Health Sciences.
This event targets students intending to apply for admission to graduate programmes during Spring and Fall 2023, and introduce them to the steps to be followed to successfully complete the process. Each programme's admission requirements and expectations were discussed.
Head of Graduate and Research at the College of Health Sciences, Dr Mashael al-Shafei, stressed the importance of the Open Day, saying: “The aim of the event is to introduce students who wish to enroll in the various programmes available in the sector and its affiliated colleges, the terms of admission, how to apply for these programmes and future job opportunities. We encourage students and workers in the health sector to apply and join the QU Health family.”
The application window will open on January 8, 2023, and close on February 16.