Academic Information

Academic Information

 

The program offers graduation in three areas: Postgraduate in Ophthalmology, Postgraduate in Otorhinolaryngology and Postgraduate in Head and Neck Surgery.

In these three areas, the target audience of the program are top level professionals on the health area, such as, technologists in ophthalmology, psychologists, biologists, nurses, among others involved and interested in the area.

The courses are  offered in the forms of Doctorate and Academic Master Degree and Post Doctorate.

The admission to the program happens through a selective process regulated by specific public notice elaborated by the CCP and published periodically at the Diario Oficial do Estado de São Paulo and on the Program site on the Internet. The public notices of the selective process will specify the number of vacancies, the list of documents required for the enrollment, the steps of the selective process, the schedule of the selective process, the items of evaluation, the grades, the themes and the bibliography and weight of each one of the evaluation items. At the moment of the enrollment, the candidates to the Postgraduate course must compromise on finishing the dissertation and the thesis, and the corresponding credits, producing scientific material available to publishing and/or patent registration, thus ensuring their professional development.

 

 

  • Academic Masters

 

For enrollment on the selective process of the Master´s course, candidates should present the required documents listed on the public notice available on the site of the Program on the Internet and published by the Diário Oficial do Estado de São Paulo.

  1. To apply for the selective process, candidates should prove proficiency on the English language, according to the provisions of the regulation.
  2. The candidates will be evaluated, as an eliminatory factor, through analysis of the Research Project with preliminary results (with argumentation) and analysis of the Curriculum Vitae ( with argumentation).
  3. According to the advisor´s availability, shall  be accepted in the program candidates who received final grade equal or superior to 07 (seven).

 

Program Deadlines

In the Master´s, the deadline for submission of the dissertation is 30 (thirty) months.

The students could require an extension of the deadline for a period not over 04 (four) months.

Minimal credits

The Master´s student should integrate at least a minimum of credit unities, in the following way:

– 96 (ninety-six) credit unities, being that 20 (twenty) in disciplines and 76 (seventy- six) in the dissertation.

Special Credits – check information below

 

  • Academic Doctorate

 

To enroll on the Doctorate´s selective process, candidates should present the required documents listed on the public notice available on the site of the Program on the Internet and published by the Diário Oficial do Estado de São Paulo.

  1. To apply for the selective process, candidates should prove proficiency in the English language, according to the provisions of the regulation.
  2. The candidates will be evaluated, as an eliminatory factor, through analysis of the Research Project with preliminary results ( with argumentation) and analysis of the Curriculum Vitae ( with argumentation) and the presentation of a scientific article of his authorship, accepted for publication or published on an indexed periodical or related to his Master´s, submitted to publication or published in an indexed periodical.
  3. Should be accepted in the program, according to the advisor´s availability, candidates who got final grade equal or superior to 07 (seven).

 

Program Deadlines

In the Doctorate´s course, students who hold a Master´s Degree, the deadline for submission of the thesis is of 42 (forty-two) months. Students could require an extension of the deadline for a period not over 04 (four) months.

 

Minimal credits

The Doctorate´s student, holding a Master´s Degree by USP or recognized by the institution, should integrate at least a minimum of credit unities, in the following way:

– 172 (one hundred and seventy two) credit unities, being that 20 (twenty) in disciplines and 152 (one hundred and fifty two) in the thesis.

Special Credits – check information below

 

 

  • Doctorate Direct

 

To enroll on the Doctorate´s selective process, candidates should present the required documents listed on the public notice available on the site of the Program on the Internet and published by the Diário Oficial do Estado de São Paulo.

  1. To apply for the selective process, candidates should prove proficiency in the English language, according to the provisions of the regulation.
  2. The candidates will be evaluated, as an eliminatory factor, through analysis of the Research Project with preliminary results (with argumentation) and analysis of the Curriculum Vitae (with argumentation) and the presentation of a scientific article of his authorship, accepted for publication or published on an indexed
  3. Should be accepted in the program, according to the advisor´s availability, candidates who got final grade equal or superior to 07 (seven).

Program Deadlines

In the Doctorate´s course, without previous achievement of the title of Master (Doctorate Direct), the deadline for submission of the thesis is of 48 (forty-eight) months. Students could require an extension of the deadline for a period not over 04 (four) months.

Minimal credits

The Doctorate´s student, without holding previously a Master´s Degree, should integrate at least a minimum of credit unities, in the following way:

– 192 (one hundred and ninety two) credit unities, being that 20 (twenty) in disciplines and 152 (one hundred and fifty two) in the thesis.

 

Special Credits – check information below

 

Special Credits Policy

 

Special Credits

Could be granted, as special credits, mostly 10 (ten) credits for the Master´s and Doctorate´s courses and 20 (twenty) credits for the Doctorate Direct´s course. Such credits are specified below:

  1. In case of a complete work published in a national or international magazine with an acknowledged editorial board, or  with a merit acknowledged book chapter in the area of expertise, being the student the first author and that is related with his/her dissertation project or thesis, may be attributed up to 04 (four) special credits.
  2. In case of deposit of patents may be attributed up to 04 (four) special credits.
  3. In case of the publishing of a chapter in an acknowledged technological manual by national and international official departments, the number of credits is equal to 01 (one)
  4. In case of participation in a Congress, Workshops, Symposiums or other kind of scientific meetings with the presentation of a complete work and that has been published (printed or digital form) in annals (or similar ones) and the student being the first author, the number of credits granted is equal to 1 (one) per event, being attributed at the most 2 (two) credits  for this kind of participation to a student, during the same course.
  5. In case of programmed activities: Monitoring of assistance activities during a semester in a clinic, surgical center or clinical laboratories under the supervision of an advisor (90% attendance), being considered only the attendances after the enrollment in the course, it may be attributed up to 02 (two) special credits.
  6. In case of participation in the Teaching Improvement Program (PAE) the number of special credits is equal to 02 (two).