In this section you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions about MIMT. For further information, contact us (see Contact page).

The postgraduate course is aimed at young graduates in any discipline and professionals in the healthcare sector, interested in working in the medical devices sector, in particular in the regulatory and healthcare management world. Holders of a university degree (Master’s degrees and specialist degrees) can participate in the postgraduate course without restrictions on the faculty of origin, without age or citizenship limitations, in consideration of the multidisciplinarity of the Master’s degree. Holders of a degree awarded by an Italian university based on the system prior to the university reform of the Ministerial Decree 509/99 (equivalent to the aforementioned degrees, as per the ministerial table can also access the Level II Master’s degree.

Consult the Admission section in order to apply for admission. Follow the procedure described in the notice HERE.

The admission test will be held on February 1st 2024 at 09.00 at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences. The test consists of an interview in which the candidate will be asked about the CV, experiences and reason for interest in medical devices.

The mode of use is hybrid. Teaching activities will take place in Rome at the locations made available by the proposing Faculties/Departments and by Confindustria Dispositivi Medici (in accordance with the Framework Agreement signed on July 14th 2022). The participants will be provided with information concerning this issue in due time. Lectures can be followed online.

They are both postgraduate courses of advanced training aimed to develop specific professional skills. Specialization courses have a more limited duration and do not provide the student with any qualification. Upon completion of the course participants only receive a certificate of attendance. Master’s degree courses are organized in a more complex way, they have a longer duration and they confer the title of University Master’s degree. Moreover, they allow the acquisition of a maximum number of 60 Credits (CFU, 1 CFU corresponds to 1 ECTS).

CFUs are University Educational Credits and they represent a measurement of the amount of study time (including individual study) required in order to achieve an educational objective. Conventionally, 1 CFU corresponds to 25 hours of work (1 ECTS).

Advanced Training Courses (CAF) are courses accessible to those who have at least a first level degree. Participants do not achieve a qualification, these courses issue a certificate of attendance though. They may provide for the attribution of credits, possibly valid in a degree course of first or second level (up to a maximum of 12 ECTS), provided that they are consistent with the characteristics of the courses themselves.

It is possible to attend some or all of the proposed Advanced Training Courses within the Advanced Module of the postgraduate course. The mandatory minimum number of ECTS (1 ECTS corresponds to 1 CFU) to complete the Advanced Module is 20. The topics covered within the Advanced Training Courses concern multiple multidisciplinary aspects to better understand the medical devices sector. The choice of the Advanced Training Courses is entirely at the discretion of the student. Furthermore, participants have the opportunity to follow all the 9 Advanced Training Courses proposed (which would mean achieving 61 ECTS). The Advanced Training Courses are organized so as not to determine any overlap with each other and only the practical part takes place in person (where planned).

The postgraduate course will have a total duration of 12 months.

Based on the attendance requirement, which is equal to 75% of the total number of hours of the Level II Master’s degree, it is possible to abstain from lessons for 25% of the total hours scheduled.

The attendance requirement of the postgraduate course corresponds to 75% of the total number of lessons.

Yes, there will be a Final Evaluation which is necessary in order to achieve the title of “Clinical Research Expert on Medical Devices” and it consists in the elaboration and discussion of a technical-experimental thesis on the integrated management of Medical Devices. The final paper will be presented by the candidate in front of the Board of Examiners.