Master's Degree (M.Sc) in "Neurological diseases-Modern Practice Based on Evidence". Department of Nursing. Faculty of Health and Caring Professions. Technological Educational Institute of Athens.


The holder of the Postgraduate Diploma shall be capable of the following: 1. Understand and resolve the problems of the neurological patients and their families. As a result, they shall be able to work in Neurological and Neuro-surgical Units, including rehabilitation centres for the disabled. 2. Plan and apply nursing care to neurological patients and exercise independent work to neurological patients and their families in the community (consulting, homecare). 3. Design and participate in a research that is focused on advanced neurological care. 4. Be employed in general in positions requiring a high level of knowledge and skills related to neurological care.

Further Information

The purpose of the Postgraduate Programme is to provide specialised knowledge to healthcare professionals and the creation of employees who shall be able to deal with research and teaching in the field of Health, with the purpose of providing a clinical practice based on indications to neurological patients. This Postgraduate Programme is useful for professional health officers who are experienced with neurological healthcare and wish to forward their clinical practice, develop their professional career, and increase their knowledge on research and documented sanitary care. Specifically, the programme of studies referring to teaching, laboratory, and research employment, in order to acquire the Postgraduate Diploma offers the following courses:
Epidemiology in nursing and health sciences, Methodology of Research in the field of Health, Biostatistics, Diseases of the Nervous System, Neurological assessment, Epidemiology for Advanced Nursing, Quality Research in Nursing and Health Sciences, Applied Statistics for Nurses and Health Professionals, Clinical Nursing Care of Patients with Neurological Conditions, Laboratory exercises in clinical neurological nursing, Documented decision making in Health Sciences, Primary Healthcare for Persons with Neurological Conditions - Homecare, Social Restoration of Chronically ill Patients, Supplementary deceases and stress management, Laboratory exercises in homecare and family care

Relation To Employment

Holders of qualifications that belong to this type may work either as self-employed or in positions of responsibility in companies and organizations in the private or in the public sector.


Access to this type of qualification have those who hold a Bachelor Degree (level 6). The selection of graduate students is mainly based on the following criteria: the overall grade of the Bachelor Degree, the grades in undergraduate courses that are relevant with the subjects of the Master’s program, the performance in thesis, where is foreseen at the undergraduate level and any research activity of the candidate. The detailed application of the above mentioned criteria, the definition of additional criteria or the conducting of examinations and interviews, the results of which are taken into account in the selection, are determined by decision of the relevant Department.
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.