The Aegean College, in collaboration with the state British Canterbury Christ Church University, offers the unique Greek Postgraduate programme in Perinatal Mental Health (MSc in Perinatal Mental Health).

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The Aegean College, in collaboration with the state British Canterbury Christ Church University, offers the unique Greek Postgraduate programme in Perinatal Mental Health (MSc in Perinatal Mental Health).

This particular graduate programme is aimed at midwives, gynaecologists, child doctors, psychologists, psychiatrists and general practitioners, who wish to acquire knowledge in order to support the mental health of women in the perinatal period, with the aim of providing a personalized, holistic and documented care both in physiological as well as pathological conditions.

At the same time, students have the opportunity to develop their communication skills, self-sufficiency capability and interdisciplinary cooperation, deepening the principles and ethics of conducting scientific research, obtain the necessary knowledge to carry out “screening” and to refer properly to the responsible scientists and related services.

Finally, with the guidance of our experienced and highly scientifically qualified academic staff, they will have the opportunity to develop their own research postgraduate thesis on Perinatal Mental Health.

The programme fully meets the constant changes and developments in the field of health care provider in Greece, both in the private and public sector.

Attendance includes modern and innovative teaching methods and evaluation, in accordance with international standards, and provides an opportunity for graduates to compete for upgraded role in the job market.

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  •  It is the only postgraduate programme in Perinatal Health conducted in Greek in collaboration with a renowned British University.
  •  The courses are taught by distinguished scientists and professional midwives and their male counterparts with huge field experience.
  • The course takes advantage of the high experience and know-how acquired by the College in the field of Obstetrics by the undergraduate BSc (Hons) Midwifery (Applied) of the only university programme in Greece which is carried out by the Athens Association of Midwives.(SEMMA)
  • The program is based on the interdisciplinary collaboration of two leading sectors of the College, Obstetrics and Psychology.
  • The College hosts two well-equipped laboratories of Psychology: the Psychometrics/Research Laboratory and the Clinical Simulation Laboratory (In-house Clinic), where experimental measurements, role-playing games and simulation sessions are carried out.
  • Students participate in national and international scientific conferences and gain valuable experiences and opportunities to develop knowledge and skills and to network within their scientific and professional field.

The MSc in Perinatal Mental Health is a two-year term, structured in three stages (180 credits), and includes eight courses.

 

 

 

 

 

  • Anatomy, Endocrinology and Neurobiology
  • Psychology, Mental Health and Well-being
  • Applications of Bioethics in Perinatal Period

  • Communication skills in the scope of Holistic Approach of Motherhood and Perinatal Mental Health
  • Personality Theories
  • Methodology of Research and Statistics and Research Protocol

  • The dynamic of Pathology and Psychopathology in the perinatal period
  • Dissertation

Teaching takes place in the modern and well-equipped facilities of the College, including similar workshops.

Graduates of the master’s programme in Perinatal Mental Health can provide services in a variety of workplaces in the private and the public sector (maternity wards, hospitals, clinics, mental health structures, etc.), as well as work as independent professionals with recognized professional rights.