The course is online through the Moodle platform of the University of Córdoba (UCO), which organizes it in collaboration with the International Society of Spectroscopy NIR (ICNIRS, http://www.icnirs.org/).
The course is taught in English and has a teaching load of 6 ECTS and includes theoretical classes, practical exercises, interactive self-learning tools, virtual visits to laboratories, etc.
Students who complete the course will have the following competencies:
- Knowledge about the theoretical and practical aspects of NIRS technology.
- Ability to carry out quantitative and qualitative multivariate analyzes of different types of NIRS spectral data.
- Ability to identify training needs that enable the student to acquire the required qualification from a NIRS professional.
- Ability to identify those NIRS applications ready to be implemented at the laboratory or industry level, and those that need additional research and development in order to be implemented in the near future.
Upon completion of the course, all students will receive a certificate of professional achievement issued by the ICNIRS and the UCO. Participants who also wish to obtain recognition of ECTS credits must complete an online exam at the end of the course.
The registration period for the course will open on October 15, 2019. The maximum number of participants is 20 and will be selected taking into account the date of final communication of their interest. The cost of the course is 600 euros + bank charges.
Those interested in participation should write an email to Prof. Ana Garrido Varo (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Prof. Dolores Pérez Marín (email@example.com), academic coordinators of the course, and Dr. Cecilia Riccioli (z62riric @ uco.es).
More information about the teaching staff, the methodology used, the program and how to formalize enrollment, etc., can be obtained at the following links: