Course-Duration

or MBBS takes six years and follows a proposed program ECT

What is the course duration for MBBS in Odessa National Medical University?

The Medical course of MD (Doctor of Medicine) or MBBS takes six years and follows a proposed program ECTS. From the first to the fifth year students doing MBBS in Ukraine study according to unified schedules and programs with the specialization in the sixth year.

What is ECTS for MBBS in Odessa National Medical University?

The European Union Course Credit Transfer System (ECTS) was developed by the Commission of the European Union in order to provide common procedures to guarantee academic recognition of studies abroad.

The ECTS system which is being currently tested as a pilot project is based on the principle of mutual trust and confidence between the participating higher education institutions.

ECTS credits are a value allocated to course units to describe the student workload required to complete them.

The study plan for doing MBBS in Odessa National Medical University is arranged to have 6 years of study or 360 credits ECTS. One study year lasts 40 weeks and includes 60 credits (1 week – 1.5 credit ECTS), 1 credit ECTS is 30 academic hours. The study year has 1800 academic hours. The total amount of study hours includes the time for providing lectures, practical work, seminars, tutorials, consultations, practices, self-reliant and individual work and controlling steps.

What is the course description for MBBS in Odessa National Medical University?

In the undergraduate program, during six years of study of MBBS in  Odessa National Medical University, the students learn different subjects from fundamental subjects disciplines to special medical subjects and hence progresses towards developing new avenues in healthcare excellence. The schedule of study process in  Odessa National Medical University from 1st till 6th year consists of two study semesters. The practical training is included in 360 credits and is conducted during the study year.

Duration: 40 weeks.

Subjects: Foreign Language, Latin language and Medical terminology, Ukrainian language, Study of the history of Ukraine, political science, Ukrainian culture, history of medicine, Fundamentals of psychology and pedagogy, biophysics, medical chemistry, Human Anatomy, Medical biology, embryology etc.

Total ECTS credits: 59.5

An average number of academic hours per week: 299 classroom hours and 187 individual work hours.

Total practical class hours: 868

a)Duration: 40 weeks

  1. b) Subjects: Foreign Language, Human anatomy, cytology, embryology, physiology, General surgery, microbiology etc.
  2. c) Total ECTS credits: 60
  3. d) An average number of academic hours per week: 299 classroom hours and 180 individual student work hours.
  4. e) Practical hours: 939
  5. f) Patient Care – on the 2nd year (2 weeks in 4th semester in hospitals)

Duration: 40 weeks

Subjects: microbiology, virology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, hygiene and ecology, propaedeutic of internal medicine and paediatrics, radiology, etc.

Total ECTS credits: 60

An average number of academic hours per week: 283 classroom hours and 162 classroom hours.

 

Practical hours: 884

Nursing – on the 3rd year (2 weeks in 6th semester in hospitals)

Duration: 40 weeks

Subjects: Internal medicine, paediatric, tuberculosis, surgery, biostatics, urology, medical psychology, narcology etc

Total ECTS credits: 63.1

An average number of academic hours per week: 329 classroom hours and 141 individual student work hours.

Practical hours: 1010

Clinical practice credits: 6

Duration: 40 weeks

Subjects: Internal medicine, Epidemiology, Oncology, paediatrics, surgery, traumatology, medical genetics, orthopaedics, gynaecology, neurosurgery, dissection course, etc.

Total credit ECTS: 60

Average number of academic hours per week: 300 classroom hours and 143 individual student work hours

Practical hours: 982

Clinical practice credits: 6

NOTE :

In this schedule, it is expected the additional time for completing the study of separate modules (their re-passing, increase of the rating, etc.) – 2 weeks after completing the spring semester on 1-5 years. In between this time after the 3rd year is planned the passing of an integral exam.

 

The successful students doing MBBS in University will complete study of five years, then on graduation work for another year under probation in order to gain general registration.

Duration: 35 weeks

Subjects: Internal medicine, pediatrics, Oncology, General medicine, surgery, gynecology, Hygiene, and ecology, etc.

Total credit hours: 60

An average number of academic hours per week: 283 classroom hours and 167 individual student work hours.

In the 12th semester in the 6th year in addition to students study, the preparation for state attestation and its conducting are foreseen.