COURSE: BACHELORS IN MEDICINE AND BACHELORS IN...

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3 Years Full Time
Six years of full-time study. The integrated outcomes-based problem-oriented programme consists of theoretical blocks, special activities (SAs) and clinical rotations. During the final 18 months, referred to as the Student Intern Complex (SIC), all the programme activities take place in the clinical settings.

Type: undergraduate degree

Duration: 6 years full time

Compulsory Subjects


First year subjects:


  • Chemistry

  • Science and world views

  • People and their environment

  • Molecular and cell biology

  • Medical terminology

  • General physics

  • Academic literacy

  • Computer literacy

  • Molecule of organism

  • Orientation

  • Introduction to clinical pharmacotherapy


Second year subjects:


  • People and their environment

  • Homeostasis

  • Anatomy

  • Generic procedural skills

  • Pathological conditions and infectious disease

  • Basic emergency care


Third year subjects:


  • Heart and blood vessels

  • Lungs and chest

  • Abdomen and mamma

  • Haematological malignancies

  • Pregnancies and neonatology


Fourth year subjects:


  • Disorder of childhood

  • Genito-Urinary tract conditions

  • Head and neck

  • Nervous system

  • Musculoskeletal conditions

  • Endocrinology

  • Aging

  • Skin


Fifth year subjects:


  • Psychiatry and social dysfunction

  • Health and healthcare

  • Traumatology

  • Pharmacotherapy

  • Anaesthesiology

  • General surgery

  • Vascular surgery

  • Plastic surgery

  • Paediatric surgery

  • Cardiothoracic surgery

  • Neurosurgery

  • Urology

  • Family medicine


Sixth year subjects:


  • Internal medicine

  • Dermatology

  • Haematology

  • Cardiology

  • Psychiatry

  • Neurology

  • Obstetrics and gynaecology

  • Paediatrics

  • Community based education

  • Community obstetrics

  • Image forming medicine

  • Evidence-based medicine

  • Bioethics


Careers: Surgeon, paediatrician, neurologist, oncologist, urologist, gynaecologist, doctor.

Source: www.up.ac.za



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