V.N KARAZIN University
Degree Award M.D. Physician (Undergraduate program)
Duration 6 Years
Language of Instruction English
Semester Start 01/09/2017
Last date to apply 01/09/2017
Study Fee 4300$ per Year
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V.N. Karazin Kharkov National University is one of the oldest universities of Eastern Ukraine, it was opened on 29 January 1804. It was the oldest university of Ukraine and is the second oldest after the Polish University of Lviv in modern Ukraine within its present borders.
Today the University has 20 Schools and 125 Departments which provide training for specialists in 61 majors. The University also comprises 3 Research Institutes (of Astronomy, Biology and Chemistry), Central Scientific Library with over 3.5 million books in its stocks, Botanical Garden, University History Museum, Museum of Natural History, Museum of Archeology and Ethnography.
The University employs for teaching and research 308 Doctors of Sciences and Doctors of Letters, full professors and about 800 PhDs, associate professors including 15 academicians and corresponding members of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Sectoral Academies.
The University is distinguished by its 24 internationally-recognized scientific schools and it has the biggest potential and base for training high skilled personnel in the Left-Bank Ukraine. The University has over 20 Expert and Senior Expert Examining Boards where 10-15 Doctorate and about 60 PhD theses are defended annually. Every year University scientists publish over 60 textbooks and 300 manuals, about 60 monographs and over 80 issues of the University Bulletin and other journals, about 2500 scientific articles and abstracts, including over 400 articles in leading international scientific journals. Annually the University holds more than 150 international and national conferences on research and teaching methods.
The students learn different subjects from fundamental disciplines to special medical subjects during six years.
Foreigners study in small groups with six to ten other international students. Lectures take place daily and are attended by all students of the groups. Training in the university is constantly controlled by testing the students’ knowledge in each class. At the end of each topic a final control is provided by passing tests and examinations in subjects studied during this term. From the beginning of the second year until the last academic year students attend practical classes to gain experience.
The Program has the European credit point accumulation system ECTS
What is ECTS?
ECTS guarantees academic recognition of studies abroad.
ECTS enables further studies abroad. A student may prefer not to go back to the home institution after the study period abroad, but rather to stay at the host institution — possibly to gain a degree — or to move to a third institution. The institutions themselves decide whether or not this is acceptable and what conditions the student must fulfil in order to get a diploma or transfer registration.
6 years training include 13,474 hours :
Humanitarian subjects — 1,576 hours
Social-economic subjects — 432 hours
Fundamental /general scientific/ subjects — 2,180 hours
Professionally oriented subjects — 6,098 hours
Elective courses — 324 hours
Practical training — 972 hours
Subinternship /in the 6-th year — 1,892 hours
The final state examination according to the syllabus are held through two stages in the 6th year:
Written State Exam
Oral and Practical State Exam
The students who passed the final state exams and completed the six academic years will be awarded with the medical degree.
There is a wide range of specialization available in the public and private sectors, involving research, academic medicine, public health, clinical medicine and other areas. Specialties include Cardiology, Oncology, Pediatrics, Psychological Medicine, Surgery, Pathology, Public Health, General Practice and many others.
Most doctors complete postgraduate training in their chosen specialty Medicine is a respected, rewarding, and truly international career.
Every student studying at KNMU undergoes one year of clinical rotations in subjects such as Internal medicine, paediatrics, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology and other additive subjects during their final year of education.
The certificate for the same can be obtained from Ukrainian Medical Council and EduPedia Overseas helps its students to obtain the same.
The Internship declares any student completing the curriculum as a complete doctor and the same is accepted all over the world except India.
In India a student has to finish his screening test and undergo a compulsory rotator internship in India before he/she gets his permanent registration in Medical Council of India or license to practice as a physician.
Eligibility requirement as mentioned by eligibility certificate regulations of Medical Council of India
Higher secondary certificate with physics, chemistry, biology and English as subjects.
Date of birth certificate
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All educational programs are regulated and approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. The degrees and certificates issued to graduated foreign students by EduPedia Overseas Universities are legalized by the Ukrainian Ministry of Health and Ministry of Foreign Affairs. We only offer recognized University programs by the World Health Organization.
Students from India are eligible to sit for the National Board of Examination (NBE) and register with the Medical Council of India (MCI); after obtaining an “Eligibility Certificate” from the MCI prior to sitting for the Competency test conducted by the NBE and complying with any other guide-lines of the certification authority.
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