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Medicine – PJSU




Doctor of Medicine


Pavol Josef Savarik University


6 years

General information

The General Medicine programme at UPJS is run, over six academic years. Each academic year is divided into two semesters with a substantial winter and summer break.

This programme is taught exclusively in English, and leads to a Doctor of Medicine degree.

Course Content

Year I
Biology, Medical Chemistry, Anatomy , Histology and Embryology, Medical Terminology, Medical Informatics, First Aid, Medical Biophysics

Year II
Anatomy , Biochemistry, Physiology, Nursing Care, Fundamentals of Immunology, Microbiology, Elective subjects

Year III
Microbiology, Pathological Anatomy, Pathological Physiology, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Psychology and Medical Communication, Elective subjects

Year IV
Pharmacology, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Dermatovenerology, Radiodiagnostic sand Nuclear Medicine, Neurology ,Dentistry, Sports Medicine, Family Medicine, Hygiene and Epidemiology, Social Medicine, Psychiatry, Medical Ethics, Thesis

Year V
Internal Medicine ,Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics , Psychiatry, Radiotherapy and Clinical Oncology, Clinical Biochemistry, Medical Ethics, Preventive Medicine, Infection, Forensic Medicine and Medicine Law, Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation, Thesis

Year VI
Internal Medicine, Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Paediatrics

Career prospects

After you graduate, you may register to practise as a doctor in Ireland or the UK [subject to completion of your internship]

Entry requirements

NUI Matriculation requirements: six passes at Leaving Certificate [inc two at C or above] PLUS University Entrance Examination in Biology & Chemistry.

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