type of Degree
- Nizhny Novgorod
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Faculties of the University
The education is provided in three languages: Ukrainian, Russian and English
|As a great emphasis is laid on training highly
qualified specialists who combine a profound knowledge of their
latest achievements in medicine at top professional level, the
Medical University has gained an excellent reputation as one of the
best medical educational centers of Ukraine. Over the past few years
the Donetsk State Medical University graduates have achieved top
results in the state license test examination .Krok 2. (.Step .2.),
organized by the State Testing Center. The said results are 10-20%
higher than those shown by graduates from other medical Universities
of Ukraine. Representatives of Education and Health Ministries in
Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria and India consider the DSMU
graduates the best qualified among those who have been educated
abroad, Europe and North America being included.
The University students major in the following specialties:
. GENERAL MEDICINE;
. PREVENTIVE MEDICINE;
Training at the University is done in the Ukrainian, Russian and
After six years of studies at the Medical University the
graduates specializing in General Medicine are awarded with a
GP-Specialist Diploma. On having successfully served their
internship or specialized clinical course, the graduates obtain a
narrow specialization in a particular field of medicine.
During the first two years the University students acquire
knowledge in various fundamental medical subjects: anatomy,
physiology, histology, biochemistry, microbiology, etc. Since the
third academic year, they start their training at special (clinical)
departments of therapy, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology,
oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, ophthalmology, skin
The course of studies at the Faculty of Pediatrics lasts six years.
First, students start learning medico-biological subjects, and
senior students take up propedeutics of children's diseases,
pediatric surgery, children's infectious and other diseases at
special departments, mastering the skills of pediatric specialties.
The graduates start their professional careers as
doctor-pediatricians and get specialized in some specific fields on
having completed the internship or special clinical course.
The duration of studies at the Preventive Medicine faculty is 6
years. The curriculum is similar to the General Medicine Faculty.
Besides, the students take studies on epidemiology and various
hygienic subjects. The graduates start working as doctors at
sanitary-epidemiological institutions, as practical epidemiologists,
occupational pathologists, or continue research into hygiene and
epidemiology at different Research centers.
The first and second year students study medico-biological and
medical subjects, next they master their would-be profession at the
following departments of dentistry: propedeutical, restorative,
surgical, prosthetics and pediatric dentistry. Throughout the five
years of training the graduates are awarded with diplomas of
qualified dentists and after completing the chosen specialization
courses (internship or special clinical courses) they acquire the
specialty of dental therapists, surgeons or orthopedists.
The Pharmaceutical Faculty graduates obtain the qualification of
pharmacists and can work at chemists shops, various research centers
or in pharmacy industry. Throughout their first three years at the
University, the students of this faculty study fundamental medical
subjects. During the fourth and fifth academic years they specialize
To enter the Nursing Faculty one should have a secondary medical
education certificate. The University graduates who has specialized
in nursing are awarded with diplomas of nurse-bachelors and can work
as head nurses of paramedical work organizers.
At the Preparatory Faculty for foreign students they are taught
Russian, biology, physics and chemistry. During the first
examination season ( in the winter ), every student should take an
examination in Russian language, whereas the knowledge of all other
subjects introduced throughout the first academic year is measured
by the end of the second term- during the summer examination period.
On having successfully passed their examinations the students may
continue their education either at the chosen faculty of the Donetsk
State Medical University, or at any other higher medical education