The University students major in the following specialties:
. GENERAL MEDICINE;
. PREVENTIVE MEDICINE;
Training at the University is done in the Ukrainian, Russian and English
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
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 diseases, etc.
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 in pharmacy.
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