Degree programme objectives

This six-year full-time Master’s study programme is designed to prepare students for the medical profession. By completing their studies, students earn the MUDr. (Doctor of General Medicine) degree. The programme is designed for graduates of secondary schools completed with a school-leaving examination. In the course of the first two years, the curriculum includes primarily theoretical courses (Biology, Biophysics, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Anatomy, Histology, and Physiology). To be able to complete these courses, students need excellent knowledge of science subjects at grammar school level. The classes consist of lectures, laboratory practicals, and seminars.

Study plans

Studies

  • Objectives

    This six-year full-time Master’s study programme is designed to prepare students for the medical profession. By completing their studies, students earn the MUDr. (Doctor of General Medicine) degree. The programme is designed for graduates of secondary schools completed with a school-leaving examination. In the course of the first two years, the curriculum includes primarily theoretical courses (Biology, Biophysics, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Anatomy, Histology, and Physiology). To be able to complete these courses, students need excellent knowledge of science subjects at grammar school level. The classes consist of lectures, laboratory practicals, and seminars.

  • Learning Outcomes

    After successfully completing his/her studies the graduate is able to:

    • use obtained theoretical knowledge and practical skills defined by the preclinical and clinical courses annotations on the human health
    • identify the life-threatening conditions in the clinical courses and clinical praxis and to provide qualified help
    • is informed about the diagnostics and therapeutics of the common somatic and psychiatric diseases that are important due to their severity, including their genetic background
    • perform and handle basic clinical examination of the patients including basic paraclinical (technical) methods, laboratory results interpretation and differential diagnostics
    • practically perform basic medical and nursing tasks
    • be oriented in basic medical assessment activities
    • practically apply rules of the primary, secondary and tertiary prevention and health promotion
    • be oriented in the healthcare management and the basic law principles of the Czech republic, and to understand social and economic determinants of the health and consequences of diseases
    • be oriented in the field of radiation protection
    • control the basic methods of the medical psychology and professional ethics in the physician-patients relationship and to apply them in the daily clinical praxis
    • individually seek and process information about relevant topics, to be oriented in the methodology of the scientific work, to understand principles of scientific work evaluation and to be oriented in the basic data analysis
  • Occupational Profiles of Graduates

    Graduates can apply for a wide range of positions in all the disciplines of medicine including the food, water, and product safety services and paediatrics. They can also work as research workers in biomedical science disciplines or as specialized representatives of pharmacological companies.

  • Regulated Professions
    • Doctor
  • Practical Training

    In the course of the fourth and fifth years, students complete internships at individual clinics and attend lectures that complement the clinical instruction. During the last year of studies, students attend pre-graduation practical training, working at clinics and departments under the supervision of experienced physicians. In the course of the studies, students also complete 4 blocks of summer practical training where they learn about the operation of healthcare facilities and procedures used in practice.

  • Access to Further Studies

    A graduate of a Master's programme in General Medicine may, after fulfilling the conditions of admission, continue in any subsequent doctoral study program. At the Faculty of Medicine Masaryk university it is possible to continue in 26 branches of doctoral study program.

  • Additional Information

Basic information

Type
Master's degree programme
Profile
academic
Degree
MUDr.
Length of studies
6 years
Language of instruction
English English

231
number of active students

Faculty of Medicine
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