6 Years Programs
The objective of the Undergraduate program at NVU School of Medicine (6 years, 360 ECTS Credits) is to develop caring, competent, confident medical doctors through outcome-based teaching approach ensuring high quality of health care and biomedical research in academic, in- and out-patients settings. To meet global standards of medical education set by World Federation of Medical Education, and defined by TUNING/MEDINE learning outcomes for undergraduate medical education.
The program is based on the principles of outcome-based education implying that teaching, learning, assessment are conducted on the basis of pre-defied competencies of graduates, i.e. any detail of the education process is defined in accordance to the “top-bottom” principle. Based on this educational approach competencies of graduates will be fully compatible with international standards of medical education.
MD curriculum at NVU School of Medicine is partly integrated and corresponds to the eighth step of eleven-step scale of the integrated curriculum defined by R. Harden - means that curriculum contains both discipline-oriented and integration components (integrating sessions) with the prevalence of the latter. Alongside with integration, development of clinical skills will take place in clinical skills lab and in clinical settings. Substantial amount of credits is allocated for teaching research methodology.