The Alexandria Faculty of Medicine gives the bachelor of medicine and surgery under the request of the Council of the Faculty of Medicine.
The period of studying for getting the bachelor degree is 12 semesters.
The study period for getting the bachelor degree in medicine and surgery is divided into 2 phases :
1- The first phase: Pre-Clerckship Phase
2- The second phase: Clerckship Phase
Study time (school calendar)
The school year consists of 2 semesters:
Autumn ( 1st semester )
In pre-clerckship phase: it starts from the third Saturday of September and lasts for 15 weeks.
In clerckship phase: it starts in the first week of September and lasts for 20 weeks.
Spring ( 2nd semester )
In preclerckship phase: it starts from the third Saturday of February and lasts for 15 weeks.
In clerckship phase: it starts in the half of February and lasts for 20 weeks, except for the 12th semester, it will be 16 weeks only.
General conditions for registration
The applicant must have a certificate of the completion of the secondary school from the Arab Republic of Egypt or an equivalent degree from a scientific institution recognized by the University and of the Supreme Council of Universities.
Payment of tuition fees must be on time determined by the faculty.
The learning activities consist of several-pronged strategy to achieve the intended learning outcomes and academic standards in conformity with the national academic reference standards.
First:Theoretical information : 40%-60% of study time
1- Developed lectures
2- Self-learning :
E-learning (10%) in the first year and rises gradually to replace lectures
Tutorial Group discussion
Assignments and Presentations
Integrated Learning Activity (ILA)
Team Based Learning (TBL)
Second: Practical , Clinical , and Professional skills : 60%-40%
1- Practical Lessons
2- Clinical and Professional skills
The student starts practicing on these skills from the first year in a long course that extends throughout the years of education. The practicing takes place in a center of developing clinical skills for the first three years , then ( from the fourth till the sixth year ) in takes place in the different basic clinical departments including the University hospitals , outpatient clinics , emergency departments ,hospitals of the Ministry of Health , Health Insurance and Family Medicine Centers.
A ratio of 60% lectures, 40% practical and clinical or 40% lectures, 60% practical and clinical are determined according to the requirement of the components of the educational unit , taking into account that the ratio of self-education , practical education , and clinical education rises as the student progress through their study years .
60% – 75% of study time is specified for practical and clinical practice in case of special courses, like computing skills, information proficiency and professional development.
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