The curriculum is formed of two stages. When accomplished successfully, the student gets the grade of the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBCh)
The first Phase: Pre-clerkship Phase
This phase aims at making the students able to study the medical sciences in the integrated system. It consists of 6 educational semesters through the first 3 years.
The First Semester
Is a Preliminary semester for preparing the students for high education in general and medical education especially. The student studies a curriculum in medical terminology, active methodologies, research methods and gaining information through E-libraries and the available sourcesin the internet
He also gets a curriculum about the rules governing work in the faculty and the university and informing him about his rights and duties
The Second semester
Through 5 semesters, a student studies medical courses in the form of integrated systems based on the study of different systems in the body in the form of modules.
This phase represents the base on which the second phase (the stage of dealing with patients) will depend on. In this phase, a number of interlacing courses taught in association with clinical departments for showing the relationship between basic medical sciences with the nature of clinical practice.
Professional Skills Development course
A student begins to learning the communication skills with patients, followed by skills of clinical examination, debating with patients, first aid, etc in clinical skills development lab and clinical teaching halls.
A student also studies in this course the bases of human behaviorsand its relation with his professional practise. He also goes deeply into rules related the ethics of the profession, the medical charter of honour, human rights and its applications in dealing with patientsthrough the five semesters from the second until the sixth.
At this phase, the student also studies an introduction about the science of epidemiology, medical statistics, and the bases of medical research. He is also introduced to the nature of the “bed work “either in hospitals or in primary medical care centers.
In addition, he gets to learn the bases of fighting infections and also the bases of the quality control in medical care. This phase also includes the clinical training of Internal Medicine in hospitals. A students learns the principles of getting the pathological history , clinical detection and the bases of clinical training for patients.
The second Phase: Clerkship Phase
This phase lasts for 6 semesters and it aims for preparing the students for professional practicing,
in which they are clinically trained through direct interaction with patients in the general and specialized clinical departments.
Curriculum and Evaluation
Blood, lymph & Immune system
Infection & Immunity
Nervous system and special senses
3. Cardiovascular system
4. Respiratory system
Forensic & Clinical Toxicology
Basic Ear, Nose & Throat
Family Medicine Principles & Revisiting child health, Maternal & Mental health
End of Semester Exam
Basic Ear, Nose & Throat
Family Medicine Principles & Reviiting child health, maternal & mental health