This course consists of a competency-based educational plan with study, research, and limited hands-on practice under the supervision of reputed professors. Duration of this program is 5.5 years. MBBS course syllabus is classified into the following categories: general, basic and clinical (major). It is divided into credits of theoretical, practical and theoretical-theoretical courses.
After graduation, individuals can pursue their studies in different Specialty programs. Moreover, they are able to start their professional practice in hospitals and clinics.
The aim of this course is to provide general practitioners with the following abilities:
Being familiar with the mechanisms of health and disease.
Being familiar with major health issues and ability to integrate Medical Knowledge to address the mechanisms of health and disease
Having Clinical and Professional Skills through:
Developing and maintaining professional behaviors,
Developing interpersonal and communication skills for an effective collaboration with patients and their families,
Developing skills for evidence based learning and practice,
Growing ability to use the latest scientific resources and make use of new information in their work,
Growing practical ability to diagnosis and management of common medical problems and/ or emergency diseases.
Phase 1 (2.5 years): In this part, students pass theoretical and practical courses of basic and general science, in university (class and laboratory).
Phase 2 (1 year): In this part, students learn Fundamental of Clinical Medicine Stage in university (class and clinical parts).
Phase 3 (2 years): In this part, student participate as Clinical Clerkship in different wads and clinics.
Note: it is necessary to pass basic credits for entering the clinical course (Second phase).
Remark: Students not passing their credits of base science, shall be allowed to enter into clinical course, if remained credits are not prerequisite of major credits.
Educational system is on the basis of bylaws, being issued by supreme council for planning. It is allocated 17 and 34 hours and each hour 60 minutes into each theoretical and practical credit, respectively.
Total number of course credits is 220, as following: