total of 254 credit hours is needed for the M.B.B.CH degree.
Study in the College of Medicine requires 6 years of rigorous
study progressing through three distinct stages as follows:
I : Basic Medical Sciences:
includes the first two years (four regular semesters).
these semesters, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry and histology are studied. It is not allowed for
the students to proceed to the second stage unless they have
passed all the medical sciences of the 1st stage.
II: Pre-clinical :
includes the 3rd year (Semesters 5 & 6).
these semesters, pathology, pharmacology, parasitology , General Surgery ( Clinical Skills ) , Internal Medicine ( Clinical Skills ) and microbiology (bacteriology) are studied.
two stages are considered as the academic study in the College
is not allowed for the students to proceed to the 3rd stage unless they have passed all the medical science of the
medical sciences of the 2nd stage .
III : Clinical Study :
includes the 4th, 5th and 6th years
(semesters 7 - 12).
3rd stage is considered as the clinical study in
the Collage of Medicine. In this stage the following subjects
are studied :
General & Special Medicine, General & Special Surgery,
Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Ophthalmology,
Ear, Nose & Throat, Community Medicine and Medical Statistics
and Forensic Medicine and Toxicology.