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System Of Study

A 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:

Stage I : Basic Medical Sciences:
This includes the first two years (four regular semesters).

In 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.

Stage II: Pre-clinical :
Which includes the 3rd year (Semesters 5 & 6).

In these semesters, pathology, pharmacology, parasitology , General Surgery ( Clinical Skills ) , Internal Medicine ( Clinical Skills ) and microbiology (bacteriology) are studied.

These two stages are considered as the academic study in the College of Medicine.

It 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 .

Stage III : Clinical Study :
Which includes the 4th, 5th and 6th years (semesters 7 - 12).

This 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.