Undergraduate

Courses & Eligibility (M.B.,B.S. COURSE)

The University accepts average 400 students per year from those who apply for the Universities of Medicine after passing the Basic Education High School Examination (equivalent to “O” level GCE) in science combination for that year.

M.B., B.S. COURSE The whole course extends over seven years:

First M.B., B.S. 1 year
Second M.B., B.S. 1½ year
Third M.B., B.S. 1 year
Final M.B., B.S. Part I 1 year
Final M.B., B.S. Part II 1½ year
House Officer training 1 year
Total 7 years

UNDERGRADUATE COURSE OUTLINE:

FIRST YEAR

  1. Botany
  2. Zoology
  3. English
  4. Myanmar
  5. Chemistry
  6. Mathematics
  7. Physics
  8. Behavior Sciences

SECOND YEAR

  1. Anatomy
  2. Physiology
  3. Biochemistry

THIRD YEAR

  1. General pathology and Haematology
  2. Microbiology
  3. Pharmacology
Students are also posted for 18 weeks each to medical and surgical wards for clinical training.

FINAL PART I

  1. Forensic Medicine
  2. Preventive and Social Medicine (With three weeks residential field training in the rural area)
  3. Systemic Pathology
Students attend lectures & clinics in Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, and are posted to the various teaching hospitals, including Urban Health facilities as part of Preventive and Social Medicine teaching.

FINAL PART II

  1. Paediatrics
  2. Medicine
  3. Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  4. Surgery
Students study allied specialties namely eye, ear, nose & throat diseases, urology, neurology, tuberculosis, venereal diseases, orthopaedics and traumatology, skin diseases, mental health, oromaxillo-facial surgery, radiology, radiotherapy, nuclear medicine, anaesthesiology, thoracic surgery, and paediatric surgery. Family Medicine and Medical Ethics are incorporated as relevant in the M.B., B.S. course.

HOUSE OFFICER TRAINING

All students, after successful completion of Final Part II examination, are continued to train hands-on for period of one year as house officers in the Teaching Hospitals in Yangon and the State and Division Hospitals. Training Periods are as following: –
  1. Paediatrics 2½ months
  2. Community Medicine 2 weeks
  3. Medicine (including Psychiatry) 3 months
  4. Obstetrics & Gynaecology 3 months
  5. Surgery 3 months
Only after satisfactory completion of House- officer training MBBS Degree is conferred to the students. M.B., B.S. degree is conferred only after satisfactory completion of House Officer training.