COURSES


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

  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • English
  • Myanmar
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Behavior Sciences

SECOND YEAR

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry

THIRD YEAR

  • General pathology and Haematology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology

Students are also posted for 18 weeks each to medical and surgical wards for clinical training.

FINAL PART I

  • Forensic Medicine
  • Preventive and Social Medicine (With three weeks residential field training in the rural area)
  • 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

  • Paediatrics
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • 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: -

  • Paediatrics 2½ months
  • Community Medicine 2 weeks
  • Medicine (including Psychiatry) 3 months
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology 3 months
  • 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.

POST-GRADUATE COURSES

M.B.,B.S. graduates who have served in the Ministry of Health for at least two years are eligible to sit for the selection examination for postgraduate courses conducted under the auspices of the Central Postgraduate Selection Committee of the Department of Medical Sciences. The intake is usually once a year. The selection is made based on the scores obtained in the written examination and interview, and on the service record.

SN. Program Course List Number
1 Dip. Med. Sc 4
2 M. Med. Sc 22
3 Dr. Med. Sc 29
4 Ph. D 6

 Dip.Med Sc Courses (1 Year)

- TB & Chest Diseases - Family Medicine

- Emergency Medicine - STD

Master Courses : Clinical subjects ( 3 Years)

- Internal Medicine  - General Surgery - Obs. & Gynecology
- Paediatrics - Otolaryngology - Orthopaedics
- Ophthalmology - Radiology - Anaesthesiology
- Mental Health - Medical Rehabilitation - Dermatology

Master Courses : Basic Science subjects and others ( 2 Years)

- Anatomy - Physiology
- Biochemistry  - Microbiology
- Pharmacology  - Pathology
- Medical Jurisprudence - Medical Oncology
- Radiation Oncology - Nuclear Medicine

Ph.D Courses ( 3 Years)

- Anatomy - Physiology
- Biochemistry - Microbiology
- Pharmacology - Pathology

Doctorate Courses ( 3 Years)

-General Medicine - Cardiology - Respiratory Medicine
- Neurology - Nephrology - Gastroenterology
- Hepatology - Clinical Haematology - Rheumatology
- Paediatrics - Neonatology - Obs & Gynecology
- Reproductive Health - General Surgery - Gynecological Oncology
- Orthopaedics - Hand Surgery - Cardiac Surgery
- Thoracic Surgery - Neuro-surgery - Urology
- Paediatric Surgery - Ophthalmology - Otolaryngology
- Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Radiology - Anaesthesiology
- Medical Jurisprudence - Medical Rehabilitation