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.
Second M.B., B.S.
Third M.B., B.S.
Final M.B., B.S. Part I
Final M.B., B.S. Part II
House Officer training
UNDERGRADUATE COURSE OUTLINE:
General pathology and Haematology
Students are also posted for 18 weeks each to medical and surgical wards for clinical training.
FINAL PART I
Preventive and Social Medicine (With three weeks residential field training in the rural area)
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
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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.
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