University integrated undergraduate and graduate study programme of Medicine
General Information – University of Rijeka Faculty of Medicine
HOLDER AND PROVIDER OF THE STUDY PROGRAMME: Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka (public HEI) based on the license of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sport
LEVEL OF STUDY PROGRAMME: university
THE LEVEL OF THE STUDY PROGRAMME: integrated undergraduate and graduate study
FIELD OF STUDY: medicine and health care
TYPE OF STUDY: full-time study
ANTICIPATED DURATION OF THE STUDY: 6 years, 360 ECTS
LANGUAGE OF THE STUDIES PERFORMED: Croatian/ English
ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL TITLE AWARDED UPON COMPLETION OF THE STUDY: Doctor of Medicine (dr. med. / M.D.)
REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL LEVEL FOR ENROLMENT: Completed four-year high school, met prerequisite courses, passed the mandatory and optional tests and the state graduation exam (evaluation parameters to be determined for each academic year).
University Integrated Undergraduate and Graduate Study Programme of Medicine enables the student to acquire the following knowledge and skills:
relevant knowledge of the sciences on which medicine is based and a good understanding of the scientific methods, including the principles of measuring biological functions, evaluation of scientific facts and data analysis; sufficient understanding of the structure, functions and behaviour of healthy and diseased persons, as well as the relationship between the person’s medical condition and physical and social environment; relevant knowledge of clinical disciplines and practice, providing them with a coherent presentation of mental and physical diseases, of medicine from the points of view of prophylaxis, diagnosis and therapy and of human reproduction; relevant clinical experience in hospitals under appropriate supervision.
Access to further levels of study: Upon completion of the University integrated undergraduate and graduate study of Medicine, studying can be continued at a specialist postgraduate study or university doctoral study.
Possibility of employment: in all health institutions
Professional status: regulated by the Act on Regulated Professions and Recognition of Foreign Professional Qualifications (Official Gazette 124/09) and in compliance with the Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament