Integrated undergraduate and graduate university study of Medicine
General Information – University of Rijeka – The faculty of medicine
The holder and the contractor of the study programme: Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka (public institution) on the basis of the license of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sport.
TYPE 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
THE ANTICIPATED DURATION OF THE STUDY: 6 years, 360 ECTS
LANGUAGE OF THE STUDIES PERFORMED: Croatian/ English
ACADEMIC / PROFESSIONAL TITLE AWARDED UPON COMPLETION OF STUDIES: Doctor / Doctor of Medicine, dr.med / MD
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).
Medicine enables students to acquire the following knowledge and skills:
Adequate knowledge of the sciences on which medicine is based and a good understanding of scientific methods, including the principles of measuring biological functions, the evaluation of scientifically established facts and data analysis; sufficient understanding of the structure, functions and behavior of healthy and sick persons, as well as relations between the state of health and his physical and social environment; adequate knowledge of clinical disciplines and methods, which gives them a complete picture of the mental and physical diseases, of medicine from the point of view of prophylaxis, diagnosis and therapy and of human reproduction; suitable clinical experience in hospitals under appropriate supervision.
Access to further levels of study:
Upon completion of the Integrated undergraduate and graduate university study of Medicine students can continue their studies at postgraduate specialist study or postgraduate university (PhD) study. The 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.