Kharkiv National Medical University
At the University, the training is provided at the Medical Faculty within 6 years and 5 years at the Dentist Faculty. In the process of training a constant control of the current progress is conducted by means of estimating of students' knowledge on each class. At the end of each term the final control is provided by means of passing tests and examinations in subjects studied during this term. At the University, a necessary infrastructure has been introduced for organization and medical provision of standardized control of knowledge in subjects of the general scientific cycle fundamental sciences /Step 1/ after 3-rd year and subjects of the cycle of professional and practical training at the 6-th year /Step 2/. It envisages a wide use of the test control over the current and final levels, as well as selected pilot test. On completion of the training, state examinations are passed in main subjects: Internal Diseases, Occupational Diseases and Infectious Diseases, Surgical Diseases with Pediatric Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Childhood Diseases with Childhood Infectious Diseases, Hygiene, Social Medicine, Organization and Economy of Public Health. After successful passing of the state examinations graduates of KNMU are awarded the qualification of Doctor, the title the Doctor of Medicine and the Degree of Specialist.
KNMU has become an important centre for international students who need expert teaching in learning. The University is currently training about 5,000 students, among them 900 foreign citizens, and its academic staff consists of more than 630 teachers, including 102 Doctors of Sciences and Professors, 387 Candidates of Medical Science, 32 members of academies, 17 Honored Scientists. Number of teaching/academic staff involved in teaching foreign students: total – 186, among them: doctors of sciences, professors (%) – 12.4; candidates of sciences, assistant professors (%) – 65.6. The training is provided in compliance with the general state syllabuses and curricula approved by the Ministry of Education and Science and the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.
• Humanitarian subjects – 1,576 hours • Social-economic subjects – 432 hours • Fundamental /general scientific/ subjects – 2,180 hours • Professionally oriented subjects – 6,098 hours • Elective courses – 324 hours • Practical training – 972 hours • Subinternship /in the 6-th year – 1,892 hours
• humanitarian subjects 1,026 hours • social-economic subjects 486 hours • fundamental /general scientific/ subjects 1,854 hours
• stomatological type 3,734 hours • clinical type 2,453 hours • hygienic type 298 hours • elective courses 216 hours • practical training 1,080 hours