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Nature of Degree Program | Faculty of Medicine | KDU

Nature of Degree Program

Nature of Degree Program
The duration of the Degree programme is 5 years (10 semesters) with minimum of 14 subjects. The 14 subjects are: Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Microbiology, Parasitology, Pathology, Community Medicine, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine, Medicine, Surgery, Paedeatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Psychiatry

There are 4 main exams namely:
•    Second MBBS – Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology
•    Third MBBS Part I- Microbiology, Parasitology
•    Third MBBS Part II – Pathology, Community Medicine, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine
•    The Final MBBS – Medicine, Surgery, Paedeatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Psychiatry

Clinical Training:
The clinical training starts in the third year following the completion of the second MBBS and goes on until the end of the final year.
Intially the MMS have started their Clinical Training at following hospitals with the aid of Ministry of Health and KDU is inbetween the process of establishing a 1000 bedded Teaching Hospital at Werahera with all facilities required to train Medical Students by Sri Lanka Medical Council.  

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