DEGREE PROGRAMMES

: Medicine

General Description

History

Dokuz Eylul Faculty of Medicine is one of the leading medical faculties in Turkey and has gained an important role in education and health services among the medical faculties. The medical education lasts for 6 years; first 3 years basic medical courses, 4th and 5th years as clerkship and the 6th year as internship. English preperation class is optional before first year. The programme is accredited by National Medical Education Accreditation Board (UTEAK) according to National Standards for Undergraduate Medical Education in 2010 and is one of the first 8 faculties with an accredited education program.
Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Medicine was founded as Izmir Faculty of Medicine by 12 professors on March 1st, 1978. In 1982 it was renamed as Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Medicine. Since its foundation, the departments of the Faculty are classified under three main divisions, namely Basic, Internal and Surgical Medical Sciences. In 1997 beginning from the year 1 of the programme Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Medicine has made a fundamental change in its undergraduate medical curriculum from traditional integrated curriculum to Problem-based Learning (PBL) in the first 3 years and Task-based Learning (TBL) in the clerkship years.




Qualification Awarded

Medicine, Master's Degree (M.Sc.), Medical Doctor

Level of Qualification

Second Cycle (Master's Degree)

Specific Admission Requirements

High school diploma, placement through a nation-wide Student Selection Examination.

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

Transfer Students:
The transfer student candidates from Turkish or foreign universities are subject to the YOK Legislation "The transfer, double degree, minor degree and inter-institutional credit transfer" and to the evaluation conditions determined by Dokuz Eylul University Senate.
The transfer quotas are determined and announced by Turkish Higher Education Council (YOK). The evaluation of the candidates are done by the school evaluation commmisin and approved by the management

The Graduate Transfers:
The short cycle graduates are given the right to be admitted to the first cycle programs if they comply with the conditions set by the "The transfer of Short Cycle Program Graduates to First Cycle Programs" Legilation of Turkish Higher Education Council (YOK)
The universities inform YOK regarding the quotas and YOK announces the quotas and conditions in "Graduate Transfer Guide" and the placements are managed by YOK due to the results of nationwide graduate transfer exam.

According to the Regulations of Dokuz Eylül University for Graduate Schools, students are not connected to the right for internal transfer, previously taken courses at another graduate programme by another university with a successful grade may be
recognized by the related programmes after the letter of the students includes course contents and the transcript, and by the recommendation of the head of the departments and by the decision of the Board of Directors. The courses taken by the outgoing
Exchange students have the recognition at the school either as compulsory or elective.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

6 years, 360 ECTS in total.

Profile of the Programme

The aim of the program is to train skilled physicians who are aware of health problems, eager to respond to country's health needs, who have acquired the skill of learning how to learn, equipped with knowledge and skills appropriate for the communication era, open to continuous development, respectful of human rights and who will set positive examples for the community.

Key Learning Outcomes

1   Has the basic and clinical medical knowledge
2   Apply necessary knowledge, skills and attitude for appropriate patient management in a modern medical context.
3   Carry out practical procedures necessary for diagnosis and treatment
4   Provide immediate care and procedures in medical emergencies
5   Assess biological, psychological and social aspects of a patient and patient's illness.
6   Evaluate the effects of environmental factors on human health
7   Assess healthcare practices, policies and systems on individual and community health issues.
8   Promote health, engage with population health issues and work effectively in a health care system.
9   Apply professional values, ethical and legal principles in medical practice.
10   Practices his/her profession with devotion
11   Undertake the responsibility for lifelong learning and self evaluation.
12   Use information and information technology effectively in a medical context
13   Apply the principles, skills and knowledge of evidence-based medicine to evaluate the scientific basis of medical knowledge
14   Communicate effectively in a medical context

Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

This degree enables the holder to exercise the profession as a medical doctor in public and private healthcare institutions.

Access to Further Studies

May apply to third cycle programmes.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

During the first 5 years of the medical education there are 27 courses defined as blocks and they last for 6-9 weeks. In the 6th year there are 13 internships. In the 4th, 5th and 6th years there are elective clinical rotations which provide the student the opportunity to work in a clinic he/she is interested in.
T: Theoretical P: Practice L: Laboratory
B: Spring Semester G: Fall Semester H: Full Year
 
1. Year:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
H 1 ATA 1000 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION REQUIRED 2 0 0 4
H 2 GBM 1104 GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM - METABOLISM - NUTRITION 101 MODULE 0 0 0 11
H 3 SDK 1105 RESPIRATION - CIRCULATION - BLOOD 101 MODULE 0 0 0 12
H 4 SSÇ 1101 SOSYAL SORUMLULUK ÇALIŞMASI REQUIRED 0 0 0 1
H 5 TBG 1102 INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL SCIENCES 101 MODULE 0 0 0 11
H 6 TDL 1000 TURKISH LANGUAGE REQUIRED 2 0 0 4
H 7 ÜGE 1103 UROGENITAL - ENDOCRINE SYSTEM 101 MODULE 0 0 0 11
H 8 YDİ 1012 FOREIGN LANGUAGE (ENGLISH) REQUIRED 2 0 0 4
H 9 YDİ 1021 FOREIGN LANGUAGE (ENGLISH) REQUIRED 4 0 0 5
H 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - -3
TOTAL:   60
 
1 .Year: Elective Course
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
H 1 BDE 1000 PHYSICAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE 1 0 0 2
H 2 GSH 1000 FOLK DANCING ELECTIVE 1 0 0 2
H 3 GSM 1000 MUSIC ELECTIVE 1 0 0 2
H 4 GSR 1000 PAINTING ELECTIVE 1 0 0 2
 
 
2. Year:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
H 1 DLM 1204 SKIN - LOCOMOTOR SYSTEM 101 MODULE 0 0 0 14
H 2 EDB 2201 ELEŞTIREL DEĞER BIÇME REQUIRED 0 0 0 1
H 3 GMB 2206 GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM - METABOLISM - NUTRITION 201 MODULE 0 0 0 10
H 4 KEB 2207 BLOOD - INFECTION - 201 MODULE 0 0 0 10
H 5 SBL 1203 NEURAL SCIENCES 101 MODULE 0 0 0 14
H 6 TBG 2204 INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL SCIENCES 201 MODULE 0 0 0 10
H 7 TİB 1201 TIPDA İNSAN BILIMLERI REQUIRED 0 0 0 1
H 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 0
TOTAL:   60
 
 
3. Year:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
H 1 ARŞ 2301 ARAŞTIRMA BECERILERI REQUIRED 0 0 0 2
H 2 DLM 2302 SKIN - LOCOMOTOR SYSTEM 201 MODULE 0 0 0 9
H 3 MSH 2306 MULTISYSTEM DİSEASES MODULE 0 0 0 10
H 4 SBL 2303 NEURAL SCIENCES 201 MODULE 0 0 0 10
H 5 SDL 2305 RESPIRATION - CIRCULATION 201 MODULE 0 0 0 10
H 6 ÜGE 2303 UROGENITAL - ENDOCRINE SYSTEM 201 MODULE 0 0 0 10
H 7 YDN 2308 LIFE CYCLE MODULE 0 0 0 9
H 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 0
TOTAL:   60
 
 
4. Year:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
H 1 DTB 3404 MEDICAL SCIENCES 301 BLOCK 0 0 0 14
H 2 GKE 3405 GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM - MASSES - INFECTION BLOCK 0 0 0 13
H 3 KBG 3402 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL SCIENCES MODULE 0 0 0 4
H 4 PED 3406 PAEDIATRICS 301 BLOCK 0 0 0 14
H 5 SDL 3403 RESPIRATRON - CIRCULATION 301 BLOCK 0 0 0 13
H 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 2
TOTAL:   60
 
4 .Year: Elective Course
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
H 1 SEÇ 3406 ELECTIVE 301 ELECTIVE 99 99 2
 
 
5. Year:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
H 1 ACL 3502 EMERGENCY MEDICINE 301 BLOCK 0 0 0 13
H 2 DLM 3504 SKIN - LOCOMOTOR SYSTEM DISEASES 301 BLOCK 0 0 0 12
H 3 KBG 3506 EAR, NOSE AND THROAT - OPHTHALMOLOGY BLOCK 0 0 0 6
H 4 SBL 3505 NEUROLOGY - PSYCHIATRY 301 BLOCK 0 0 0 12
H 5 ÜGE 3503 OBSTETRICS - GYNECOLOGY - UROLOGY BLOCK 0 0 0 12
H 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 5
TOTAL:   60
 
5 .Year: Elective Course
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
H 1 SEÇ 3506 ELECTIVE 302 ELECTIVE 99 99 5
 
 
6. Year:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
H 1 ACL 4602 EMERGENCY MEDICINE 401 REQUIRED 8
H 2 AHE 4601 FAMILY MEDICINE REQUIRED 5
H 3 DTB 4604 MEDICAL SCIENCES 401 REQUIRED 9
H 4 GCH 4601 GENERAL SURGERY REQUIRED 2
H 5 GHS 4601 CHEST DISEASES REQUIRED 1
H 6 KAR 4601 CARDIOLOGY REQUIRED 1
H 7 KBB 4601 EAR , NOSE AND THROAT REQUIRED 1
H 8 NOR 4601 NEUROLOGY REQUIRED 1
H 9 PED 4606 PEDIATRICS REQUIRED 10
H 10 PSK 4601 PSYCHIATRY REQUIRED 5
H 11 SEC 4608 ELECTIVE REQUIRED 4
H 12 TSL 4606 COMMUNITY HEALTH 401 REQUIRED 9
H 13 ÜGE 4603 OBSTETRICS - GYNECOLOGY 401 REQUIRED 4
H 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 0
TOTAL:   60
 

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Students are evaluated by the Assessment and Evaluation Program.

Graduation Requirements

During the first 3 preclinical years Problem Based Learning, and in the 4th, and 5th years Task Based Learning are used as educational methods. The 6th year is the internship year. The degree is awarded to students who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum, acquired 360 ECTS credits, have minimum GPA of 65/100 in the first 3 years, 65/100 in 4. and 5. years and no failing grades.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full-time

Programme Director or Equivalent

Prof. Dr. Murat CELİLOGLU
Dean of Faculty Medicine
Tel: 0090 232 412 2201
e-mail: murat.celiloglu@deu.edu.tr