Doctor of Medicine (MD)

General

Program Description

The faculty was established in 1935. Since then more than 20,000 physicians have been trained by and graduated from the faculty. Among the faculty graduates of all years, there are 120 D.Sc. and more than 650 Ph.D. Many graduates have established new schools and original scientific trends. These are academicians of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences V.N. Nikolaeva-Menshikova, V.S. Ryabtsev, Yu.K. Skripkin, V.G. Gostishev, corresponding –members of RAMS A.F. Bykovsky, V.L. Guryev, O.K. Skobelkin, G.Ye. Ostroverkhov.

Study Medicine in English Medium in one of the leading medical educational establishments in Russia. No ‘premedical’ coursework is required as the program of study provides an all-inclusive.

This six-year full-time field of Master studies prepares the graduates for the profession of a doctor. It is completed with the degree of Doctor of General Medicine. In the course of the first two years, curriculum principally includes theoretical courses (Biochemistry, Anatomy, Histology, Physiology, etc.).

The 3rd year of studies comprises preclinical courses and is preparatory for the study of clinical courses. In the course of the 4th and 5th year, the student gradually passes through internships at the individual clinics and departments. The last year of studies is devoted to a pre-graduation practical training during which students work at clinics and departments under the supervision of experienced doctors. In the course of the studies students also complete nine weeks of a vocational practical training during which they gradually become acquainted with the management and running of health-care facilities and practical procedures.

Studies are completed with a rigorous state examination in five subjects.

The six-year General Medicine program has also been recognized in different countries in the world such as USA, Canada, and Malaysia, India, Thailand, Maldives, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, etc.


Duration of Study

6 Years


Two Intakes

September & February


Entry Level

A-Level (WAEC, NECO, IGCSE, IB), IB, Baccalaureat, WAEC, NECO, Higher Secondary School Certificate, Senior Secondary Education Certificate, National Senior Certificate, Matriculation.




Student Life

KSMU provides students with a world-class education in an environment full of new opportunities and ideas which will help to shape your future. Learning new skills, meeting new and interesting people; making friends for life; these are all a normal part of the university experience and KSMU is no exception.

With over 5,500 students studying at KSMU (over 1,200 of which are international students), the campus is a bustling hive of activity and a real melting pot of multicultural cooperation. From sporting events, through to the arts, Kursk is a center for innovation and culture like no other.

Our students are involved in a range of activities ranging from sports through to arts, social and other intellectual pursuits and enriching activities. Campus life at KSMU has something to offer everyone, no matter what your interest.

There are many ways in which you can meet new friends here at KSMU for example by joining one of the many vibrant student societies, or creating one of your own! Our large and diverse student community makes for a very interesting environment to socialize, learn new skills and meet new people!

You will also have the opportunity to visit local historic attractions for you to visit and explore with your new friends and learn more about Russian culture and history. You could spend hours at the local cafes, shops, and museums or take a walk through one of the beautiful parks nearby.

Last updated October 2018

About the School

Kursk State Medical University (KSMU) occupies a prestigious level in teaching General Medical, Dentistry and Pharmacy in English medium and in preparing international students. This occupancy shown a ... Read More

Kursk State Medical University (KSMU) occupies a prestigious level in teaching General Medical, Dentistry and Pharmacy in English medium and in preparing international students. This occupancy shown as being the oldest medical university teaching in English medium in Russia and holding the highest number of international students from different nationality as in it spheres. Read less
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