Master in General Medicine (MUDr)

General

Program Description

The standard duration of study is six years. The form of study is full-time. Graduates of the program receive a complete medical education and are awarded the title MUDr. (M.D.) after successful completion of studies, entitling them to apply for positions in all M.D. specialization fields.

Since the academic year 1996/97, tuition takes place adhering to a modernized and revised study program that allows students to gain integrated knowledge in theoretical and preclinical fields. Common clinical problems are explained using problem-oriented learning and clinical training focuses not only on the application of theoretical knowledge but also on developing practical skills. Tuition goals are in accordance with the European Program for Medical Faculties Euroskills, which the Third Faculty of Medicine is taking part in. Study at the Third Faculty of Medicine is compatible with study at other medical faculties.


Description of verification and evaluation criteria

The entrance examinations will be on several dates from May to June 2019.

The exact dates are on https://www.lf3.cuni.cz/3LFEN-11.html

The entrance examinations have 2 parts.

  • Part 1 - written multiple - choice tests in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics or Physics
    The applicant gets the tests in Mathematics and Physics, he or she chooses, which one he or she will take. After choosing it, the change is impossible. There are 90 questions, 30 questions in each subject. There is only one correct answer out of four.
    The minimal and maximal possible number of points is: minimum 0 - maximum 90

    The dean will set the minimal number of points to proceed to the second part of the examination based on the results of the first part of the entrance exams.
  • Part 2 - an interview, which involves: interpretation of a popular - scientific text, general overview, the ability of the independent judgment, communication skills
    The minimal and maximal possible number of points is: minimum 6 - maximum 30
    Assumed number of accepted applicants is: 90


Conditions for admission

Admission to Master's studies is conditioned by completed secondary education confirmed by a school-leaving certificate. Admission to Post-Bachelor studies (Master's program) is likewise conditioned by completed education in any type of study program.

Verification method: entrance exam
Confirmation date (of entrance exam) from: 25.05.2019 Until: 09.06.2019
Alternative date (of entrance exam): from: 02.07.2019 Until: 02.07.2019


Different admission requirements in accordance with Section 49 (3).

In accordance to Section 49 of 111/1998 Coll. The Higher Education Act, as amended, and also to Article 2 Section 3 of the Statute of Charles University – Admission Procedure Regulations, there are different requirements for admission of applicants who finished studies of another program or its part or who study another program at a university in the Czech Republic or abroad.

Different requirements for admission: for students of other medical or health studies faculties

The dean will decide about the admission of the student if all requirements mentioned hereafter are met:

  1. Basic requirements for admission:
    The basic requirement for admission is the successful conclusion of the year at the faculty from which the applicant transfers in the academic year, that directly precedes the academic year for which the applicant applies to be accepted.
    A successful conclusion of a year means, that the student not only meets all requirements for enrolling into the next year of studies but also fulfills all study obligations, that he or she took during the relevant section (year) of his or her studies.

  2. Other requirements for admission:
    1. Submitting a paper application on the prescribed form (the SEVT form) and paying the fee for processes related to the admission procedure amounting to CZK 690 until September 6th, 2019,
    2. Presenting an officially verified copy of confirmation of finished secondary education. Applicants, who graduated a high school abroad will present an officially verified copy of any of the following documents: a document proving general recognition of the equivalence or validity of a foreign document (so-called “nostrification”),a document proving the awarding of a European Baccalaureate,a document deemed automatically equivalent without any further administrative procedure, a foreign document concerning a foreign secondary education completed with the “maturita” examination, if it is deemed automatically equivalent in the Czech Republic in accordance with its international agreements without any further administrative procedures – these are documents proving obtainment of the equivalent of Czech “maturita” in Slovakia, Poland (“swiadectwo dojrzalosci”), Hungary (“érettségi bizonyítvány”), and Slovenia or a foreign document concerning a foreign secondary education, which will be assessed by the faculty for fee CZK 650. Detailed information on how to demonstrate the fulfillment of the conditions for achieving secondary education with a school leaving certificate for graduates of foreign secondary schools can be found on the Faculty's website, the section " Applicants " link “when admitted”. Documents must be sent in paper to the faculty address: Third Faculty of Medicine of Charles University, study division, Ruská 87, 100 00 Prague 10 until September 6th, 2019.
      The nostrification fee will be paid by the applicant at the same time as the payment of the admission fee or at the moment when he/she asks for the assessment of his / her foreign education in the admission procedure for studying in the Czech language account number: 115-6882900277 / 0100, v.s.: 9021113, for study in English language account number: 0500081433 / 0300, SWIFT: CEKOCZPP, IBAN: CZ 82 0300 0000 0005 0008 1433;
    3. Studies in English – Proving of knowledge of the Czech language at the B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (this does not concern students, who passed high school final exams from the Czech or Slovak language) and proving of knowledge of the English language at the C1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (does not concern applicants, whose previous university studies from which they apply were in English)

      – Studies in Czech – Proving of knowledge of the Czech language at the C1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (this does not concern students, who passed high school final exams from the Czech or Slovak language).

      A student proves his or her knowledge of the relevant language in the following way: English language (min. level C1) – by presenting a certificate of passing the IELTS international exams (International English Testing System) or CAE (Certificate in Advanced English), CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages Qualification); Czech language (B2 or C1 level) – by presenting a certificate of passing an exam: CCE (Czech Language Certificate Exam for foreigners), ECL (International language certificate of the EU member and EU candidate countries), national language exam (a certificate approved by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic).

      Students, who apply for a transfer, but have not passed an exam from the Czech language, can do so at the faculty at one of the following dates: 15. 5. 2019, 22. 5. 2019, 29. 5. 2019, 5. 6. 2019, 12. 6. 2019, 26. 6. 2019, 28. 8. 2019, 4. 9. 2019 (at 9:30 AM). It is necessary to register for the exam at the email address: monika.markova@lf3.cuni.cz. 2 weeks before the exam date.
    4. Successfully concluded year in the academic year 2018/2019 – i.e. the student fulfilled all study obligations for the relevant section (year) of studies and met all requirements for enrolling into the next year of studies – the student needs to present a transcript of fulfilled study obligations, that he or she took in the academic year 2018/2019 and a confirmation from the respective faculty about meeting requirements for enrolling into the next year of studies.
    5. The study obligations fulfilled according to the study plan will be compatible with the study obligations of the relevant study plan at the Third Faculty of Medicine of the Charles University.

The maximum of 7 applicants can be accepted into each major and form of study. The arithmetic mean of the grades from all exams and resits for individual years must not be higher than 2.50. Applicants will be ranked according to the arithmetic mean, which will be the sum of arithmetic means of grades for individual years divided by the number of years. The arithmetic mean will be rounded according to the mathematical rules to the nearest hundredth.


Submitting the application

The applicant, who wants to be accepted according to Section 49 (3) of Act 111/98 Coll. The Higher Education Act, as amended, must:

  • submit a paper application on the prescribed form (the SEVT form) and pay the fee for processes related to the admission procedure amounting to CZK 690

Alongside with the paper application and the confirmation of the payment of the fee for processes related to the admission procedure, the applicant also presents:

  • a copy of the student’s record book;
  • a transcript of grades and study obligations fulfilled during his or her studies;
  • a confirmation of having met the requirements for enrolling into the next year of studies.

All these supplements must be confirmed by the student department of the faculty were the student studies.

  • an officially verified copy of confirmation of the conclusion of secondary education or the documents required for the nostrification (according to 2.2);
  • an officially verified copy of a confirmation of the appropriate language proficiency (according to 2.3)

All documents presented by the applicant according to this point become a part of his or her study file.

Deadline for submitting the application

The application and all required documents need to be submitted until September 6th 2019 (including the date).


Rules governing exemption from entrance examination

Prerequisites for admission without the need to carry out an entrance examination

  1. A-level examination results – Physics or Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology:
    Minimum results: A, A, B
    The examination must be carried out in the academic year 2017/2018 at the latest

    or

    Results of International Baccalaureate (IB) in Area 4 (Experimental Sciences) with Chemistry, Biology, and Physics or Mathematics, all in Higher Level:
    The total – minimum sum of points from the given 3 subjects: 19
    The examination must be carried out in the academic year 2017/2018 at the latest

    or

    Results of a comparable examination (e.g. SAT) in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics:
    Overall minimum score: 85 percentile
    The examination must be carried out in the academic year 2017/2018 at the latest

    or

    Grade average during studies (applicants attending secondary education in Germany):
    Grade average during the whole period of study: better than 1,30
    The applicant must graduate from secondary education in the academic year 2018/2019

  2. An applicant for study that wishes to be accepted into the first section of study (first year) without an entrance examination is required to submit an application form for the remission of the entrance examination together with an application form for study to the Study Division of the Faculty to the March 15, 2019 (the date of postage is decisive).

  3. An order of applicants will be drafted based on the criteria above and study grade averages. A maximum of 25 applicants may be admitted without an entrance examination.


Recommended literature, sample questions

http://www.lf3.cuni.cz/3LFEN-13.html


Preparatory course

The Third Faculty of Medicine organizes a preparatory Premedical Course running from January till May 2019. Tuition of the following subjects will take place: biology, physics, chemistry, Czech language, and medical terminology.

Further information about the course can be found at http://www.lf3.cuni.cz/3LFEN-15.html.


Graduate Profile

The graduate of the faculty obtains a full medical education. The degree doctor of medicine (MUDr) is awarded to the graduate after successfully finishing the studies. Professional activity is possible in all medical fields.


Career Prospect

After successful completion of the study, students receive the title MUDr. (M.D.) and may apply for positions in all M.D. specialization fields.

Last updated April 2019

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