HKUMed Undergraduate Prospectus

BACHELOR OF MEDICINE & BACHELOR OF SURGERY PROGRAMME AIMS AND THEMES Our MBBS curriculum aims to produce doctors who are forward-thinking, well- informed and capable of delivering e ective, humane and ethical medical care. We will also prepare you to engage in lifelong learning so as to acquire the skills necessary for postgraduate training. These goals are delivered across each of our four themes covering areas pertinent to doctoring: • Human Biology in Health and Disease • Professional Skills: Diagnostic, Problem Solving, Effective Communication and Clinical Management • Population Health, Health Services, Economics and Policy • Medical Ethics, Professional Attitudes and Behaviour PROGRAMME STRUCTURE Six Years, in a Nutshell The MBBS curriculum runs for six years, or 12 semesters. During your studies, you will build on acquired knowledge, starting with pre-clinical education and advancing to clinical clerkships, where you will put your skills and understanding to work. The structure is as follows: Years 1-2: Biomedical Sciences Curriculum • Introduction to the Art and Science of Medicine • System-based Blocks Year 3: Enrichment Year Years 4-6: Clinical Curriculum • Clinical Foundation Block • Clinical Clerkships • MBBS Elective MBBS 13 12