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Medicine

Integrated studies @ Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
5 Jul Application deadline
1 Sep Start date
6 years Study duration full-time
12500€ Tuition fee for Eu citizens

Programme overview

The degree programme Medicine aims at educating medical doctors capable of entering residency programmes or having necessary skills to provide emergency aid and health care services under the supervision of a physician specialist.

AFTER GRADUATION YOU CAN:

  • Apply for a license to practice medicine
  • Provide health care services under the supervision of a physician specialist
  • Provide health care services under the supervision of a physician specialist

Structure of programme

what you will learn each year

YEAR 1Anatomy, Histology, Genetics, Physics, Chemistry, Lithuanian Language

YEARS 2 – 3Reproduction and Inheritance, Professional Competence, Basics of Neurosciences, Immune Response and Infection, Respiration and Circulation, Metabolism and Homeostasis, Basics of Preclinical Studies and Locomotion, Lithuanian Language

YEARS 4 – 6Clinical Modules, Clinical Medical Practice

Teaching method

Problem-based learning (PBL) is a method practiced by the Faculty of Medicine. PBL courses prompt students to analyse and solve problems, research, discuss and present hypothetical theories, solutions or recommendations in groups.

Evaluation of performance

Examinations are taken upon completion of each subject. The studies are completed by summative final theoretical and practical (at the bedside) examinations.

Competences you gain

Graduates in medicine will have the ability to:
· carry out a consultation with a patient;
· assess clinical presentations, order investigations, make differential diagnoses, and negotiate a management plan;
· provide immediate care of medical emergencies;
· prescribe drugs;
· apply ethical and legal principles in medical practice;
· assess psychological and social aspects of a patient’s illness;
· apply the principles, skills and knowledge of evidence-based medicine;
· apply scientific principles, methods and knowledge to medical practice and research;
· promote health, engage with population health issues and work effectively in a health care system

WHY STUDY MEDICINE AT LSMU?

  • Clinical skills developed in the largest clinical hospital in the Baltic States
  • Multicultural environment and student community: international students from 70 different countries make up nearly 17% of the total student population at LSMU
  • Problem-based learning curriculum, which allows students to solve clinical cases, conduct research, discuss and present hypothetical theories, solutions or recommendations
  • Diploma recognized in EU, USA, Israel and other countries
  • Possibility to spend a semester or a year abroad with the Erasmus+ exchange programme
  • Small groups, i.e. up to 10 students, in clinical courses
  • Support system for students’ adaptation: mentoring, tutoring and psychologicalcounselling

After graduation

After successful completion of the programme and obtaining the diploma, students they can work in various biomedical areas of general practice. Graduates may also consider undertaking further residency studies, leading to a qualification of a specialist physician, or study for a PhD.

 

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