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Medicine & Health Sciences

International Foundation Year

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journey starts here!

The Medicine and Health Sciences Foundation Year is aimed at students who wish to study Medicine or Health Sciences-related degree in Slovakia. We are looking for candidates who have the desire and potential to flourish in a career in Medicine or Health Sciences.

Foundation Year 2021 - 2022 Foundation Year 2021 - 2022

Medicine and Health Sciences

Success in medicine requires application and hard work, both while studying and when in practice. However, Medicine brings great personal rewards, offering a breadth and variety of career opportunities and excellent job satisfaction.The application of knowledge and research evidence to patient care provides a unique opportunity to combine scientific expertise with the human interactions that lie at the heart of the profession. Our Medicine and Health Sciences foundation year is intellectually stimulating and professionally challenging. Students have opportunities to pursue research and project work throughout the course.

*Medicine and Health Sciences foundation year does not guarantee that you will be accepted into medical school. Our curriculum is designed to best prepare you for the Admission Test and for the rigors of medical school.

15
Admitted Students

Medicine and Health Sciences Foundation Year

10
Course duration

10 months

35
Average tuition

Hours a week

2021
Starts course

06 September 2021

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Course Modules

Academic Slovak Skills

The Academic Slovak Language Skills module provides thorough training in the Slovak language and related academic skills to prepare you for degree-level study at university in Slovakia. You will develop your academic writing, effective reading strategies, presentation skills, note taking, essay writing and ability to contribute in group discussions. This module will ensure you reach the required level in reading, writing, listening and speaking in order to progress to your chosen university.

Academic English Skills

The Academic English Language Skills module provides thorough training in the English language and related academic skills to prepare you for degree-level study at university in Slovakia. You will develop your academic writing, effective reading strategies, presentation skills, note taking, essay writing and ability to contribute in group discussions. This module will ensure you reach the required level in reading, writing, listening and speaking in order to progress to your chosen university.

Biology

  • Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Diversity of Life
  • Genetics
  • Histology
  • Intermediary Metabolism
  • Principles of Biology Lab
  • Principles of Physiology
  • Unity of Life

Chemistry

  • Chemistry
  • General Chemistry
  • Intro. to Chemical Analysis
  • Organic Chemistry

Physics

  • Fundamentals of Physics
  • Fundamentals of Physics Lab

BioChemistry

  • Survey of Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry I

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    What degrees can you apply for?

    (Undergraduate Courses)

    While this course is intended to prepare you for a degree in Medicine and Health Sciences  it can be used to apply for a vast range of subjects including:

    • Dentistry
    • General Medicine
    • Pharmacy
    • Veterinary

    Specialized Study in Slovakia

    Postgraduate education is governed by Regulation of the Government of the Slovak Republic No. 296/2010 Coll. from June 9th, 2010 on professional qualification to practice in health care, on further education of health care workers, on the system of specialization fields, and on the system of certified occupations.

    Program Assessment

    The program is formed by 6 modules. You’ll be monitored through continuous coursework and end-of-term or end-of-module assessments to ensure you stay on track. Your coursework includes a series of presentations, test and extended essays.

    Foundation Year details

    Start: 06 September 2021

    End: 24 June 2022

    Duration: 10 months

    Attendance: Full-time (35 hours a week)

    Daily Schedule: 08:30 - 16:30 (Monday - Friday)

    Tuition Fee: €3550 (three thousand five hundred fifty EURO

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