Study guide's FMed - Medicine, 2020-21 information (E)



General information Instruction Examinations Degree structure Courses

University’s new study guide for academic year 2020-2021 is published at https://opas.peppi.oulu.fi

The study guide includes information on degrees, curriculums, courses and course timetables. Course registrations are still done in Oodi.

If you have questions on information in the study guide, please contact the study field's Academic Affairs Service Team https://www.oulu.fi/forstudents/faculty-study-affairs

 

CURRICULUM FOR THE DEGREE PROGRAMME IN MEDICINE 2020-2021

Objective of the degree programme

A graduate from the University of Oulu is able to work independently in the medical doctor's profession in primary healthcare level tasks and diverse on-call duties, and has capabilities for continuing professional training and research.

After completing the Licentiate of Medicine degree programme, the student will have attained the following learning outcomes:

Doctor as a professional

Scientific knowledge in doctor's profession

Interaction in doctor’s profession

Clinical problem-solving in doctor’s profession

Doctor’s role in supporting patients and the community

Doctor as a human being

The extent of the Licentiate of Medicine degree

The education is based on the Government Decree on University degrees (794/2004). The minimum extent of the Licentiate of Medicine degree is 360 credits. One Finnish credit equals to one ECTS credit. The average input of 1600 working hours needed for studies of one academic year is equivalent to 60 credits. The language of instruction is Finnish. The degree programme consists of general, basic, intermediate and advanced studies, language studies and compulsory practical training. Studies are carried out as contact teaching. Medical studies are pre-scheduled and organized according the order presented in curriculum. The education is organized in so that with full-time attendance the degree can be taken in six years.

The preclinical stage lasts for two years (Semesters 1-4) and consists of general and basic studies. The completion of clinical studies takes four years (Semesters 5-12). During this phase students focus on the occurrence, onset, diagnostics, treatment and prevention of various diseases. Bed-side teaching is part of students' daily routine. Some clinical studies are integrated in preclinical stage of studies.

General studies (total 23 ECTS)

043001Y             Introduction to medical profession 4 ECTS
043002Y             Knowledge and research I: Scientific writing 3 ECTS
043003Y             Knowledge and research I : Literature retrieval 2 ECTS
043004Y             Knowledge and research II: Scientific communication 5 ECTS
043005Y             Knowledge and Research III: Data-analysis 3 ECTS

Language studies
902155Y             Medical English 3 ECTS
901036Y            Second Official Language (Swedish), Written Skills 1,5 ECTS
901037Y             Second Official Language (Swedish), Oral Skills 1,5 ECTS

Basic studies (total 91 ECTS)

A540141            Anatomy and Medical cell and developmental biology 21 ECTS
A540142            Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 13 ECTS
043026P            Genomic medicine I 2 ECTS
043027P            Psychology for Medical Students 4 ECTS
A540143            Physiology 15 ECTS
043037P            Public health 6 ECTS
043038P            Radiation Safety in Medicine 2 ECTS
A540144            Microbiology and immunology 10 ECTS
A540145            Pharmacology and toxicology 10 ECTS
043052P            General Pathology 5 ECTS
043053P            Basic skills in doctor-patient relationship 3 ECTS

Intermediate studies (total 161 ECTS )

083000A            Basic clinical skills and tools in physician's work I 5 ECTS
A540146            Pathology and diagnostics 10 ECTS
083010A            Acute medicine I 7 ECTS
083011A            Cardiology 6 ECTS
083012A            Gastrointestinal diseases 8 ECTS
083013A            Hematology and Endocrinology 5 ECTS
083014A            Nephrology/Urology 6 ECTS
083015A            Patient care and prevention 5 ECTS
083001A            Basic clinical skills and tools in physician's work II 2 ECTS
083021A            Forensic Medicine 4 ECTS
A540147            Diseases of the musculoskeletal system 12 ECTS
083030A            Infections and respiratory diseases 5 ECTS
083031A            Otorhinolaryngology 7 ECTS
083032A            Neurology and Neurosurgery 9 ECTS
083033A            Psychiatry and mental health 10 ECTS
083034A            General practice 5 ECTS
083040A            Pathology and diagnostics II 4 ECTS
A540148            Pediatrics 17 ECT
083050A            Ophthalmology 4 ECTS
083051A            Dermatology and Venereology 5 ECTS
083052A            Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 ECTS
083002A            Basic clinical skills and tools in physician's work III 4 ECTS
083054A            Genomic medicine II 3 ECTS
083060A            Oncology and palliative care 4 ECTS
083061A            Geriatrics 4 ECTS

Advanced studies (total 61 ECTS)

044000S            Clinical patient work 5 ECTS
A540149            Measures and support for functioning 12 ECTS
044030S            Physician, health and society 7 ECTS
083062A            Acute medicine II 8 ECTS
                       Optional studies 9 ECTS
A540150            Thesis 20 ECTS

Practice (24 ECTS)

044001S             Practice 24 ECTS

Total 360 ECTS

The degree structure of each semester (2020)

  1. Semester (C1 and C2) total 60 ECTS

043001Y             Introduction to medical profession 4 ECTS
043002Y             Knowledge and research I: Scientific writing 3 ECTS
043003Y             Knowledge and research I : Literature retrieval 2 ECTS
043004Y             Knowledge and research II: Scientific communication 5 ECTS
902155Y             Medical English 3 ECTS
901036Y            Second Official Language (Swedish), Written Skills 1,5 ECTS
901037Y             Second Official Language (Swedish), Oral Skills 1,5 ECTS
A540141            Anatomy and Medical cell and developmental biology 21 ECTS
A540142            Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 13 ECTS
043026P            Genomic medicine I 2 ECTS
043027P            Psychology for Medical Students 4 ECTS

  1. Semester (C3 and C4) total 60 ECTS

A540143            Physiology 15 ECTS
043037P            Public health 6 ECTS
043038P            Radiation Safety in Medicine 2 ECTS
A540144            Microbiology and immunology 10 ECTS
A540145            Pharmacology and toxicology 10 ECTS
043052P            General Pathology 5 ECTS
043005Y             Knowledge and Research II: Data-analysis 3 ECTS
043053P            Basic skills in doctor-patient relationship 3 ECTS
Optional studies 6 ECTS

  1. Semester (C5 andC6) total 60 ECTS

083000A            Basic clinical skills and tools in physician's work I 5 ECTS
A540146            Pathology and diagnostics 10 ECTS
083010A            Acute medicine I 7 ECTS
083011A            Cardiology 6 ECTS
083012A            Gastrointestinal diseases8 ECTS
083013A            Hematology and Endocrinology 5 ECTS
083014A            Nephrology/Urology 6 ECTS
083015A            Patient care and prevention 5 ECTS
044000S            Clinical patient work 5 ECTS
044001S            Practice 3 ECTS

  1. Semester (C7 and C8) total 60 ECTS

083001A            Basic clinical skills and tools in physician's work II 2 ECTS
083021A            Forensic Medicine 4 ECTS
A540147            Diseases of the musculoskeletal system 12 ECTS
083030A            Infections and respiratory diseases 5 ECTS
083031A            Otorhinolaryngology 7 ECTS
083032A            Neurology and Neurosurgery 9 ECTS
083033A            Psychiatry and mental health 10 ECTS
083034A            General practice 5 ECTS
044001S            Practice 6 ECTS

  1. Semester (C9 and C10) total 60 ECTS

083040A            Pathology and diagnostics II 4 ECTS
A540148            Pediatrics 17 ECTS
083050A            Ophthalmology 4 ECTS
083051A            Dermatology and Venereology 5 ECTS
083052A            Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 ECTS
083002A            Basic clinical skills and tools in physician's work III 4 ECTS
083054A            Genomic medicine II 3 ECTS
044010S             Thesis, study plan 4 ECTS
044001S             Practice 6 ECTS
Optional studies 3 ECTS

  1. Semester (C11 and C12) 60 ECTS

A540149            Measures and support for functioning 12 ECTS
044030S             Physician, health and society 7 ECTS
083060A            Oncology and palliative care 4 ECTS
083061A            Geriatrics 4 ECTS
083062A            Acute medicine II 8 ECTS
A540150            Thesis and maturity exam 16 ECTS
044001S             Practice 9 ECTS