Description of the Study Programme

Description of the studies Programme

The duration of the integrated undergraduate and graduate university study of Medicine is 6 years, i.e. 12 semesters.

It consists of 11 modules (groups of similar subjects) with each module comprising one or more subjects. Each semester, with the exception of the final one, includes two subjects.
The final semester consists of writing a graduate paper (original scientific paper) and continuous integrated practical training.
The total number of subjects is 24, two of which are continuous throughout the six-year duration of the study (Medical Humanities and Biomedical and Health Research).

 

Each subject comprises 200 classes and 13 ECTS credits.

The subject Biomedical and Health Research comprises a total of 275 classes (50 classes per annum during years 1-5 and 25 classes in year 6). The total number of ECTS credits earned is 11 (2 ECTS credits per annum during years 1-5 and 1 ECTS credit for 25 classes in year 6).
The subject Medical Humanities also comprises 275 classes (50 classes per annum from years 1-5 and 25 classes in year 6). The total number of ECTS credits earned is 11 (2 ECTS credits per annum during years 1-5, and 1 ECTS credit in year 6).
The scientific (graduation) paper and continuous practical training in the community are planned for the final semester and give 30 ECTS credits.
The study programme comprises 5500 classes and 360 ECTS credits.

 

List and Time-Table of Mandatory Courses per Semester

Semestar Predmeti Sati ECTS
1 Medicinska humanistika 1 50 2
1 Stanice i tkiva 200 13
1 Kontrolni i opskrbni sustavi 200 13
1 Izborni predmet 1 50 2
2 Istraživanja u biomedicini i zdravstvu 1 50 2
2 Trup i utroba 200 13
2 Glava i vrat 200 13
2 Izborni predmet 2 50 2
UKUPNO 1. GODINA 1000 60

Semestar Predmeti Sati ECTS
3 Medicinska humanistika 2 50 2
3 Virtualni bolesnik 200 13
3 Prvi kontakt 200 13
3 Izborni predmet 3 50 2
4 Istraživanja u biomedicini i zdravstvu 2 50 2
4 Opći poremećaji i etiološko čimbenici 200 13
4 Bolesti organskih sustava 200 13
4 Izborni predmet 4 50 2
UKUPNO 2. GODINA 1000 60

Semestar Predmeti Sati ECTS
5 Medicinska humanistika 3 50 2
5 Opća propedeutika 200 13
5 Specijalna propedeutika 200 13
5 Izborni predmet 5 50 2
6 Istraživanja u biomedicini i zdravstvu 3 50 2
6 Dijagnostički postupci 200 13
6 Terapijski postupci 200 13
6 Izborni predmet 6 50 2
UKUPNO 3. GODINA 1000 60

Semestar Predmeti Sati ECTS
7 Medicinska humanistika 4 50 2
7 Kardiologija, Pulmologija i Nefrologija 200 13
7 Onkologija, Hematologija, Gastroenterologija, Endokrinologija 200 13
7 Izborni predmet 7 50 2
8 Istraživanja u biomedicini i zdravstvu 4 50 2
8 Dermatovenerologija, Infektologija, Klinička imunologija i Reumatologija 200 13
8 Psihijatrija i Neurologija 200 13
8 Izborni predmet 8 50 2
UKUPNO 4. GODINA 1000 60

Semestar Predmeti Sati ECTS
9 Medicinska humanistika 5 50 2
9 Opća kirurgija, Anesteziologija i Intenzivna medicina 200 13
9 Kirurške specijalizacije 200 13
9 Izborni predmet 9 50 2
10 Istraživanja u biomedicini i zdravstvu 5 50 2
10 Ginekologija 200 13
10 Pedijatrija 200 13
10 Izborni predmet 10 50 2
UKUPNO 5. GODINA 1000 60

Semestar Predmeti Sati ECTS
11 Medicinska humanistika 6 50 2
11 Obiteljska medicina, Gerijatrija i Palijativna medicina 200 13
11 Globalna medicina 200 13
11 Izborni predmet 11 50 2
12 Istraživanja u biomedicini i zdravstvu 6 25 1
12 Diplomski rad / 30
UKUPNO 6. GODINA 500 60

Modul Ljudsko tijelo

Module: The Human Body

The Human Body module comprises four subjects:
1. Cells and Tissues
2. Tissues, Circulatory and Control Systems
3. Torso and Internal Organs
4. Head and Neck

Modul Vještine potrebne liječniku

Module: The Skills Required by a Physician

The Skills Required by a Physician module consists of four subjects:

  1. Initial Contact with Patient
  2. Virtual Patient
  3. General Propaedeutics
  4. Special Propaedeutics
Modul Ljudsko tijelo i bolest

Module: The Human Body and Disease

The Human Body and Disease module comprises two subjects:

  1. General Disorders and Etiological Factors
  2. Diseases of Organ Systems

The module combines the contents of the following subjects: Pathology, Pathophysiology, Forensic Medicine and Microbiology.

Modul Dijagnostika i terapija

Module: Diagnostics and Therapy

The Diagnostics and Therapy module comprises two subjects:

  1. Diagnostic Procedures
  2. Therapeutic Procedures
Modul Internistička skupina predmeta

Module: The Internal-Medicine Group of Subjects

The Internal-Medicine Group of Subjects comprises four subjects:

  1. Cardiology, Pulmonology and Nephrology
  2. Oncology, Haematology, Gastroenterology and Endocrinology
  3. Dermatovenerology, Infectology, Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
  4. Psychiatry and Neurology
Modul Kirurška skupina predmeta

Module: The Surgical Group of Subjects

The Surgical Group of Subjects comprises the following subjects:

  1. General Surgery, Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
  2. Surgical Specialties
Modul Majka i dijete

Module: Mother and Child

The Mother and Child module comprises two subjects:

  1. Paediatrics
  2. Gynaecology
Modul Medicina u zajednici

Medicine: Medicine in the Community

The Medicine in the Community module comprises two subjects:

  1. Family Medicine
  2. Global Health
Modul Medicinska humanistika

Module: Medical Humanities

The Medical Humanities module comprises a series of less comprehensive subjects, which is a peculiarity of the Catholic University of Croatia’s School of Medicine.

  1. Introduction to Theology
  2. Introduction to Medicine
  3. History of Medicine
  4. Social Medicine
  5. Medical Sociology
  6. Medicine in Literature and Film
  7. Ethics and Deontology
  8. Medical Law
  9. Health Care Policy
Modul Znanost i medicina

Module: Science and Medicine

The Science and Medicine module comprises two subjects:

  1. Biomedical and Health Research
  2. Graduate Paper
List of electives

Cochrane Systematic Review
Riddle of Pain
Digital Technologies in Healthcare System and E-Health
Perinatal Period and Subsequent Morbidity
Health Psychology
Psychology of Rehabilitation
Sepsis
Infections of the Central Nervous System –  Meningitis and the Brain Abscess
Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorder
Alcohol Addiction
Psychology of Pain Cognitive Neuroscience
Decision-Making in Clinical Practice
Foundations of Radiological Anatomy
Cyborgoethics
Medicine of Breastfeeding

* The list of electives is subject to change