Single cycle degree (6 years)

Medicine and Surgery

Why in Parma

The Medical School of the University of Parma develops its European and international vocation opening a new Medicine & Surgery course, entirely held in English, in the nearby city of Piacenza, which offers a hospital system that is not shared with other medical courses but will be uniquely dedicated to the new medical degree. Students will develop a comprehensive medical knowledge, from health promotion to emergency medicine, from applied research to the latest medical technologies to health economics and management. The course is entirely conceived in an international context. The use of English will tremendously facilitate students’ communication abilities with patients and colleagues all over the world during their professional activity, both in biomedical research and in clinical medicine.

Cosa imparerai

57 CFU

1st semester

  • Physico-chemical bases of life – 8 CFU
  • Cells & tissues – 9 CFU
  • Statistics, research methodology & safety regulation – 5 CFU
  • Molecular biology, genetics & genomics – 6 CFU
  • ADE – 2 CFU

2nd semester

  • Biochemistry – 12 CFU
  • Human anatomy & organogenesis – 12 CFU
  • ADE – 3 CFU

62 CFU

1st semester

  • Human physiology – 12 CFU
  • Immunology & microbiology – 13 CFU
  • Medical humanities – 6 CFU

2nd semester

  • Disease pathophysiology – 8 CFU
  • Clinical microbiology & infectious diseases – 8 CFU
  • Pharmacology – 9 CFU
  • Biomedical research clerkship – 6 CFU

61 CFU

1st semester

  • Laboratory medicine & immunogenetics – 6 CFU
  • Endocrine & metabolic & gastrointestinal disease – 9 CFU
  • Neurological sciences – 11 CFU
  • Psychiatry – 4 CFU

2nd semester

  • Hematology & oncology – 7 CFU
  • Respiratory diseases & allergology – 6 CFU
  • Cardiovasculare diseases & basic life support – 7 CFU
  • Biomedical technologies & imaging – 11 CFU

60 CFU

1st semester

  • Clinical immunology & rheumatology – 5 CFU
  • Nephrology & urology – 5 CFU
  • Muscoloskeletal disease – 3 CFU
  • Rehabilitation medicine – 5 CFU
  • Dermatology & plastic surgery – 5 CFU
  • Geriatrics & functional patient management – 6 CFU

2nd semester

  • Head & neck – 10 CFU
  • Clinical surgery & emergency medicine – 15 CFU
  • Medicine & surgery clerkship 1 (Clinical rotation 1) – 6 CFU

60 CFU

1st semester

  • Pediatrics – 8 CFU
  • Obstetrics & gynaecology – 6 CFU
  • Pathology – 8 CFU
  • Forensic & occupational medicine – 7 CFU
  • ADE – 1 CFU

2nd semester

  • Puplic health, international health systems & economics – 11 CFU
  • Internal medicine, clinical pharmacology & clinical risk management – 11 CFU
  • Medicine & Surgery clerkship 2 (Clinical rotation 2) – 6 CFU
  • ADE – 2 CFU

60 CFU

1st semester

  • Medicine & surgery clerkship 3 (Clinical rotation 3) – 27 CFU
  • Thesis – 3 CFU

2nd semester

  • 15 CFU in:
    • Licensing internship in internal medicine
    • Licensing internship in surgery
    • Licensing internship in community medicine
  • Thesis – 15 CFU

Career opportunities

The international dimension of the course and the competence in global health make the graduate in Medicine and Surgery prepared to undertake Italian and international specializations, professional practice and biomedical research. Training therefore can go on with post-graduate programs in Italy or in other Countries, according to the relative regulations, such as:

  • Medical specialization schools
  • Training in General Medicine
  • Second level Masters
  • Ph.D. Programs

Dati generali

  • Course type and duration

    LMU single cycle degree (6 years)

  • Access

    IMAT (International Medical Admission Test) is unique and is of identical content in all test sites. It is prepared by the Ministry of University and Research (MUR) using the Cambridge Assessment. The MUR each year details its content and procedures by decree.

    Available places: 100 (awaiting confirmation)

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    Date of the test: 9th september 2021

  • Classe di laurea

    LM-41 Classe delle lauree magistrali in Medicina e chirurgia

  • Course referent

    Prof. Marco Vitale marco.vitale@unipr.it

  • Department

    Department of Medicine and surgery – Via Gramsci, 14
    Lessons’ headquarters: Piacenza