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MD (Doctor of Medicine) Study Plan 6 Years / Enrollment Year Sept 2022 Onwards

MD Study Plan Chart

MD (Doctor of Medicine)

The Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree is offered at the end of 6 years of MD program with total of 224 credits. Apart from the courses offered in the Basic Medical Sciences and Preclinical Sciences, it also covers clinical theory and clerkship rotations in Internal Medicine and allied subjects, General Surgery and allied subjects, Pediatrics and Neonatology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Community Medicine, Psychiatry, Orthopedics, ENT, Ophthalmology and electives.

Pre Medical Sciences
Semester 1 Semester II
    Credit Hours Exam (ESE/ EYE)     Credit Hours Exam (ESE/ EYE)
Code Title Theory Practical Code Title   Practical
ENG 103 English 3 - ESE HSC 103 Health Sciences Communication in English 3 - ESE
ARB 103 Health Sciences Communication in Arabic 3 - ESE ICM 102 Islamic Culture in Medicine 3 - ESE
MES 103 Emirates Society 3 - ESE PSY 103 Psychology & Behavioral Sciences 3 - ESE
MCB 103 Cell Biology 2 1 ESE MIC 112 Infection Control-1 1 1 ESE
MHB 1111 Human Biology-1 2 3 Continuous Course 3 3 EYE
MRM 112 Research Methodology-1 1 - Continuous Course - 1 CA
Total credits (18) 14 4   Total credits (18) 13 5  

ESE: End Semester Exam
CA: Continuous Assessment
EYE: End Year Exam

Semester III Semester IV
    Credit Hours Exam (ESE/ EYE)     Credit Hours Exam (ESE/ EYE)
Code Title Theory Practical Code Title Theory Practical
MHB 2212 Human Biology-2 3 3 Continuous Course 2 4 EYE
ITI 203 Information Technology and Innovation 3 - ESE MBP 203 Bioethics and Professionalism 2 1 ESE
MCS 212 Clinical Skills-I - 1 Continuous Course - 1 CA
MRM 223 Research Methodology-2 - 2 Continuous Course - 1 ESE
MMG 103 Medical Genetics 2 1 ESE MHN 203 Health and Nutrition 2 1 ESE
MBS 203 Biostatistics 2 1 ESE MCP 202 Career and Professional  Development 1 1 CA
          MIE 202 Innovation and Entrepreneurship - 2 MIE 202
Total credits (18) 10 8   Total credits (18) 7 11  

ESE: End Semester Exam
CA: Continuous Assessment
EYE: End Year Exam

Pre-Clinical and Clinical
Semester V Semester VI
    Credit Hours Exam (ESE/ EYE)     Credit Hours Exam (ESE/ EYE)
Code Title Theory Practical Code Title Theory Practical
MSK 308 Musculoskeletal Module 3 5 EYE MRS 305 Respiratory System Module 2 3 EYE
MCV 308 Cardio Vascular System  Module 3 5 EYE MGI 306 Gastro intestinal System Module 3 3 EYE
MCS 322 Clinical Skills –II - 2 CA MGU 307 Genitourinary System Module 3 4 EYE
Total Credits (18) 6 12   Total Credits (18) 8 10  

ESE: End Semester Exam
CA: Continuous Assessment
EYE: End Year Exam

Course code Course Title   Credits Comprehensive Examination
  Theory Practical/ Clinical
MED 404 Endocrine Module Semesters VII 2 2 EYE
MNB 407 Neurology & Behavioral Sciences Module Semester VII & VIII 3 4 EYE
MCM 411 Community Medicine-I Continuous course 1 - EYE
MIM 418 Internal Medicine including Dermatology & Radiology-I Continuous course 4 4 EYE
MGS 415 General Surgery-I Continuous course 3 2 EYE
MOR 404 Orthopedics Continuous course 2 2 EYE
MEN 403 Oto -Rhino - Laryngology (ENT) Continuous course 1 2 EYE
MOP 403 Ophthalmology Continuous course 1 2 EYE
MCD 411 Clinical Decision Making-I Continuous course 1 0 CA
Total Credits (36)   17 19  

CA: Continuous Assessment
EYE: End Year Exam

Course Code Course Title   Weeks Comprehensive Examination
Semesters IX & X Theory Clinical
MIM 527 Internal Medicine-II Continuous course 3 4 EYE
MGS 527 General Surgery-II Continuous course 3 4 EYE
MOG 517 Obstetrics and Gynecology-I Continuous course 3 4 EYE
MPE 517 Pediatrics & Neonatology-I Continuous course 3 4 EYE
MCM 526 Community Medicine-II Continuous course 2 4 EYE
MPS 505 Psychiatry Continuous course 1 4 EYE
MIC 521 Infection Control-II (Antibiotic Stewardship) Continuous course 1 - CA
Total Credits= 40   16 24  

CA: Continuous Assessment
EYE: End Year Exam

Course Code Course Title   Weeks   Comprehensive Examination
Semesters IX & X Theory Clinical
MIM 6311 Internal Medicine including Emergency Medicine-III Continuous Course 3 8 EYE
MGS 6312 General Surgery including Anesthesia-III Continuous Course 4 8 EYE
MOG 627 Obstetrics & Gynecology-II Continuous Course 3 4 EYE
MPE 627 Pediatrics and Neonatology-II Continuous Course 3 4 EYE
MCD 621 Clinical Decision Making-II Continuous Course 1 - CA
  Electives Continuous course - 2 -
Total credits (40)   14 26  

CA: Continuous Assessment
EYE: End Year Exam

Total Credits = 224

FIRST TWO YEARS (Pre-medical) deal with Human Biology, Cell Biology, Health and Nutrition, Research Methodology, Biostatistics, Bioethics and professionalism, Medical Genetics, Research Projects, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and General education courses such as English, Health Sciences Communication in Arabic, Health Science Communication in English, Psychology and Behavioral sciences, Emirates Society, Information Technology and Innovation.

NEXT FOUR YEARS of medical curriculum deals with various organ system modules, various clinical disciplines such as Medicine, Surgery, OBG, Pediatrics, Community Medicine and other ancillary courses.