MBBS in General Medicine


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Program Description


Key aspects

  • The program is taught in Russian and English
  • The program meets Russia’s Federal State Education Standard of Higher Education for 31.05.01 General Medicine field of training
  • A wide range of academic subjects pertaining to healthcare is offered
  • Russian and English for medical professionals are taught
  • Students will be engaged in applied medical and biological research


The program aims to train specialists who will be able to apply theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the course of employment in the healthcare system.


  • Module 1: Academic subjects within 31.05.01 field of training
  • Module 2: Internships (including research internship)
  • Module 3: Optional courses
  • Module 4: Final State Attestation

Module 1: Academic subjects within 31.05.01 field of training

Core part

Compulsory subjects

  • Philosophy
  • Bioethics
  • History
  • Law studies
  • Foreign language
  • Sociology
  • Economics
  • Continuous education pedagogy
  • Basic project management
  • Latin
  • Physics and mathematics
  • Computer science and information technologies
  • Medical computer science
  • Medical chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Anatomy
  • Topographic anatomy and operative surgery
  • Histology, embryology, and cytology
  • Hominal physiology
  • Microbiology and virology
  • Pharmacology
  • Morbid anatomy
  • Morbid physiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Medical rehabilitation
  • Dermatovenerology
  • Neurology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Forensic pathology
  • Health and safety training course
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Pediatrics
  • Propaedeutics of Internal Diseases
  • Intermediate level therapy
  • Clinical therapy
  • Contagious diseases
  • Phthisiology
  • Outpatient therapy
  • General surgery
  • Intermediate level surgery
  • Urology
  • Clinical surgery
  • Dentistry
  • Oncology
  • Traumatology and orthopedics
  • The Russian language and the standard of speech
  • Physical training and sports
  • Electives in physical training and sports
  • Hygiene
  • Immunology
  • History of medicine
  • Bio-organic chemistry and its medical aspects
  • Genetic analysis in biology and medicine
  • Fundamentals of medical and clinical genetics
  • Neurosurgery
  • Basics of the profession
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Psychiatry and medical psychology


  • Academic writing (in foreign language)
  • Foreign language (for medical professionals)
  • History of world religions
  • Fundamentals of Orthodox Christian culture
  • Academic writing (in Russian)
  • Business foreign language

Variable part

  • Pharmaceutic terminology and medication order
  • Software design and computer-aided diagnosis
  • Clinical pharmacology
  • Diagnostic radiology
  • Emergency medicine
  • Occupational diseases
  • Endocrinology
  • Anaesthesiology, resuscitation and intensive care
  • Public health and healthcare system, the healthcare economy


  • Physiological basics of functional diagnostics
  • Organic compounds research methods
  • Immune response in practice
  • Fundamentals of immune diagnostics
  • Basic phytotherapy
  • Personalized medicine
  • Basic andrology
  • Clinical anatomy
  • Functional diagnostics
  • Psycho-correction of crisis conditions
  • Professional communication training
  • Excitable tissues physiology
  • Control of living functions


Module 2: Internships (including research activities)


  • This type of training enables students to build primary professional skills

Field internship

  • Field internship enables students to develop professional skills and acquire professional experience
  • Clinical internship: assistant charge nurse
  • Clinical internship: medical assistant at surgery, GM and obstetrics, and gynecology hospital departments
  • Clinical internship: medical assistant at outpatient departments

Module 3: Optional courses

  • Protection of doctors’ rights
  • Labour law for medical professionals

Career prospects

  • Public and private healthcare organizations, GP offices and other healthcare institutions
  • Research institutions engaged in medical and biological research
  • Representative offices of pharmaceutical companies
  • Medical and social services
  • Consulting services
Last updated Dec 2020

About the School

The mission of Belgorod State University (BelSU) is to solve research problems of international and national significance, to harmoniously integrate the educational, research, social and cultural func ... Read More

The mission of Belgorod State University (BelSU) is to solve research problems of international and national significance, to harmoniously integrate the educational, research, social and cultural functions of the University, to train highly qualified professionals capable of ensuring the competitiveness of Russia and Belgorod region in the global socio-economic arena, and to preserve and develop the cultural and moral legacy of the country and the region. Read less