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Medicine and Surgery

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What is the objective of the course? What is it?
What does it train you for?

This Master degree Single Cycle in Medicine and Surgery prepares students for the medical surgeon profession. Medical surgeons treat and cure the most common and prevalent dysfunctions, diseases and lesions in the population; develop and implement early diagnosis of serious diseases in patients at risk; prescribe drugs and non-drug treatments, clinical examinations for diagnosis, hospital admission and specialist visits; monitor the course of diseases and their treatment; demand and implement preventive measures for patients or the organisations they work in.

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What do you learn?

The Medicine and Surgery Master Degree programme includes the study of bio-medical and medical subjects, as well as a thorough knowledge of English and psychology based on a medical-patient approach. Attendance at preclinical and clinical internships is mandatory. Practical evaluation internships in the medical area for the state exam (TPVES) within the curricular course of the Master's Degree in Medicine and Surgery allow students to achieve a degree in medicine and a full license to practice medicine at the same time.

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What can you do with it?

Career opportunities for graduates in Medicine and Surgery are offered by:

  • Universities and research centres;
  • Hospitals and specialist national health system centres;
  • Public and private clinics, national and international health and humanitarian organisations. A Master Degree is also a requirement for admission to Medical Speciality Schools.