Doctor of Medicine Programme


Brief Information

1. General information Training programme: Doctor of Medicine
Training level: Undergraduate
Major: Health Science
Major code: 7720101
Type of education: Full-time
Training duration: 6 years
2. QualificationGraduation diploma: Doctor of Medicine degree
Diploma value: Nationwide validation. Medical Doctor degree signed and sealed (of approval) by the VNUHCM Chancellor and the Dean of the School of Medicine – VNUHCM
3. Programme Structure+ Organs module by integrating method;
+ Module Evaluation of credits.
4. Teaching method:+ Integrated modules that encompass various facets of knowledge, including theory, medical skills, pre-clinical practice, and clinical internship.
+ Problem-based learning (PBL), where discussions and problem-solving activities centered around real-life cases or scenarios are utilised.
5. AssessmentFormative and Summative Assessment
6. HighlightsAdvanced training strategy towards international integration:
+ The number of students fulfil the criteria of the integrated programme design characteristics (Small class – Big care), ensuring individual attention and support
+ Group discussion of 8-10 students to develop a well-rounded understanding, proficiency, and mindset in learners.
Early exposure to clinical scenarios, starting from the first year, allowing students to apply theoretical knowledge throughout their training until the final year.
+ Medical training model is simultaneously hospital-based and community-engaged.
6. Admission+ Depends on the annual forms of examination
+ Eligible applicants:
– Individuals who have completed the Vietnamese high school curriculum or an equivalent foreign program.
– Applicants who have obtained a university degree in related fields such as Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Biology, or Biochemistry from member institutions of VNU-HCM or universities in English-speaking nations are also considered.
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School of Medicine – Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City