MBBS IN KAZAKHSTAN
To understand the MBBS process in KAZAKHSTAN, few colleges and their enrolment process along with curriculum are discussed below:
Established as an Academy in the year 1997, they gained the status of University in 2009. There are seven faculties in this University. These are Internal Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health, Nursing, Preventive Care, Pharmacy, and Postgraduate Education. Other than these faculties, there is also additional medical education available to those enrolled with the university.
When it comes to the staff of this university, it entails 873 teachers who impart quality medical education to a whopping 5,185 students of the university. There are also 112 doctors of medical science, 280 candidates of medical science, 62 professors and 67 associate professors.
Other than the aforementioned, the postgraduate courses on 29 specialties of residency, four specialties of master programme, and two specialties of Ph.D. doctoral degree further make Astana University a top medical university in Kazakhstan.
KAZAKH National Medical University
Established in the year 1931 and recognized as a ‘National University’ in 2001, Kazakh National Medical University is considered as the #1 University of Kazakhstan. Located in Almaty, the university has given some the most famed physicians and medical experts to the world.
At the university there are 76 departments and 7 courses at 6 faculties (therapeutic, pediatric, public health, management in public health and pharmacy, general medicine, professional training and 2 faculties (pharmaceutical and stomatological) departments were transformed into modules (pharmaceutical faculty 5 modules, stomatological 9 modules)
The Bachelor of Medicine consists of 5-year full-time study at the International Medical Faculty of KazNMU.
The 5 years of study in KazNMU includes general education, basic and clinical disciplines. In between 1-2 years of study, students master general educational disciplines that study the norm of the structure and functioning of the human body, the 3rd year devoted to the integrated study of pathological processes in the main organs and systems with the development of the initial skills of clinical thinking, whereas 4th and 5th year courses are devoted to the study of mandatory in-depth clinical disciplines with a choice of specialization on the 5th year.
SEMEY Medical University
This is one of the largest medical university in Kazakhstan with its own hospital and branches in Pavlodar and Ust Kamenogorsk. Established in 1953, the University has turned out to be one of the successful Organizations with thousands of students becoming recognized health professionals across the globe.
The curriculum varies from General Medicine, Public Health, Nursing, Pharmacy & Stomatology in Undergraduate program with course period varying between 4 to 5 years, to Masters in Scientific & Pedagogical Magistracy and also facilitating Doctoral Ph.d and Residency programs
In 1995 University established an additional administration for the foreign students, controlled by two pro-rectors and headed by the dean of the foreign students. In 1998 University signed the agreement for the admission of the eligible foreign candidates for the studies in various medical courses in English medium with “TECAS International”. With the signing of the agreement and the joint efforts of the authorities of the “University” and “TECAS International” - Govt. (State) State Medical University-Semey became the first government medical institution in the central Asian republics, where the studies are being carried out successfully in English medium besides the traditional Russian and local languages.
University has a good set-up for the foreign students and works in close contact with the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, Ministry of foreign affairs, Home Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the embassies and the consular offices of the Republic in the respective countries. Presently Semey State State Medical University- is known as one of the leading institutions of the country for the number of foreign students in it.
Karaganda Medical University
KMU, established in 1950 has currently attained the status of one of the leading Universities in Kazakhstan. The University was marked by the highest national ranking 2nd place in the General Ranking of Medical Higher Education Institutions of Kazakhstan (IQAA), 2nd place in the courses of the master’s program in “Medicine” specialty (IQAA), 2nd place in the ranking of educational programs on “General medicine” specialty (IAAR).
Currently, the University implements the multi-level training of specialists: bachelor program, postgraduate (master’s course, residency, PhD program) and additional education. Training is provided in Kazakh, Russian and English languages. In the University study over eight thousand learners.
Highly skilled staff teach at the University, 22 of them are academicians and corresponding members of the National Academy of Sciences, Academy of Medical Sciences, Academy of Military Sciences, National Academy of Natural Sciences of RK, Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, International Informatization Academy, International Eurasian Academy of Sciences, 72 doctors of sciences, 5 PhD, 266 candidates of sciences and 122 specialists with a Master's degree.
Quality of education and researches is provided through the high level of infrastructure: 4 educational buildings with classrooms equipped with the interactive equipment, scientific library with reading rooms and an electronic library room, Center of Practical Skills with hi-tech simulators and dummies, Research Center and Multiple-Access Laboratory, Research sanitary SIC laboratory, 6 dormitories, 57 clinical sites, 476 bases for undergoing professional practice in the Republic of Kazakhstan and abroad, Medical Center, Dental Clinic, student sports and fitness complexes and recreation areas.
KMU is included into the Directory of Avicenna Medical Schools of World Health Organization and World Federation for Medical Education. KMU is the member of the Magna Charta of Universities (MCU), Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME), Asian Medical Education Association (AMEA), Organization for PhD Education in Biomedicine and Health Sciences in the European System (ORPHEUS), Organization of University Mobility in Asia and the Paciﬁc (UMAP), International Association of Development Education (IADE). Association of Graduate School of Management in Barcelona (GSMB), European University Association (EUA)
Sh. Ualikhanov Kokshetau State University
The university’s multi-level structure includes a bachelor's degree (65 specialties), a master's degree (30 specialties), a doctoral PhD (6 specialties). In 2018, the university obtained licenses in 13 specialties of the bachelor's degree in natural and humanitarian areas, dual specialties, and also in the specialty "General Medicine". Today, more than 6 thousand students, 271 undergraduates and 33 doctoral students are enrolled in the university - 5 years (with the assignment of the academic degree of Bachelor of Medicine) and 2 years of internship (with the qualification of a doctor) in the areas of surgery, therapy, general practice of obstetrics and gynecology.
Simulation rooms equipped with modern high-tech equipment, models and phantoms with computer support; anatomy and physiology; pathological anatomy and physiology; cytology and histology; experimental psychology; language training, lingua-phone room; 3D technologies in medicine, electricity, optics and biophysics; NMR spectroscopy; biological chemistry; organic and bioorganic chemistry; water quality; microbiology, research laboratory, etc.
Currently, the medical faculty has two departments: the department of clinical disciplines and the department of morphology, physiology and general pathology. Enrollment of students for the 2018-2019 school year amounted to 172 bachelor's degrees out of which 41 students arrived from India to study at The Faculty of Medicine.
The faculty of the university includes 410 teachers, among which there are 20 doctors of science, 13 Phd doctors, 92 candidates of science, 214 masters. In the target PhD-doctoral studies at universities in Kazakhstan, 14 people are studying. The owners of the state grant "The best teacher of the university" were 35 teachers.
Doctoral studies - postgraduate education, educational programs, which are aimed at training students for scientific, pedagogical and (or) professional activities with the award of a doctorate in philosophy (PhD).
Sh. Ualikhanov Kokshetau State University works closely with 68 leading research centers and universities in 18 countries. Foreign scientists are invited to the university under the program “Attracting foreign specialists to universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan” to give lectures to students and undergraduates.
University students take part in various national scientific competitions and subject Olympiads.
The library of Sh. Ualikhanov KSU has more than 700 thousand units of scientific and educational publications. The university has its own printing house. The university newspaper “Alau” is published monthly, and an electronic version of the scientific journal “Bulletin of Sh. Ualikhanov Kokshetau State University” is published twice a year.
Sh. Ualikhanov KSU has a modern sports base, which consists of 2 sports and recreation complexes, gymnasiums, basketball, volleyball, wrestling halls, rhythmic gymnastics hall, 2 sports halls, «Tulpar» sports and fitness center, located in the forest area of Zerendinsky zone recreation. There are sports sections and sports and fitness groups.
Nazarbayev University School of Medicine
Nazarbayev University School of Medicine (NUSOM) is the Republic of Kazakhstan’s first US-style curriculum which is taught in English with the goal of educating future medical leaders in health care, education and biomedical research.