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Curriculum

Courses focus primarily on clinical practice, and case studies are used to illustrate theory-based course contents. Small-group learning enables students to develop detailed, problem-centred and patient-focused approaches. Training in professional behaviour and conduct helps students to develop suitable reflective and decision-making capabilities, stamina, a feeling for psychological well-being and a strong sense of responsibility. The focus is also on enhancing the skills required to form interpersonal relationships, to recognise, understand and handle group dynamics, to manage tasks and responsibilities, as well as to identify and deal sympathetically with borderline situations and uncertainty. This in turn supports the students’ interpersonal and professional socialisation.

Graduates of the programme are true medical experts, able to demonstrate outstanding medical expertise, clinical abilities and a professional attitude. They will have developed the core competences of modern-day medical practitioners: communication skills, team spirit and a professional mindset. However, graduates can also act as managers, trainers and advocates on health-care issues.

Modular courses are offered in all semesters. The timing and content of these courses are designed to meet the requirements for interdisciplinary learning. The modules in years 1 and 2 are designed to promote several different kinds of expertise (basic knowledge, context, skills and abilities, and academic background). Year 3 prepares students for the Human Medicine master programme and training in clinical practice with a series of specialised courses focusing on medicine. The lead-up to these courses begins in semester 4, when students either take a preparatory course prior to a clinical placement and then complete a hospital internship, or gain experience of a particular occupation.

 

1st Semester
BM01 Basics of Medical ScienceBM02 Locomotion
From Form to Function
BM03 From Cell to Organism
Biomedical Physics
Public Health and Economics
Professional Development and Skills
Science and Research

 

2nd Semester
BM04 Essential Human Body FunctionsBM05 Molecular ControlBM06 Homeostasis
Biomedical Physics
Public Health and Economics
Professional Development and Skills
Science and Research

 

3rd Semester
BM07 From Health Maintenance to DiseaseBM08 Basics of General MedicineBM09 Basics of Pharmacological Treatment
Biomedical Physics
Public Health and Economics
Professional Development and Skills
Science and Research

 

4th Semester
BM10 Microbiology and HygieneBM11 Prevention of Lifestyle DiseasesBM12 Elective Module
Biomedical Physics
Public Health and Economics
Professional Development and Skills
Science and Research

 

5th Semester
BM13 Circulation and RespirationBM14 MetabolismBM15 Regulatory Circuits
Biomedical Physics
Public Health and Economics
Professional Development and Skills
Science and Research

 

6th Semester
BM16 Mind and Sensory SystemsBM17 Life CycleBM18 Emergencies and Rheumatic Diseases
Biomedical Physics
Public Health and Economics
Professional Development and Skills
Science and Research

 

Events

  1. 19 Jan

    KL Lunchtime Seminar: Extramedullary hematopoiesis as part of the innate immune defence against infections

    19. January 2022, 12:00 - 13:00
    Karl Landsteiner University, 3500 Krems/Donau, Wing Y, KL Auditorium
  2. 26 Jan

    KL Lunchtime Seminar: Mechanisms of solute transport through cellular membranes

    26. January 2022, 12:00 - 13:00
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    27. January 2022, 18:00 - 19:00
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