OUTLINE OF THE ACADEMIC PROGRAM

MBBS program at the University of Wayamba is subject-based and includes 14 major subjects which are divided into Preclinical (3 subjects), Paraclinical (6) and Clinical (5) blocks. Preclinical and Paraclinical subjects are taught as modules; preclinical subjects in the first three semesters, Paraclinical subjects from fourth to seventh semesters. The weightage of modules are expressed in hours. Clinical subjects spread from fourth to tenth semesters and are not module based. Modules are assessed in both in-course and end-course examinations and three composite examinations.

Year

Semester

Subjects, Module/s

Assessment type

1

I and II

Communication and Information Technology

In-course and End-course

1

I

Anatomy I, Physiology I,  Biochemistry I

In-course and End-course

1

II

Anatomy II, Physiology II, Biochemistry II

In-course and End-course

2

III

Anatomy III, Physiology III, Biochemistry III

In-course

Second MBBS Examination, (main and supplementary)

2

IV

Main subjects

Microbiology I, Parasitology I, Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics I, Pathology I, Community Medicine-I         

 

In-course and End-course

Other Subjects

Clinical Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery

 

 

In-course

3

V

Main Subjects

 

Microbiology II

Parasitology II

Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics II

Pathology II

Community Medicine-II

Forensic Medicine and Toxicology I

In-course

In-course and End-course

Other Subjects

 

Clinical Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery

 

In-course

 

 

Year

Semester

Subjects, Module/s

Assessment type

Third MBBS Part I Examination, (main and supplementary)

3

VI

Main Subjects

 

Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics III

Pathology III

Community Medicine-III

Forensic Medicine and Toxicology II

In-course and End-course

Other Subjects

Clinical Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery

 

In-course

4

VII

Main Subjects

Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics IV

Pathology IV

Community Medicine IV

Family Medicine (Family Medicine/General Practice)

Forensic Medicine and Toxicology III

In-course

Other Subjects

Clinical Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery

In-course

Third MBBS Part II Examination, (main and supplementary)

4

VIII

Main Subjects

Clinical Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery

In-course

5

IX

Main Subjects

Clinical Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery

In-course

5

X

Main Subjects

Clinical Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery

In-course and End-course

 

 

Final MBBS Examination, (main and supplementary)     

(the content of the table is subject to minor revision)