General Medicine, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 72 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • English, Czech
Masaryk University ,
This six-year full-time Master’s study programme is designed to prepare students for the medical profession. This General Medicine programme is offered by Masaryk University.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


By completing their studies, students earn the MUDr. (Doctor of General Medicine) degree. The programme is designed for graduates of secondary schools completed with a school-leaving examination.

This General Medicine programme is offered by Masaryk University

In the course of the first two years, the curriculum includes primarily theoretical courses (Biology, Biophysics, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Anatomy, Histology, and Physiology). To be able to complete these courses, students need excellent knowledge of science subjects at grammar school level. The classes consist of lectures, laboratory practicals, and seminars.

A successful graduate is able to
  • Use theoretical and practical knowledge in biophysics, biology, pharmacology, anatomy, morphology, and physiology of the human body (in both normal and pathological states) to the extent defined in the descriptions of individual courses.
  • Identify states that are life-threatening and provide qualified care.
  • Use the basic ways of medical examination using less complex devices and basic laboratory techniques including differential diagnosis of diseases that are common in our population or are especially important due to their severity.
  • Provide basic therapeutic and nursing interventions.
  • Is familiar with the principles of diagnosing and treating all major health disorders and their classification as to the level of urgency, method, and place of treatment.
  • Apply the rules of primary and secondary prevention and promotion of health.
  • Has basic knowledge and skills in the area of radiation protection.
  • Is familiar with the organization of Czech healthcare and its basic legal principles, knows the economic principles of healthcare facility operation, and understands the social and economic determinants of health and the impact of diseases.
  • Is familiar with the basic principles of medical psychology and professional ethics of relationships between doctors and patients and is able to apply them in medical practice.
Graduate employment

Graduates can apply for a wide range of positions in all the disciplines of medicine including the food, water, and product safety services and paediatrics. They can also work as research workers in biomedical science disciplines or as specialized representatives of pharmacological companies.

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Biophysics
  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Medical Ethics
  • Histology and Embryology
  • Communication and selfexperience
  • Basic Medical Terminology
  • Medical Chemistry
  • Handling chemical substances
For more information please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 72 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Czech
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

Admission Requirements

The students are accepted on the basis of written entrance examinations in the following subjects: Physics or Math, Chemistry and Biology. Each test contains 40 questions. Students always choose one correct answer from the five possible (only one is correct). The range of topics for Biology, Chemistry, Math and Physics. Each test takes 80 minutes. No tables are necessary, only the simple calculator.

  • Bachelor’s degree certificate

Proof of qualifications (diploma copy certified by an authorised university office or a public notary) including a final transcript of records. A diploma or transcript of records not issued in English or Czech should be accompanied by an official English language translation, stamped and signed by an authorised translator or university office.

  • Certificate of proficiency in English

You must prove that your command of the English language is sufficient for you to follow courses without language-related difficulties. The following are accepted:

  • TOEFL score of over 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based) or 79 (Internet-based)
  • IELTS score of over 6.5, Cambridge CAE (B grade or higher) or CPE (C grade or higher)
  • Native speakers and holders of degrees taught in English are exempt.

Please note that the above scores may not be sufficient for some faculties or departments. You may be asked to demonstrate your English proficiency e.g. in a video conference interview.

  • Curriculum vitae

Summary of education, relevant work experience, skills, etc.

  • Statement of purpose

Document outlining your personal and professional motivation for applying for studies in a given degree programme.

  • Recommendation letter

You may be required to provide references from a teacher or thesis supervisor.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 9200 International
  • EUR 9200 EU/EEA

*Tuition fees at the Faculty of Medicine are paid in CZK. Prices in EUR may differ slightly depending on the current exchange rate.


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