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Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

Shiraz School of Medicine, with over 65 years of experience, is one of the oldest Medical schools in the country and well-known internationally. It offers a full range of comprehensive programs in clinical and basic sciences, and accepts international students in Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program.

 

 

General Information of SUMS Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Program

 

 

 

Shiraz School of Medicine, with over 70 years of experience, is one of the oldest Medical schools in the country and well-known internationally. It offers a full range of comprehensive programs in clinical and basic sciences, and accepts international students in Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program for the upcoming semester.

 

Medium of Instruction

The major language of instruction for international Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program at SUMS during the pre-clinical phase is English. However, due to the fact that communicating with local patients (in Persian) is an integral part of clinical practice, students must master Persian language skills including speaking, writing and reading prior to the start of the clinical period, i.e. the 4th year of their studies. Courses are offered in either English or Persian during the clinical phase depending on the relevant department’s decision. For more detailed information please visit the Persian Language requirement page.

 

 

Class Location

Shiraz, Iran.

 

 

Duration of the Program

The Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Program at SUMS is an undergraduate program that takes 7 years to complete, that is, 14 semesters and consists of pre-clinical and clinical phases. The first 5 semesters serve as the foundation of basic medical knowledge. The rest of the program comprises PhysiopathologyStudentshipExternship and Internship periods, taking 12 months, 12 months, 12 months and 18 months, respectively to complete. From the eight semester training is extended with clinical practice, in which students receive training at the clinical departments and the teaching hospitals. Upon the successful completion of the program the title “Doctor of Medicine” (medical doctor; Dr. Med.) is granted to those who have met all the requirements of the training.

 


Basic Information:
Program Type: Degree Based
Level Of study: Undergraduate
School / Faculty: School of Medicine
Department:
Major (Name Of Program): Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
This program contact information:
Telephone: 00987132122884
Fax: 00987132356996
Mobile: 00987132356996
Email Address: admission_gsia@sums.ac.ir
Address: 6th Floor, Central building of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Zand St., Shiraz, Iran
Contact Person Name: Office of International Affairs
Program Detail:
Language Requirements:

The minimum score for TOEFL PBT, TOEFL iBT and IELTS for Undergraduate students is 525, 69 and 5.5 respectively.

Admission Requirements:
 
  • A satisfactory academic record: Applicants must obtain a record of transcripts from the institution they have attended. There is no minimum required GPA to secure admission to an undergraduate program. However, competitive applicants have the GPA of 3.00 or above.

  • A secondary school diploma or the equivalent certificate

  • Curriculum vitae: This includes your personal information as well as your educational background and work experience.

  • Cover Letter: This letter demonstrates which program you are deciding to apply for.

  • Scan copy of the main page of your passport in high quality in any graphic format (PDF, JPEG, PNG)

  • Passport photo

  • Language requirements: Evidence of English Proficiency on the TOEFL or IELTS tests. The minimum score for TOEFL PBT, TOEFL iBT and IELTS is 525, 69 and 5.5 respectively.

 
Length of Training:

7 years (14 semesters)

Program Curriculum: