Macau | First local medical degree to be operated by Macau University of Science and Technology

The Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) will be allowed to operate a six-year medical degree of internal and external medicine, which is the first medical degree offered by a local institution

Macau (MNA) – The Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) will offer a six-year medical degree of internal and external medicine, which is the first medical degree offered by a local institution, it was announced in the Official Gazette on Monday.

According to the note, students are required to undergo a one year internship during the sixth year of study.

Several specialties have been identified, namely internal medicine, surgery, family medicine and mental health, obstetrics and gynaecology, pediatrics, surgery, community and family medicine.

On September 2018, the Macau SAR Government has announced the setting up of a Medical Academy to deal with internships in order to standardise the quality of physicians operating in the city.

The previous requirement of six months has been extended to one year.

The course will be conducted in English and Chinese.

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