Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Program (بكالوريوس الطب و الجراحة)

Undergraduate Program
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery


The Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences offers an exciting opportunity, setting the student on a path to a fulfilling and successful career. Based upon innovation and quality in the provision of medical education, healthcare and research, the student-centric curriculum is supported by world-class facilities and cutting edge technology. Benchmarked against international standards, MBRU presents students with rich and diversified learning opportunities to ensure that graduates will be well prepared with the knowledge, skills and experience to serve the community and promote excellence within the healthcare system.

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Application period 2019-2020

Applications open    October 15th 2018
Applications close    January 15th 2019
Duration    6 Years
Study type    On campus

Academic Calendar

The academic year consists of two semesters and runs from mid-August to early June. There are approximately three weeks of holiday between semesters.

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Course structure

The MBBS program is divided into three phases. Each phase comprise of courses and builds on the preceding one, so that the curriculum is spiral and the students repeat the study of a subject, each time at a higher level of difficulty and in greater depth. Phase 1 is over one academic year, Phase 2 is for two academic years and Phase 3 spreads over three academic years.

PHASE I(40 Weeks) PHASE II(80 Weeks) PHASE III(120 Weeks)
Basic sciences Mechanisms of Disease Clinical sciences
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6

Biomedical and Behavioral Basis of Clinical Practice (2 semesters); reinforced by visits to healthcare facilities and interaction with patients and healthcare professionals.

Mechanisms, Investigation and Treatment of Diseases (4 semesters); involving case-based, and clinical skills such as communication and physical examination, and discussion on clinical and laboratory investigations and treatment, and patient management.

Clinical Sciences and Clinical Clerkships (6 semesters); mainly delivered in the clinical settings with discussion of clinical experience in the tutorial sessions.

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Building 14, Dubai Healthcare City
P.O Box 505055, Dubai UAE

Phone: 800 MBRU (6278)

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