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Medicine and Surgery, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 72 months
University rank #201 (WUR) ,
Starting from a.y. 2019/20, the University of Padova offers the single-cycle degree course (6 years) in Medicine and Surgery completely held in English


The Medicine and Surgery degree course will have an experimental profile, focused on one hand to use tools and teaching contents of the basic disciplines, characterized by a strong scientific value; on the other hand to an early interaction with the clinic, also through lessons and joint activities, in order to quickly achieve the basic concepts in the context of the health-disease binomial. The particular attention to the training of the student also in the communicative-behavioral and bioethical fields, as well as in the principles of health management and global health, will allow to achieve an enriched educational training essential for the new healthcare professional profile that could be useful in Europe and all abroad, as well as in Italy, for example in contexts of intervention on multicultural populations or in contexts with frequent interactions with other countries.

Programme Structure

The main job opportunities for the medical doctors are represented by the possibility of carrying out his / her activity in the field of general medicine, in hospitals and in specialized public and private centers, national and international, as well as the possibility of carrying out health management activities or research in University Centers, public and private research Institutes.

Level: single-cycle degree (6 years)

Field of study: LM-41 - Medicine

Degree awarded: Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Start date: October 2019

Location: Padova

Available places: European candidates or non-European candidates residing in Italy: 54; Non-European candidates residing outside Italy: 9

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    360 ECTS
    The course has a duration of 6 years, during which the student must acquire a total of 360 ECTS, 60 of which are professional internships that are already awarded from the first year of the course. Students can personalize their study plan with elective educational activities of particular interest for a total of 8 ECTS.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

The number of assigned positions, the date of the admission test, the content and the procedures for the selection are defined annually by Ministerial Decree and are indicated in the admission notice.

The admission notice also reports the knowledge and skills defined annually by Ministerial Decree and the level of proficiency in English.

Candidates must pass an admission test in English (IMAT) and can proceed to registration according to the available positions, ranking and the achievement of a minimum score defined by the admission test.

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Tuition Fee

Information on 2019/20 fees is not yet available, but the amounts will be more or less be the same of 2018/19. Please check:


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