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Master in Medicine

The education model adopted by USI is based on University of Basel. Therefore, UniBas will support and counsel USI in creating the Master curriculum, the educational concept and the corresponding teaching and examination methods.

Study Program

The Master at USI adheres to the following structure:

1. Master year:
Frontal lectures in medicine (system-oriented modules), internship at general practitioner, clinical skills (bedside, clinical cases, courses and simulated cases, simulation labs, communication with patients) and research. The frontal lectures and a part of the clinical skills will take place on the Lugano campus, whilst the bedside teaching will be at the clinical institutions. During the first Master year every student will spend time at a general practitioner in Ticino.

2. Master year:
Frontal lectures in medicine (system-oriented modules), clinical skills (bedside, clinical cases, courses and simulated cases, simulation labs, communication with patients), scientific training and research workshops, research and beginning of clinical traineeship.

3. Master year:
Clinical traineeship, Master thesis, courses from symptom to management, and research.

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