Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Medicine

Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine at Aalborg Academy of Science

The Dean Of The Faculty

The Dean Of The Faculty

Dean / Prof. Dr. Abdulghani Al-Sammarraie

The dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Aalborg Academy of Science holds a bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Medicine in Basra in 1977 and a Masters degree in Reproductive Pathology in 1988, he also holds a Ph.D. in Virology in 1986 from the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom. He worked for more than 31 years as a consultant in allergy, dermatology and infectious diseases at the Faculty of Medicine in the University of Basra and Tikrit University as well as a lecturer, assistant professor and professor at the universities of Basra, Tikrit, and the Lahaye International University.
He has held many prestigious scientific positions, such as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Tikrit University, Chairman of the Promotions Committee at Tikrit University and Dean of the Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences at the Lahaye International University, in addition to obtaining many prestigious scientific titles. Dr. Abdul Ghani Al-Sammarraie led many practical researches in the fields of fungi, viruses, bacteria, allergies and infectious diseases. He taught these fields in the universities of Basra, Tikrit and Lahaye International.

Deputy Dean / Prof. Dr. Hamad Al-Jumaili
Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Aalborg Academy of Science holds a doctorate in histology and embryos from the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom and a bachelor’s degree in life sciences from Mosul University, he worked as professor of embryo and histology at Mosul University and a teacher and assistant professor at Mosul University and supervised many of masters and doctoral theses, in addition to chairing several discussion committees of letters and scientific papers.
He has held several senior scientific positions, such as Dean of the College of Nursing at Baghdad University, Founder and Dean of the Faculty of Nursing at Mosul University and Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Mosul University. He was honored several times and received many thanks and appreciation books.

Introduction

Introduction

The Faculty of Medicine aims to provide the latest medical curriculum to graduate highly qualified physicians in the treatment of diseases.

Vision, Mission, and Objectives:

Vision, Mission, and Objectives:

Vision and Mission:

  1. Play a fundamental role in repairing the healthy environment of society.
  2. Preparing and graduating physicians with high efficiency.
  3. Adoption of modern health systems, especially primary health care.

Objectives:

  1. Graduating Physicians with medical background in different branches of medicine
  2. The graduate physician will have an essential and important role in the functioning of various health programs

Study Programs

Study Programs

Bachelor Curriculum / 6 Years

 

FIRST YEAR

Code Subject Hours Credit
Theory Practical
101ANAT Anatomy 60 90 7
101HIST Histology 45 45 5
101EMBMB Embryology/ Molecular Biology 45 30 4
101MICR Microbiology 45 75 6
101BIOCH Biochemistry/chemistry 45 60 5
101PHYS Physiology 45 45 5
101MPHY Medical physics 30 60 4
101PHAR Pharmacology [Toxicology & pollution] 30 2
101COMP Computer 30 60 4
101COMM Community medicine 30 45 4
101MGEN Medical genetics 45 3
101HRIG Human rights 60 60 6
101CORP Community Research Project 30 75 5
Total 540 645 60

SECOND YEAR

Code Subject Hours Credit
Theory Practical
201ANAT Anatomy 45 120 8
201HIST Histology 30 75 5
201EMBR Embryology 15 1
201MICR Microbiology 60 75 7
201PATH Pathology 45 75 6
201BIOC Biochemistry 60 75 7
201PHYS Physiology 60 75 7
201PHAR Pharmacology [Toxicology & pollution] 60 75 7
201COMP Computer [statistical programs] 75 3
201COMM Community medicine 30 45 5
201CORP Community Research Project 15 45 4
Total 420 735 60

THIRD YEAR

Code Subject Hours Credit
Theory Practical
301ANAT Anatomy 45 90 6
301HIST Histology 30 45 5
301EMBR Embryology 15 1
301MICR Microbiology 30 75 5
301PATH Pathology 60 75 7
301PARA Parasitology 60 60 6
301BIOC Biochemistry 45 75 6
301PHYS Physiology 45 30 4
301PHAR Pharmacology [Toxicology & pollution] 60 30 5
301SURG Surgery 30 2
301COMM Community medicine 30 45 5
301CORP Community Research Project 15 45 4
301MEDI Medicine 30 60 4
Total 495 630 60

FOURTH YEAR

Code Subject Hours Credit
Theory Practical
401OBST Obstetric 60 90 8
401PEDI Pediatric 45 90 7
401NEUR Neurology 90 60 8
401FMED Forensic Medicine 60 60 6
401METH Medical ethics & safety 45 3
401SURG Surgery 60 90 8
401COMM Community medicine 60 60 6
401CORP Community Research Project 15 45 3
401MEDI Medicine [Abdomen, Chest, Oncology] 120 90 11
Total 555 585 60

FIFTH YEAR

Code Subject Hours Credit
Theory Practical
501GYNE Gynecology 45 75 6
501PEDI Pediatric 60 4
501DERM Dermatology 30 75 5
501ENTH E N T 30 75 5
501RHEU Rheumatology 30 45 4
501DRRT Diagnostic radiology & radiation therapy 30 75 5
501COMM Community medicine 30 45 4
501CORP Community Research Project 30 45 4
501MEDI Medicine [clinical pharmacology & clinical pathology] 90 6
501ORTH Orthopedics 30 75 5
501SUPU Surgery [plastic & urology] 30 2
501OPHT Ophthalmology 30 75 5
501PSYC Psychiatry 30 75 5
Total 495 660 60

SIXTH YEAR

Code Subject Hours Credit
Theory Clinical
601MEDI Medicine 360 14
601SURG Surgery 360 14
601PEDI Pediatric 300 12
601OBGY Obstetric/Gynecology 300 12
601COMM Community medicine 60 2
601MCHH Maternal & child health 60 2
601EMED Emergency medicine 100 4
Total 1450 60

Master Curriculum / 2 Years

 

  1. Master Program in Dermatology

  2. MSc program in Radiology

  3. Master Program in Orthopaedics

  4. Master Program in Oncology

  5. Master Program in Pathology

  6. Master Program in Gynecology and Obstetrics

  7. Master Program in Child Health

  8. Master Program in Otolaryngology

  9. Master Program in Family Medicine

  10. Master Program in General Surgery

  11. Master Program in Medical Microbiology

  12. Master Program in Nutrition

  13. Master Program in Epidemiology

 

Master Program in Dermatology

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
DERAPH Skin Anatomy & Physiology 1
DERMPD Mycotic and Parasitic Skin Diseases 2
DERBIO Biochemistry 1
DERIMM Immunology 2
DERBVD Bacterial and Viral Skin Disease 3
DERDER Dermatitis 1
DERBCTD Bullous, connective tissue, vascular and inherited disorders 2
12

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
DERRES Research Method 2
DERPSD Papulosquamous Disease 2
DERPDI Pigmentory Disorders 2
DERSTD STD 3
DERSTU Skin Tumors 1
DERSSD Skin and Systemic Diseases and Psyche 1
DERARE Allergic Reaction 1
12

SECOND YEAR

Research Project: 12 Credit


M Sc program in Radiology

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
RADPHY Imaging Physics and anatomy 3
RADMSN Musculoskeletal and Neurological Imaging 3
RADONCI Oncological Imaging 2
RADMECS Medical Imaging Core Skills 2
RADDIG Digital Radiography and X-Ray Computed Tomography 2
TOTAL 12

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
RADUSI Ultrasound Imaging 2
RADMRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2
RADRIM Radionuclide Imaging 2
RADMIA Medical Image Analysis 2
RADPMI Principles for Medical Image Interpretation 2
RADRES Research Methods 2
12

SECOND YEAR

Research Project: 12 Credit


Master Program in Orthopaedics

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
ORTTTUL Trauma Theory & upper limb 2
ORTTSLL Trauma of the Spine & Lower Limb 4
ORTPEDT Pediatric Trauma 2
ORTCHIO Children Orthopedics 2
ORTRES Research Methods/ Biostatistics 2
12

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
ORTONC Oncology 3
ORTOUL Orthopedics – Upper Limb 2
ORTOSP Orthopedics of Spine 4
ORTOLL Orthopedics of Lower Limb 3
12

SECOND YEAR

Research Project: 12 Credit


Master Program in Oncology

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
The Cellular and Molecular Biology of Cancer 1
Research Methods-Epidemiology and Statistics 2
Molecular Pathology of Cancer 2
Therapy and Management 2
Solid Tumor 1 4
Radiation Physics, Radiation Biology 1
12

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
Caring for Cancer Patient 1
Haemato-oncology 3
Solid Tumor 2 4
Pediatric Oncology 2
Surgical Oncology 2
12

SECOND YEAR

Research Project: 12 Credit


Master Program in Pathology

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
PATBAP Introduction to Basic and Applied Pathology 3
PATHIS Histology 2
PATBIO Biochemistry 2
PATMOL Molecular Biology 1
PATANA Anatomy 2
10

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
PATREM Research Method 2
PATBEP Pathology [Basic and Experimental Pathology] 4
PATSYP Systemic Pathology 6
PATIMM Immunology 2
14

SECOND YEAR

Research Project: 12 Credit


Master Program in Gynecology and Obstetrics

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
OGMIC Microbiology 2
OGAP Anatomy & Physiology 1
OGRE Reproductive Endocrinology 1
OGOBS1 Obstetric 1 4
OGGYN1 Gynecology 1 4
12

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
OGOBS2 Obstetric 2 5
OGGUN2 Gynecology 2 5
OGRESM Research Methods 2
12

SECOND YEAR

Research Project: 12 Credit


Master Program in Child Health

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
Foundation course 5
Research Methods/ Biostatistics 2
Infectious Disease 5
12

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
Non Infectious Diseases 6
Pediatric Oncology 2
Neonatology 2
Pediatric Pharmacology 1
Endocrinology 1
12

SECOND YEAR

Research Project: 12 Credit


Master Program in Otolaryngology

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
ENTHNA Head and Neck Anatomy 2
ENTPR Physiology of Respiration 1
ENTRME Research Methods/Epidemiology/ Biostatistics 2
ENTNOS Nose 3
ENTDID Degenerative and Idiopathic Diseases 1
ENTASP Audiology and Speech Pathology 2
ENTHNS Head and Neck Surgery 4
15

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
ENTTBA Temporal Bone Anatomy and Dissection 1
ENTENT ENT Emergencies 2
ENTLAR Laryngology 2
ENTOTO Otology 4
ENTPOT Pediatric Otology 3
ENTONC Oncology 3
15

SECOND YEAR

Research Project: 15 Credit


Master Program in Family Medicine

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
FAMCME Continuing Medical Education 2
FAMCOU Counselling ACUCIENCES 2
FAMEEBM Epidemiology and Evidence Based Medicine 2
FAMCCO

The Consultation and Communication

 

2
FAMDPR

Doctor-Patient Relationship/ Ethics

 

2
FAMHPRA Health Promotion, Screening and Risk Assessment 2
12

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
FAMREM Research Method 2
FAMCDP Chronic Disease in Primary Care 2
FAMSTD Sexuality and STDS 2
FAMCAH Child and Adolescent Health 2
FAMHCE Health Care of the Elderly 2
FAMFML Forensic Medical and Legal issues in Primary Care 2
FAMGIH Gender Issues in Health/ Women’s Health 2
12

SECOND YEAR

Research Project: 12 Credit


Master Program in General Surgery 

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
SURANA Surgical Anatomy 2
SURPHY Surgical Physiology 2
SURPATH Surgical Pathology 2
SURRSM Research Methods, Epidemiology, Biostatistics 2
SURMIC Surgical Microbiology 2
SURPS Principles of Surgery [surgical critical care & casualty] 2
12

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
SURPSLOG Principles of Surgery – Logbook 3
SURBPPGS Basic Principles & Practice of General Surgery 4
SURNUR Neurosurgery 2
SURCTVS Cardiothoracic & Vascular 2
SURPU Plastic & Urology 1
12

SECOND YEAR

Research Project: 12 Credit


Master Program in Medical Microbiology

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
MICBAC Medical Bacteriology 4
MICMYC Medical Mycology 2
MICBIO Biochemistry 2
MICMOL Molecular Biology 1
MICPAR Parasitology 3
12

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
MICREM Research Method 2
MICVIR Medical Virology 4
MICIMM Applied Immunology 3
MICDMI Diagnostic Microbiology 2
MICPHA Pharmacology 1
12

SECOND YEAR

Research Project: 12 Credit


Master Program in Nutrition

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
NUTCPNS Concepts and Principles of Nutrition Sciences 6
NUTESM

Essentials of the Scientific

Method

6
12

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
NUTPHN Public Health Nutrition 6
NUTCN Clinical Nutrition 6
12

SECOND YEAR

Research Project: 12 Credit


Master Program in Epidemiology

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
EPIEPI1 Epidemiology 1 5
EPIISCRM Introduction to Statistics and Computing 1
EPIRM Research Methods 1
EPICEML Critical Evaluation of the Medical Literature and Coursework Writing Scientific Manuscripts 1
EPIRE Research Ethics 1
EPIRME Statistical Methods in Epidemiology 2
EPIHSR Health Service Research 2
EPIGME Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology 2
15

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
EPIEID Epidemiology of Infectious Disease 2
EPIRR Research Report 2
EPIEPI2 Epidemiology 2 4
EPIDMES Data Management for Epidemiology Studies 1
EPIECNC Epidemiology of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases 3
EPIMCH Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology 2
EPINUT Nutritional Epidemiology 1
15

SECOND YEAR

Research Project:    15  Credit

PhD Curriculum / 2-3 Years

 

  1. PhD  Program in Allergology

  2. PhD  Program in Dermatology

  3. Doctor of Philosophy Program in Pathology

  4. Doctor of Philosophy Program in Medical Microbiology

  5. Doctor of Philosophy Program in Pharmacology

  6. Doctor of Philosophy Program in Nutrition

  7. Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology

 

PhD  Program in Allergology

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
ALLANA Anatomy 1
ALLPHY Physiology 2
ALLBIO Biochemistry 3
ALLIMM Basic Immunology 4
ALLPHA Pharmacology 3
ALLRES Research Methods 2
ALLABA Aerobiology and Allergens 3
18

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
ALLCIMM Clinical Immunology 3
ALLFOA Food Allergy 2
ALLDAL Drugs Allergy 3
ALLSTD Respiratory tract Allergy 4
ALLARO Allergic Rhinitis and Ocular Allergy 1
ALLSKA Skin Allergy 2
ALLSYS Systemic Diseases 3
18

SECOND YEAR

Research Project: 36 Credit


PhD  Program in Dermatology

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
DERAPH Skin Anatomy & Physiology 1
DERMPD Mycotic and Parasitic Skin Diseases 3
DERBIO Biochemistry 1
DERIMM Basic Immunology 3
DERBVD Bacterial and Viral Skin Disease 4
DERDER Dermatitis 1
DERBCTID Bullous, connective tissue, vascular and inherited disorders 3
DERMBIO Molecular Biology 2
18

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
DERRES Research Method 2
DERPSD Papulosquamous Disease 2
DERPDI Pigmentory Disorders 2
DERSTD STD 4
DERSTU Skin Tumors 1
DERSSD Skin and Systemic Diseases and Psyche 2
DERARE Allergic Reaction 3
DERCIM Clinical Immunology 2
18

SECOND YEAR

Research Project: 36 Credit


Doctor of Philosophy Program in Pathology

Program Structure:[curriculum] 

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
PATFBS Foundation of Biomedical Sciences 4
PATIMM Immunology 3
PATMOL Molecular Biology 2
PATRMB Research Methods/ Biostatistics 2
PATBIH Biochemistry/Histology 4
15

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
PATGPA General Pathology   5
PATSYP Systemic Pathology [GIT, CVS, Urinary, Respiratory e.t.c] 16
21

SECOND and THIRD YEARS

Research Project: 36 Credit.


Doctor of Philosophy Program in Medical Microbiology

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
MICBAC Medical Bacteriology 6
MICMYC Medical Mycology 3
MICBIO Biochemistry 3
MICMOL Molecular Biology 2
MICPAR Parasitology 4
18

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
MICREM Research Method 2
MICVIR Medical Virology 6
MICIMM Applied Immunology 4
MICDMI Diagnostic Microbiology 4
MICPHA Pharmacology 2
18

SECOND  and THIRD YEARS

Research Project: 36 Credit


Doctor of Philosophy Program in Pharmacology

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
PHACB Cell Biology 4
PHABIO Biochemistry/Protein Structure  and Function/ Gene Expression 5
PHADPS Discoveries in Pharmacological Sciences 1
PHAGP1 Graduate Pharmacology I 5
PHARMB Research Methods/Biostatistics 3
18

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
PHAGP2 Graduate Pharmacology II 6
PHATPS Trends In Pharmacological Sciences 3
PHARE Research Ethics 2
PHANEU Neuroscience 3
PHATPP Toxicology—Principles and Practice 4
18

SECOND and THIRD YEARS

Research Project: 36 Credit


Doctor of Philosophy Program in Nutrition

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
NUTCPNS Concepts and Principles of Nutrition Sciences 7
NUTESM

Essentials of the Scientific

Method

7
MICDMM Diagnostic Medical Microbiology 4
18

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
NUTPHN Public Health Nutrition 7
NUTCN Clinical Nutrition 7
EPIFE Fundamental Epidemiology 4
18

SECOND and THIRD YEARS

Research Project: 36 Credit 


Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology

OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

Program Structure:

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Code Course Credit
EPIEPI1 Epidemiology 1 5
EPIISCRM Introduction to Statistics and Computing 1
EPIRM Research Methods 1
EPICEML Critical Evaluation of the Medical Literature and Coursework Writing Scientific Manuscripts 1
EPIRE Research Ethics 1
EPIRME Statistical Methods in Epidemiology 2
EPIHSR Health Service Research 2
EPIGME Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology 2
15

Second Semester

Code Course Credit
EPIEID Epidemiology of Infectious Disease 2
EPIRR Research Report 2
EPIEPI2 Epidemiology 2 4
EPIDMES Data Management for Epidemiology Studies 1
EPIECNC Epidemiology of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases 3
EPIMCH Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology 2
EPINUT Nutritional Epidemiology 1
15

SECOND and THIRD YEARS

Research Project:    42  Credit