Reasons to Study Medicine

Posted by Kelly Brooke on Fri, Jul 31, 2015  
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The Medicine is dedicated to man, either in the process of health and the disease, deepening the study of human disease to preserve and restore the health of individuals and populations.


The graduate of a medical career will be able to solve health problems since the epidemiological, economic and socio-cultural reality of our community, considering the patient as a single reality and a bio-psycho-social whole.


The task may develop health care in public or private hospitals, health centers, mutual funds, private companies, sports centers, factories and own offices. The task of teaching and research can be carried out in official or private institutions, including this power looms nationwide.


The career in medicine offers the following specializations:




Medical Community

Biomedical Research


Health Management


The objectives that the student should achieve are:


Learn the scientific foundations of medicine, especially the structure and function of the human body in the areas molecular, cellular, tissue and organic bases of human behavior, the effects of the disease on the body, the factors that cause the disease and the fundamentals of therapeutic interventions according to scientific evidence available.


Acquire clinical skills that enable the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases, especially the production of a medical history, performing the physical and mental examination, development of diagnostics, treatment of urgent situations, the establishment of preventive measures and the acquisition of clinical experience in different health areas.


Acquire professional values, attitudes and ethical behavior by recognizing the essential elements of the medical profession, the principle of social justice, development of professional practice with respect for patient autonomy and the need to update the competition itself professional autonomous learning of new knowledge.


Student profile


The student profile of Medicine is a person with the following characteristics:




Responsibility and observation.


Visual and auditory memory.

Analytical skills.

Psychological skills.

Domain communication.

Skill in making decisions.



Contact early from the first course to health reality in primary care practices, hospital equipment and health centers, among others. There are practical courses in each academic year.


Professional outings


Practice of medicine in the public and private health system, once the corresponding specialized training. Other possibilities include the development of a career in the field of biomedical research, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, public health or health management after the completion of specific training programs with official master’s and doctoral programs.




The methodology of the ECTS a type of continuous assessment in which all the work done by students.




Most students have received little or no career guidance and would like such topics in the curriculum. The high number of practical classes in the degree means that devotion to studies is full time. The teaching will be held both morning and afternoon, and is expected to have a dedicated student during term time of 45 hours per week (including non-face-to-face activity, and personal study).


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