The M.B.B.S. Program
The Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery Program includes two years of training in basic sciences, two years of rigorous preclinical study, and two years of practical, hands-on clinical training. The duration of the undergraduate program is 6 years. Successful completion of program requirements leads to granting of MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery).
Applicants into the MBBS Program must demonstrate successful and documented completion of secondary school education, two recommendations, passing entrance examination of Frantz Fanon University, and a GPA of 3.5 in the first year of the required courses in pre-medical sciences to continue the MBBS Program.
In exceptional cases, FFU accepts into the 4 years M.B.B.S Program individuals who have excellent grades and prior study of preclinical basic sciences from recognized university. These students must present official transcripts for their post-secondary education and two recommendations, take FFU entrance examination, and go through personal interviews with two members from the Faculty of Medicine and one member of the Administration.
Postgraduate Specialization in Medicine
The postgraduate programs advance the following neglected but urgently needed specializations:
The duration of the post-graduate program, leading to Master of Science Degree, is 2 years concluded by writing a thesis. Applicants to the Master Degree Program in the Faculty of Medicine must provide proof of having attained MBBS Degree from a recognized university, two recommendations, at least one year of service as medical doctor, and two recommendations. Completion of the Master Degree program requires, in addition to taking courses and engaging in supervised filed work, writing a thesis based on an approved topic, design, results, and interpretation.
Both the undergraduate and post-graduate programs require regular attendance, formative and summative assessment including periodic tests and final examinations, and completion of designated log books for rotation, clerkship, or internship.