Degree in Medicine
The goal of this study programme is to train professionals with the scientific knowledge necessary to carry out activities regarding: the promotion of being and staying healthy, the prevention of illnesses and diseases, and the treatment and rehabilitation of people with health problems.
Upon completing their training, students of medicine will be able to solve clinical problems with the abilities and knowledge that they will have gained. They will also be prepared for further specialized training in any branch of medicine and to learn about the core principles needed to be a professional medical doctor, including required legal responsibilities, ethical principles, and knowledge of the repercussions of their actions.
Graduates from the medicine study programme can develop their careers in the healthcare, teaching, research, and management sectors. Medicine is a regulated closed health profession with many employment opportunities.
Upon finishing the programme, graduates are able to:
- Access specialized medical training;
- Professionally practice medicine;
- Carry out activities in the framework of healthcare institutions: hospitals, health centres, private clinics, private practices, etc.;
- Teach and do research at universities and research centres; and
- Carry out activities related to healthcare management, preventative healthcare measures and promotion of health, and healthcare planning.
The UIB offers students the chance to take part in different exchange and mobility programmes:
- Exchange and mobility programmes: to complete part of your studies at another university in Spain, the European Union, and around the world, or to get work experience at businesses in the European Union, managed by the International Relations Service.
- Volunteer work experience and projects with university development cooperation programmes in least developed countries, run through the development cooperation programmes managed by the Cooperation for Development and Solidarity Office (OCDS).
High-quality official study
Legislation requires that official Spanish Degrees receive positive evaluations by the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA). This process is called verification, and it serves to ensure that the development programme in which you will participate will provide the skills and learning results that it is supposed to.
The European Higher Education Area requires that a system be in place to ensure the quality of degree programmes.
Bachelor's programmes are subject to assessment and are continuously improved upon in order to guarantee their prestige and recognition within Europe. You can see the results of the assessments at results section.