The School of Medicine and Medical Sciences, University of Tsukuba

New Integrated Curriculum

The School of Medicine and Medical Sciences consists of the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing Science, and the School of Medical Science.

New Integrated Curriculum of the School of Medicine

New Integrated Curriculum

In 2004, the school introduced a new integrated curriculum, which places emphasis on “Essentials for Medical Professionals, ” problem-based learning (PBL) tutorials,and clinical clerkships.

 A major feature of the curriculum is the “Essentials for Medical Professionals” course provided through the first to fifth academic years, which teaches students to learn essential clinical skills beyond the categories of organs and symptoms. The “Essentials for Medical Professionals” course consists of seven units.