The language of instruction at Yüksek İhtisas University Faculty of Medicine is Turkish.
The main feature of the education applied in the Faculty of Medicine of Yüksek İhtisas University is the Hybrid System which covers the combination of Integrated System and Problem- Based Learning (PBL).
The integrated system is the coordination of similar subjects within the same course at different times on different organ systems basis by different sciences in order to provide unity between course subjects in phases I, II and III. In the integrated system, Problem- Based Learning is also carried out within the scope of medicine compliance programs.
In the first phase of the medical education; basic cell and tissue knowledge, physiology, biochemistry, skeletal, muscle and joint anatomy, general characteristics of microorganisms, explanation of physical laws of life and regulations, public health problems and basic concepts and fundamentals of genetics are presented to the students.
In the second phase; the embryonic development of organs in the organism, defining anatomical and histological structures and functions, physiology of the organism, understanding the biophysical meanings of the functions of the systems, important metabolic events and energy gain, laboratory diagnosis of metabolic diseases are given.
In addition,it is aimed to comprehend the etiopathogenesis, morphological and clinical relationship of the diseases,cell injury, adaptation and pathology of inflammation, the immune system and its functions .Basic knowledge of absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion, mechanisms of action of drugs, resistance to drugs and drug interactions are also presented.
In the third phase; etiopathogenesis, pharmacology, microbiology, clinical radiological and laboratory findings, diagnosis and treatment methods, public health practices and approaches to gain up-to-date knowledge, the basic knowledge, skills and attitudes required by the profession of medicine are aimed.
The fourth and fifth phases of medical education are devoted to clinical internships. In addition to studies on patients, clinical training and lectures and councils, and seminars are conducted.
The sixth year is the internship period before graduation. During this phase, students take responsibility under the supervision of faculty members and experts and prepare themselves for medical practice.
For phases I, II and III; comprehensive exams are held during the academic year, final and make-up exams are held at the end of the academic year. In the non-medical compulsory and elective courses, a mid-term exam and a final exam at the end of the semester are held.