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| Kursk State Medical University |
|Russia is one of the popular destinations for Malaysians to pursue
their higher education degrees especially medical degree programs.
Moscow Aviation Academy is another Russian University with regular intake of Aviation students.
|The Russian educational system has
gained profound theoretical and practical experience in training foreign
specialists. Foreign students have been studying in Russian Universities
since 1865. As reported, nowadays among the 60,000 students from more than
100 countries of the world there are well over 2000 Malaysian students
studying medicine, aerospace, marine technologies and other subjects in
various Russian varsities.
|Cost of Living in Russia
|Insurance / Health Care
Practically every Russian higher education
institution has hostels available for students. Indeed, institutions have
an obligation to provide students with places in such hostels.
Accommodation is in rooms shared with one or two other students. Some
foreign students prefer to rent shared apartments.
|Tuition Fees at Russian Universities
Admission Requirements for Medical Degree and Cost of Russian Higher Education
|1||• Candidates for admission into Russian higher educational institutions are required to have the educational level equivalent to that of completed secondary education in Russia. Their results on basic subjects are expected to be not less than 80 per cent of the highest marks level. As for the other subjects, candidates are required to also have good marks.|
|2||• Foreign students are normally required to pass the Russian language test.|
|3||• Malaysian Students:
For Malaysians who wish to pursue a medical degree in an approved medical university in Russia, the minimum academic requirement set by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia is:
- Those SPM holders who wish to pursue the medical degree Foundation program / pre-medical in Russia. He / she needs to possess at least 5 Credits in related subjects and at least Grade B for 4 Science and Maths subjects.
- Those STPM holders who wish to pursue Year 1 Medical Degree. He / she needs to score at least 3 subjects at Principle B level or CGPA of 3.00 and above.
|4||• The gap between the time
of graduating from school, college or technical college and the time of
entering any of the higher educational institutions of Russia should not
exceed three years. It is preferable that the age of candidates for
admission doesn't exceed 27 years.
|5||• All candidates are to
undergo medical examination, including the HIV Blood Test and a
certificate indicating that their health permits them to stay in Russia.
|6||• The medium of instruction
for medical degree programs in several universities is English, but the
medical students need to be able to speak Russian by their fourth year in
order for them to communicate with the patients and clinical staff.
|Since 1992, Russia started integrating
into the world system of education with Russian government introducing a
multi-level structure higher education system. Russian Higher education
today confers the following certificates, diplomas and degrees:
|Level 1||Level 2||Level 3||Advanced Degrees - Doctoral Degrees|
|Level 1 - is first two years of study in the given specialty. After this, students may either continue their studies or leave the particular institution with an intermediate • Certificate.||Level 2 - is continuation of studies for a minimum of another two years. This level leads to the pursuit of a four-year Bachelor degree. Bachelor degree programs cover all disciplines except for the field of medicine. The • Bachelor Degree would usually equip students with an academically-oriented education rather than a professionally-oriented one.||Level 3 - is
the level of education which leads to the Specialist Diploma and Master
higher educational institutions with disposition for research work may
pursue their education as postgraduates, by attending educational
programmes of postgraduate professional education. The hierarchy of
advanced degrees in Russia traditionally includes a two-stage system of
doctoral degrees: the lower is being the Candidate of Science (PhD) and
the higher being the Doctor of Science (D.Sc. Degree).
Levels of Education Programs
In Russia, all educational programs are categorized into two types: general education and professional education.
|General education||Professional education|
|General Education consists of pre-school education, primary general education, basic general education, and secondary (complete) general education.||Professional education covers vocational education, non-university level higher education, university level higher education, and postgraduate education, including doctoral study programs.|
|Higher Education in Russia
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