On graduation, the students who acquire baccalaureate in Basic Medical Science from Department of Global Medicine are granted the opportunity to get admitted without an exam to the main session of the AUA School of Medicine, thus potentially obtaining two bachelor's degrees at home and abroad. While studying at AUA, a student will take Step 1 (basic medicine), Step 2 (clinical medicine), and Step 3 (practice in clinical medicine) of USMLE(United States Medical Licensing Examination) with a view to becoming a US-certified medical doctor. Through the final qualification, a student gets a license to practice medicine in the US, and will work as a global medical specialist who can engage in medical service, research, and administration at hospitals in the US or in South Korea, through an internship and residency. First and second year's study is focused basic natural science, and the third and fourth year's coursework focuses on medical science. First and second year's study is focused basic natural science, and the third and fourth year's coursework focuses on medical science. Particularly, the department provides diverse-ranging basic education including English classes as phased between first and fourth year to ensure that students will have effectively cope with the main coursework of the AUA School of Medicine.
Educational Goals of Departments
- Understanding the human nature.
- Inquiry into practical knowledge
- Cultivating volunteering and participatory spirit
Students Envisioned by Departments
Global medical specialists with the ethical awareness and professional intuition rooted in the respect for people