One of the biggest challenges in globalization era is the free entry of foreign doctors to Indonesia. In order to answer the challenge, the establishment of International Class Program has become a crucial solution by the Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia (FKUI).
International Class Program is specially designed to produce doctors that can compete with graduates from other countries and possess international-based competencies. Graduates of International Class Program are expected to be able to continue with postgraduate education in medical education institution with international standard. Utilizing international standard curriculum, students are encouraged to develop learning method and acquire knowledge of science and clinical skills through various academic resources.
The International Class Program has a collaboration with renowned overseas universities: the University of Melbourne (Australia), Monash University (Australia), and Newcastle University (UK). In light of this collaboration, the graduates of International Class Program in FKUI are awarded two degrees, which are Bachelor of Medicine (Universitas Indonesia) and Bachelor of Medical Science (the University of Melbourne / Monash University) or Master of Research (Newcastle University). Students of International Class Program join academic activities overseas (Australia or England) during the 4th year of the study. In the respective university, students join programs such as coursework or research projects. Students have plenty opportunities to deepen their understanding about research and apply it in a form of real research project.
Academic activities in International Class Program, including lectures, discussions, laboratory activities, assignments as well as examinations, are conducted in English. Through the use of English language, students are familiarized with the international world, preparing them to compete at an international level. International Class Program is designed to develop professionalism and utilize international standard curriculum. Academic activities are conditioned such that students nurture their learning methods and cultivate skills through various academic resources in order to acquire knowledge and skills in medicine.
Academic program of the students is held in FKUI Salemba and Depok campuses and FKUI teaching hospitals. Academic program in FKUI uses SPICES approach, which are:
– Students Active Learning
– Problem–Based Learning
– Integrated Teaching
– Community Medicine
– Early Clinical Exposure
Description of Education Stages Competency Based on the 2012 Curriculum:
Program for higher education / medical science education
Semester II – VI:
Integrated basic medical science with basic clinical skill
Research Activities: Laboratory, healthcare center, hospital, literature review dan database
(conducted in either Australia – Monash University or the University of Melbourne – or the UK – Newcastle University)
Research, practice at clinics and public health with choice of programs and elective postings.
- Bachelor of Medical Science (Monash University or The University of Melbourne, Australia) or Master of Research (The University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK)
- Bachelor of Medicine (Universitas Indonesia)
- Medical Doctor (Universitas Indonesia)
High school graduate from Indonesia and domestic or foreign international school with qualification endorsed by Indonesian Ministry of Education.