Department of Paediatrics

The University of Medicine, Magway

Programme  structure for Final Part II 

Training period                 - 18 months

  1. Prebloc posting       - 4 months
  2. Bloc posting             -12 months (3 month for each group)
  3. Examination period  - 2 months

Teaching learning methods

1. Lecture / Demonstration on history taking and clinical methods

2. Picture Quiz

3. Bedside teaching

(a) Case demonstration

(b) Supervised clinical practice

(c) Case presentation

(d) Self- practice

           4. Student’s presentation (once a month) for communication and practical skills

Assessment and evaluation for Final Part II

Total marks for final exam –   100 marks ( Class work  + Final exam marks )

            1. Class work    Final Part I ( OSCE )                       10 %   

                                       Final Part II (Theory  + OSCE )      20 %


            2. Final exam (Final Part II)

                                                Theory paper I             20 %

                                                Theory paper II                        20 %

                                                OSCE                                       30 %

Pass marks                   50 % each in class work, theory and OSCE

Moderation                 46% in one compartment but final aggregate must be 50 %

Distinction                  75% in class work, theory, all compartments of OSCE and  grand viva 


                        OSCE                - 5 stations

                                        Station 1 – History

                                        Station 2 – Physical examination

                                        Station 3 - Physical examination

  Station 4 – Photo

Station 5 – Management


Title of the Course

Master of Medical Science (Paediatrics)


The aim of the course is to provide a comprehensive training in pediatrics so as to prepare the trainee with a foundation up to a  standard competent enough to become a pediatric specialist, a senior teacher in Pediatrics, or a research worker.


The Objectives of the course are therefore to

             1. Strengthen the knowledge of basic medical science and principles of Pediatrics (Knowledge)

2. Train the candidates to have competent skills in diagnosis and management of childhood disorders


3. Stress the importance of the family and its environment in the development of childhood diseases so

    that the trainees will appreciate the social and preventive aspects of Pediatrics (Attitude)

             4. Impart basic research methodology so as to obtain and share more relevant information on the clinical