Pre-Clinical Science

Core Courses

All core courses are compulsory.

FIRST YEAR (LEVEL 100)

SEMESTER ONE

First Year – Semester 1 Core Courses

CODETITILECREDITS
ACMP101Applied Chemistry I2
ACMP103Applied Physics I3
ACMP130Communication Skills I2
ACMP109Creative and Critical Thinking3
ACMP105Human Biology I3
ACMP111Learning methodology1
ACMP107Mathematics and Statistics in Medicine I3
ACMP120Scientific & Academic Writing I3
ACMP140The African I3
TOTAL CREDITS22
SEMESTER TWO

This semester will continue with the liberal education started in Semester One. The compulsory courses will include Mathematics and Statistics in Medicine, The African and Scientific and Academic writing and Communication Skills and Heart Power. Other courses will include, Applied Chemistry and Physics, Human Biology.
First Year – Semester 2 Core Courses

CODETITILECREDITS
ACMP102Applied Chemistry II3
ACMP104Applied Physics II3
ACMP106Human Biology II3
ACMP108Mathematics and Statistics in Medicine II3
ACMP112Heart Power I1
ACMP120Scientific & Academic Writing II3
ACMP130Communication Skills II2
ACMP140The African II3
TOTAL CREDITS21

SECOND YEAR

SEMESTER THREE

Second Year – Semester 3 Core Courses

CODETITILECREDITS
ACMP201Medicine, Patients, and Society I2
ACMP215History of Western Medicine in Ghana2
ACMP203Early Development of the human, Cells, Genes and Molecules4
ACMP205Cardio-respiratory system I4
ACMP207Endocrinology & Reproduction I3
ACMP209Gastro-intestinal & Hepatobiliary system I2
ACMP211Genito-Urinary system I2
ACMP213Skin & Locomotor system I2
TOTAL CREDITS21
SEMESTER FOUR

Second Year – Semester 4 Core Courses

CODETITILECREDITS
ACMP202Medicine, Patients, and Society II3
ACMP204Cardio-Respiratory system II3
ACMP206Endocrinology & Reproduction II3
ACMP208Gastro-intestinal & Hepatobiliary system II3
ACMP210Genito-Urinary System II3
ACMP212Skin & Locomotor system II2
ACMP214Brain and Mind I4
TOTAL CREDITS21

THIRD YEAR (LEVEL 300)

SEMESTER FIVE

Third Year – Semester 5 Core Courses

CODETITILECREDITS
ACMP301Health and Disease in the Individual6
ACMP303Cardio-Respiratory system III5
ACMP305Genito-Urinary System III4
ACMP307Brain and Mind II5
ACMP309Haematopoietic & Lymphatic System I2
TOTAL CREDITS22
SEMESTER SIX

Third Year – Semester 6 Core Courses

CODETITILECREDITS
ACMP302Endocrinology and Reproduction III4
ACMP304Gastro-intestinal & Hepatobiliary system III3
ACMP306Skin & Locomotor System III3
ACMP308The Medical Entrepreneur I2
ACMP312Medical Ethics and Professionalism I2
ACMP314Health and Disease in Populations II6
ACMP316Haematopoietic & Lymphatic System II2
TOTAL CREDITS22

Elective Courses

The Elective Courses are taken during the long inter-semester breaks between the end of one academic year and the next for a duration of four (4) weeks. The elective courses are in three groups and each student is expected to take at least one course from each group.

Group I: The Medical Humanities

  • Singing
  • Musical instruments
  • Spirituality, Health and Healing
  • Medicine and Literature
  • Medicine and Developmental Economics

Group II: Modern Languages

  • Spoken Medical French
  • Spoken Ghanaian languages (for Ghanaians; the choice will be one that is not their mother tongue).

Group III: Community Service

  • Each student or a group of students choose(s) a community to provide voluntary service that will uplift the community.
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