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UNIVERSITY OF PÉCS MEDICAL SCHOOL Hints for Freshmen 2014 Administrational Guide for Medical Students at the UPMS
Technical Background ETR https://www.tr.pte.hu (native and web-based platforms) -setting student status, -booking courses, booking exam dates, -checking status, payments, grades -contacting fellow students and teachers CooSpace (Modulo) https://coospace.tr.pte.hu/ („Cooperation in virtual space” web-based community site with scenes) -Contacting teachers, fellow students, even consultation -Sharing educational materials (up- and downloading lecture materials, home works, mid-term test results, exam sheets, etc.) Faculty websitehttp://aok.pte.hu -Downloadable publications (timetable, program booklet, forms, schedule, etc.) -Contact details for departments/clinics and for teachers username for ETR = university ID lost password → ask RO for a new one
Checking Curriculum -all semester courses if requirements are completed -Summer Practice in Hospital Care and Medical Communication Skills in the upcoming summer -practice accepted only in accredited university teaching hospitals
MATRICULATION Between 18 August, 8 am and 30 August Username and password is the same as to ETR Collective enrolment August 28th Through Modulo Guide to matriculation on the first page Check your personal data! If you have a problem → to Korinna (print screen)
Step by step matriculation Log in with username and password (English) Choose „PTE” Choose matriculation card (allow pop-up-windows) Click on „filling in” Correct data in grey fields (pinks can be corrected by RO) „Save and Finalize” and print out (sign the pages 1-4 and bring it to RO) Log out (now your semester is active if you chose active status)
Course registration Obligatory courses between 22 August and 28 August Elective/optional courses between 22 August and 5 September Courses based on each other → see prerequisites criterion requirements must be booked via ETR too Don’t forget to close your registration If you have any problem → with a print screen to Korinna
Course registration via ETR
Enrollment in the later semesters Later semesters: enrolling (decision on continuing / suspending studies): in ETR Active semester: book subjects, attend classes, take exams, get grades and credit points – pay tuition fee Passive semester: no classes, no exams, no grades, status suspended – no tuition fee
Studies – A general overview
Credit System - „ credit points’” for each educational component/subject RULES - 1 credit = 14 class hours (generally…) -Collect at least the minimum number of credits to get the degree (360/300 points) -20/40 rule: Complete 20 (15 obligatory) in the first 2 active semesters and 40 (20 obligatory) in the first 4 active ones (credit transfer may confuse this → if you are not sure, contact RO) -only 6 chances (in sum) to pass a subject - Get 30 ± 3 credits in each semesters – requested by Lånekassen, CSN and loan institutes -No years (first year, etc.). The total number of credit points shows your progression -Prerequisites: subjects are built on each other (max. 3 prerequisite subjects for each) -Recommended curriculum: contains the obligatory components and criterion requirements for each semester
Recommended curriculum Only obligatory subjects and criterion requirements! Print it out for yourself, it is very useful → English → Students → Registrar’s Office → Booklets and Curricula → „Recommended curriculum 2014” under your major + „course descriptions”
Types of courses Obligatory subjects: a course-unit the completion of which is required from each and every student of the programme (80% of the total number of credits) Elective and Optional subjects: (15% + 5%= for General Medicine and for Dentistry and Pharmaceutist) Criterion requirement: a requirement to be fulfilled obligatorily to which no credit is allocated. (summer practices, physical education, language requirement) Exam courses: when granted the end of semester signature can’t attend classes, only exam pre-scheduled exam (only in fall semester): first three days of the registration period; if it”s successfull student can take up courses, based on that course
Studies – The school year
The School Year School year ( ) 10 months: September – July Exact dates always on the website of the RO (Announcements) Fall Semester 14 weeks: September – January Spring Semester 14 weeks: February – July 1. Registration period: 2 weeks enrolling/matriculation, booking courses 2. Instruction period: 14 weeks classes, mid-term attendance, papers… 3. Exam period: 7 weeks exams, exams, exams 1. Registration period: last week of previous exam period enrolling, booking courses 2. Instruction period: 14 weeks 1 week extra: Easter holiday classes, mid-term attendance, papers… 3. Exam period: 7 weeks exams, exams, exams
Timetable 1. Capital letter lectures 2. Small letter practices and seminars * odd week **even week Contains only the obligatory subjects Hungarian language (final exam at the end of the second year) Groups set by the RO, appr. 25 people -attending practices and seminars in groups -for changing group the departments’ permission is needed (every single subject’s course director) -Group leader / year representative
Completing a course End of semester signature (testifying attendance in course) only electronic signature in ETR; if denied, you cannot take exam! Absent from less than 15% of the classes of the course-unit cannot be condemned for absence (unless the course director informed the students about stricter expectations in the course description or in writing at the beginning of the semester) between 15 and 25%, course director shall decide on accepting the semester reaches 25% (for any reason, with or without a certified excuse) you cannot be granted entry to examination. The course director can refuse to give electronic signature for other reasons announced at the beginning of the semester – e.g. missing a mid-term task or assignment – and can allow the student to make up for it until the end of the second week of the examination period. - See conditions/expectations for acceptance of the semester.
Dismissing or Terminating studies Dismissal -Using 6 chances and not passing the subject -did not set semester active after 2 passive semesters in ETR -20 (15 obligatory) / 40 (20 obligatory) credits (be careful with active no-course semesters) Terminating (exmatriculation) -on request (write request)
Tuition fee 1 -To be paid for active semesters. (Active but no courses → 30%) -Pay by bank transfer (additional costs) - notification about payment details appr. 2-3 weeks before semester start by the Finance Department (not the RO) -Deadline for payment: 08 September, Proof to be submitted to the RO until 15 September, Tution fee contract later.
Tuition fee 2 Delayed payment -ONLY f or those, who pay their fee from loan and it’s not received until the enrolment. -Request forms: → English → Administration → Registrar’s Office → Downloads and Formshttp://aok.pte.hu -Submitting to the RO until 5 September Delayed payment until 31 October in fall semester, until 31 March in spring semester.
Reductions Reduction can be granted from the basic amount – by application! Reduction based on social needs: in special circumstances and only with written proof in English After two completed semesters: Reduction based on number of credits (twice during the studies) Reduction based on academic achievement (only for the fall semester)
Service fees and penalties Paid at cashiers in HUF, cash -missing deadlines (pay tuition fee, submit proof about payment) -C chances (exam or final exam) – 4900HUF -unjustified exam absences – 4900HUF
Don’t forget Tomorrow (28 August) bring your username and password with you Be at the meeting point on time Bring every missing paper to Student Service Center this week Print out schedule and curriculum for yourselves (it is a huge help)