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University of Szeged
Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical School
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Diploma average - Faculty of Medicine

At the successful conclusion of the State Board Examination, the candidate will be awarded a Doctor of Medicine degree at the Faculty of Medicine. The degree will be signed by the Dean (or his deputy).

The qualification of the Diploma is calculated by taking the sum of grades achieved in the final examinations:

Anatomy, Histology and Embryology III, Biochemistry II.,
Medical Physiology II., Pathophysiology II., Microbiology II., Immunology, Pathology II., Examination in Behavioural Science, Hungarian Language VIII., Pharmacology II., Forensic Medicine II., Public Health and Preventive Medicine II,
6th year finals: Internal Medicine, Surgery, Neurology, Psychiatry, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Pediatrics;

and the following end semester examinations:
Medical Physics and Statistics II., Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics II., Medical Chemistry II., Pulmonology, Orthopedics, Radiology II., Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy II., Stomatology and Oral Surgery, Ophtalmology, Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Urology, Dermatology, Traumatology;
and the grades of the thesis and State Board Examination (written, oral, practical part)
and divide it by the number of them.

Examination grades obtained at other higher educational institutions or other faculties are to be taken into account as follows:

- if the student began their studies at a Hungarian higher educational institution and then transferred to the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Szeged, grades obtained previously will be taken into account when calculating the diploma average,

- if the student began their studies at a foreign higher educational institution and then transferred to the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Szeged, grades will be taken into account only in accordance with the resultant decision of the Academic and Credit Transfer Committee.

Doctor of Medicine diplomas are rated as follows:
"Summa cum laude" (4.51 - 5.00)
"Cum laude" (3.51 - 4.50)
"Rite" (2.00 - 3.50)

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