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MEDICAL COLLEGE

Trakia University – Stara Zagora

Bulgaria

 

Medical College of Stara Zagora was founded in 1947 as Institute for nurses. In the course of its long history it changed its status and by a Decree № 16 of 27.01.1997 of the Council of Ministers recently it was transformed to the Medical College in the structure of the Trakia University.

The College has facilities, creating optimal conditions for quality training of students in two established and accredited specialties – "Rehabilitation therapist" and "Medical laboratory assistant". In 2013 it reveals a new to the country accredited specialty “Geriatric Care”, and in 2014 Medical College- Stara Zagora reveals specialty “Paramedic”. 

Information about foreign citizens who apply to become students at Trakia University : http://www.uni-sz.bg/sites/userfiles/1/file/3-infoforeignstudents.pdf

 

  • REHABILITATION THERAPIST

Specialty "Rehabilitation therapist" for Professional Bachelor Degree is accredited specialty with a capacity of 120 students.

Graduates receive a diploma of Professional Bachelor Degree with professional qualification "Rehabilitation therapist".

Training is full time with duration of 3 years.

Semester fees:

EUR 1,300 for foreign students.

The admission to the college for specialty "Rehabilitation therapist" is performed by passing a competitive exam – test or written exam in Biology, or based on the assessment of the state matriculation exams in Biology of the high school diploma.  

After graduating the rehabilitation therapist works in a team with a clinician doctor, physiotherapist and other medical staff by performing a volume of activities. They can find professional realization in hospitals – the cabinets in physical therapy, massage and physiotherapy, in clinics and wards, diagnostic and health centers, convalescent homes, hospital resorts and spa centers, in kindergartens and schools, sports centers and etc.

 

  • MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANT

Specialty "Medical laboratory assistant" for Professional Bachelor Degree is accredited specialty with a capacity of 90 students.

Graduates receive a diploma of Professional Bachelor Degree with professional qualification "Medical laboratory assistant ".    

Training is full time with duration of 3 years.

Semester fees:

EUR 1,300 for foreign students.

The admission to the college for specialty “Medical laboratory assistant” is performed by passing a competitive exam-  test or written exam in Biology, or based on the assessment of the state matriculation exams in Biology of the high school diploma.

After graduation the medical laboratory assistant can find a professional realization in all kinds of medical diagnostic or research laboratories – clinical, microbiological, histological,parasitological, immunological and other specialized public or private laboratories.

 

  • GERIATRIC CARE

Specialty "Geriatric care" for Professional Bachelor Degree is accredited specialty with a capacity of 60 specialty students.

Graduates receive a diploma of Professional Bachelor Degree with professional qualification "Geriatric specialist".          

Training is full time with duration of 3 years.

Semester fees:

EUR 1,300 for foreign students.

The admission is based on the assessment of the state matriculation exams in Biology or Bulgarian language and Literature of the high school diploma;  written exam or  test in Biology, or exam in General language skills.     

After graduating the geriatric specialist can work in homes for elderly people, home social patronage care, day care centers for elderly people, geriatric units in the hospital and outpatient care, institutions working with elderly people with severe illnesses, disabilities and dementia, institutions providing care for elderly people at home, rehabilitation centers, hospices, other geriatric-oriented units and freelance work in the country and abroad.

 

  • PARAMEDIC

 Since 2014 Medical College-Stara Zagora launches the specialty "Paramedic" for Professional Bachelor Degree with admission of 30 students for the first year.          

 Graduates receive a diploma  of Professional Bachelor Degree with professional qualification “Paramedic”.   

Training is full time with duration of 3 years.

Semester fees:

EUR 1,300 for foreign students.

The admission is based on the assessment of the state matriculation exams in Biology or Bulgarian language and Literature of the high school diploma;  written examination or test in Biology, or exam in General language skills.

After graduating the paramedic can work in centers for emergency medical care, emergency foster divisions,  the emergency services in all departments and areas where there is a need for emergency medical help.

 

MEDICAL COLLEGE

9 Armeiska Str., 6000 Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

 

Tеl.: +359 42 601 721

Teл. /fax: +359 42 600 755

E- mail: medcol@abv.bg

 

Principal of Medical College: Assoc.Prof. Hristina Milcheva, PhD; e-mail: milcheva@uni-sz.bg

 

http:// www.uni-sz.bg

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