Admissions and Precourses
Admissions Asian DDS Program
INFORMATIONS FOR CANDIDATES TO DENTISTRY PROGRAM
In order to apply or get more information, the candidates to the Asia MD and DDS Program are requested to contact our representatives in Manila, Philippine:
Jimmy Lin
phone:+88 69322 64755 (Taiwan)
+86 13818707272 (China)
email: jimmy@liemg.com
www.liemg.com
The application packets should be sent to the following address:
LIEMG
9F No 16 Sec
1 Hankou St. Zhongzheng Dist
Taipei City
Taiwan
The applicants are requested to submit the following documents:
 A completed application form.
 High School Diploma.
 English Language Certificte
 Motivational letter.
 Photocopy of the applicant's passport.
 Health certificate.
 Five passport photographs 3.5 x 5.5 cm signed on the other side (no head cover please).
All the submitted documents should be originals or certified copies (i.e. originally sealed and signed by the eligible institution/person).
If the documents are not written in English, they must be accompanied by translations (into English or Polish) certified by an approved institution (e.g. the issuing body or a sworn translator).
You can download application form & health certificate form from here:
All candidates will take an entrance exam. For the academic year 2018/2019, the obligatory subjects are biology and mathematics; in addition to that, a candidate chooses one elective subject: physics or chemistry.
Entrance examination
BASIC INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES
Each candidate should arrive at the examination venue at least 30 minutes before the commencement of the examination.
To be allowed into the exam, candidates should have a valid, photo ID (passport, driver’s license.
If you paid and your application isn’t marked as complete, please bring your payment confirmation for the exam.
No additional time will be granted for those who are late.
Please make sure you arrive at the right place: the address of the entrance examination is ul. Chodźki 4A (Collegium Pharmaceuticum), Lecture Hall at the ground floor
1. The entrance examination consists of 100 MCQ questions:
 biology – 35,
 mathematics– 35,
 physics/chemistry– 30.
3. Each question has 5 answers, but only one is correct.
4. The maximum points is 100  every positive answer is 1 point.
5. The examination lasts 45 minutes for each subject:
 Chemistry/Physics starts at 9.00
 Biology starts at 10.00
 Mathematics starts 12.00
6. Candidate, who is late more than 15 minutes for a particular part will not be allowed to sit for examination.
7. Candidates are permitted to take the following items into examination:
 pens and pencils
 water
8. Candidates are not permitted to take the following items into examination:
 bags (including handbags)
 wallets
 food
 mobile phones, mp3 players and other electronic devices, watches
 books and any dictionaries
Entrance examination  topics:
Biology
The Cell: Plasma Membrane: Structure
 The Fluid Mosaic Model
 Membrane Junctions
The Cell: Plasma Membrane: Membrane Transport
 Passive Processes
 Active Processes
The Cell: Cytoplasm
Cytoplasm  composition
 Cytoplasmic Organells (structure and function) mitochondria, ribosomes, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi aparatus, lysosomes, peroxisomes, cytoskeleton,
 Cellular Extensions cilia and flagella, microvilli
The Cell: Nucleus (structure and function)
 The Nuclear Envelope
 Nucleoli
 Chromatin
Cell Growth and Reproduction
 The Cell Life Cycle (Interphase: G1, G0,G2,GS and M in general)
 Protein Synthesis (transcription, translation in general)
Human tissues  classification and the most characteristic features
Epithelial Tissue
Connective Tissue
Nervous Tissue
Muscle Tissue
The Skin
 Epidermidis
 Dermis
Functions of the Integumentary System, as follow
 Protection
 Body Temperature Regulation
 Cutaneous Sensation
 Metabolic Functions
 Blood Reservoir
 Excretion
Classification and Functions of Bones
Bone Structure
 Gross Anatomy
 Microscopic Anatomy of Bone
 Chemical Composition of Bone
Axial skeleton:
 skull:
Bones: frontal, parietal, occipical, mandible, maxilla, temporal, zygomatic, nasal; external auditory canal, styloid process, foramen magnum; the orbits, nasal cavity, the hyoid bone
 vertebral column
General Characteristics, Regions and Curvatures, intervertebral disc, General Structure of Vertebrae
 thoracic cage
Appendicular skeleton (list and classifies the bones):
 pectoral (shoulder) girdle
 upper limb
 pelvic (hip) gridle
 lower limb
Classification and function of joints
Fibrous Joints
Cartilaginous Joints
Synovial Joints
 General Structure
 Bursae and Tendon Sheaths
Types of Muscle Tissue
Special Characteristics of Muscle Tissue
Muscle Functions
Skeletal Muscle
 Gross Anatomy of a Skeletal Muscle
 Microscopic Anatomy of Skeletal Muscle Fiber
 Sliding Filament Model of Contraction
 Physiology of Skeletal Muscle Fibers
 Muscle Metabolism
 Providing Energy for Contraction (aerobic, anaerobic respiration)
Smooth Muscle
 Microscopic Structure of Smooth Muscle Fibers
 Contraction of Smooth Muscle
Blood
Blood composition and functions.
Blood plasma.
Formed elements.
 Erythrocytes (Red Blood Cells)
 Leukocytes (White Blood Cells)
 Platelets
Lymphatic system (list the organs and known their function)
lymph
lymphatic vessels
lymph nodes
Spleen
Thymus
tonsils
Innate defenses:
Surface barriers: skin and mucosae.
Phagocytes
Natural Killer Cells
Interferon
Adaptive defenses
anitgens  definition
Lymphocytes T and B
The circulatory system
The pulmonary and systemic circuits (main characteristic, differences between them)
Basic anatomy of the Heart
 Location
 Coverings of the Heart (pericardium)
 Layers of the Heart Wall
 Chambers and Associated Great Vessels
 Heart Valves
 Pathway of Blood Through the Heart
Coronary Circulation (right and left coronary artery, coronary sinus; function of coronary circulation)
Type of blood vessels
Respiratory system
Basic Anatomy and function of Respiratory System (list the organs of respiratory system and provide their function)
 The Nose and Paranasal Sinuses
 The Pharynx
 The Larynx
 The Trachea
 The Bronchi and Subdivisions
 The Lungs and Pleurae
The digestive system
Basic anatomy and function of digestive system (list the organs of digestive system and provide their function)
 The Mouth and Associated Organs
 The Mouth
 The Tongue
 The Salivary Glands
 The Teeth
 The Pharynx
 The Esophagus
 The Stomach
 Small intestine
 Large intestine
Digestive system accessory glands (function, localization)
The Liver and Gallbladder
The Pancreas
The urinary system
Kidney
 Location and external anatomy
 Internal Gross Anatomy
 Nephrons
Kidney Physiology: Mechanism of Urine Formation
 Step 1: Glomerular Filtration
 Step 2: Tubular Reabsorption
 Step 3: Tubular Secretion
Urine Transport, Storage, and Elimination
 Ureters
 Urinary Bladder
 Urethra
 Micturition
The endocrine system and hormones
Hormones
PituitaryHypothalamic Relationships
Anterior Pituitary Hormones
The Posterior Pituitary and Hypothalamic Hormones
The Thyroid Gland
The Parathyroid Glands
The Adrenal (Suprarenal) Glands
The Pancreas
The Gonads and Placenta
Pineal gland
The male reproductive system.
Basic Anatomy of the Male Reproductive System
 The Scrotum
 The Testes
 The Male Perineum
 The Penis
 The Male Duct System
 The Male Accessory Glands (seminal vesicles, prostate gland, bulbourethral glands)
 Semen
 Spermatogenesis (what it is, what type of cell division is implicated in sperm production)
 male hormons
The female reproductive system.
Basic Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System
 The Ovaries
 The Female Duct System
 The External Genitalia
 The Mammary Glands
 female hormones
 oogenesis (what it is, what type of cell division is implicated in ovum production)
Fertilization definition
The nervous system
Functions and Divisions of the Nervous System (Central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, autonomic nervous system)
Neurons and glial cells
Basis of action potential
Basic structure of synaps
Neurotransmitters
Brain (structure, function and localisation)
Spinal cord (structure, function and localisation)
Protection of the Brain
 Meninges
 Cerebrospinal Fluid
Organs of sensation
The Eye
 Accessory Structures of the Eye
 Structure of the Eyeball
 Photoreceptors
The Chemical Senses: Taste and Smell (organs)
The Ear: Hearing and Balance
 basic division of ear
 ear function
Mathematics
Number
Routine use of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, using integers, decimals and fractions, including order of operations.
Simple positive exponents.
Simplification of expressions involving roots (surds or radicals).
Prime numbers and factors, including greatest common divisors and least common multiples.
Simple applications of ratio, percentage and proportion, linked to similarity.
Definition and elementary treatment of absolute value (modulus), ǀ a ǀ .
Rounding, decimal approximations and significant figures, including appreciation of errors.
Expression of numbers in standard form (scientific notation), that is, a ×10^{k} , 1≤ a <10.
Sets and numbers
Concept and notation of sets, elements, universal (reference) set, empty (null) set, complement, subset, equality of sets, disjoint sets.
Operations on sets: union and intersection.
Commutative, associative and distributive properties.
Venn diagrams.
Number systems: natural numbers; integers; rationals and irrationals; real numbers.
Intervals on the real number line using set notation and using inequalities. Expressing the solution set of a linear inequality on the number line and in set notation.
Mappings of the elements of one set to another. Illustration by means of sets of ordered pairs, tables, diagrams and graphs.
Algebra
Manipulation of simple algebraic expressions involving factorization and expansion, including quadratic expressions.
Rearrangement, evaluation and combination of simple formulae. Examples from other subject areas, particularly the sciences, should be included.
The linear function and its graph, gradient and yintercept.
Addition and subtraction of algebraic fractions.
The properties of order relations: <, ≤, >, ≥ .
Solution of equations and inequalities in one variable, including cases with rational coefficients.
Solution of simultaneous equations in two variables.
Trigonometry
Angle measurement in degrees. Compass directions and three figure bearings.
Rightangle trigonometry. Simple applications for solving triangles.
Pythagoras’ theorem and its converse.
Geometry
Simple geometric transformations: translation, reflection, rotation, enlargement. Congruence and similarity, including the concept of scale factor of an enlargement.
The circle, its centre and radius, area and circumference. The terms “arc”, “sector”, “chord”, “tangent” and “segment”.
Perimeter and area of plane figures. Properties of triangles and quadrilaterals, including parallelograms, rhombuses, rectangles, squares, kites and trapeziums (trapezoids); compound shapes.
Volumes of prisms, pyramids, spheres, cylinders and cones.
Coordinate geometry
Elementary geometry of the plane, including the concepts of dimension for point, line, plane and space. The equation of a line in the form y = mx + c .
Parallel and perpendicular lines, including m_{1} = m_{2} and m_{1} m_{2} = −1.
Geometry of simple plane figures.
The Cartesian plane: ordered pairs (x, y) , origin, axes.
Midpoint of a line segment and distance between two points in the Cartesian plane and in three dimensions.
Statistics and probability
Descriptive statistics: collection of raw data; display of data in pictorial and diagrammatic forms, including pie charts, pictograms, stem and leaf diagrams, bar graphs and line graphs.
Obtaining simple statistics from discrete and continuous data, including mean, median, mode, quartiles, range, interquartile range.
Calculating probabilities of simple events.
Physics
 SI units. How to convert units from one unit system to another.
 Vectors. Scalars. Graphical representation of vectors. Examples of vectors. Addition of vectors and subtraction of vector
 Forces. NET force. Force diagrams. Newton’s laws of motion. Normal force. Friction force. Tension.
 Motion. Displacement, speed, velocity, and acceleration. Displacementtime graphs. Velocitytime graphs. Accelerationtime graphs. Circular motion. Linear motion equations
 Momentum. Impulse. Law of conservation of linear momentum. Elastic and inelastic collisions.
 Work and energy. Types of energy. Mechanical energy. Law of conservation of mechanical energy. Power.
 Newtonian Gravitation. Mass and weight. Falling bodies.
 Simple Harmonic Motion. Vibrating mass on a spring. Simple pendulums.
 Waves. Properties and types of waves. Transverse and longitudinal waves. Characteristics of waves (amplitude, wavelength, period, frequency, speed).
 Sound. Nature of sound. Ultrasounds. Speed of sound.
 Gasses . Ideal gasses. Pressure of a gas. Kinetic theory of gasses.
 Solids. Deformation of solids . Strain, stress. Elastic behavior.
 Fluids. Pressure. Archimedes' principle. Buoyancy. Flotation. Pascal's Principle
 Properties of matter. Phases of matter. Density. Change of phase.
 Heat. Temperature. Thermal expansion. Heat and temperature change: specific heat capacity. Heat and phase change: latent heat. Heat transfer. Temperature scale.
 Electrostatics. Charge. Coulomb’s law. Electric field. Electrical potential. Strength of the electric field.
 Electricity. Voltage, current and resistance. Ohm’s law. Power in electric circuits. Capacitor. Capacitance. Series and parallel circuits. Kirchhoff’s rules.
 Magnetism. Magnetic fields. Long, straight currentcarrying wires. Moving charged particles in magnetic field.
 The electromagnetic spectrum. Nature of electromagnetic waves. Speed of light.
 Geometrical optics. Lenses. Curved mirrors. Ray diagrams. Magniﬁcation. Refraction. Reﬂection. Law of reﬂection. Law of refraction. Splitting of white light.
 The Atom. Structure of the atom. Isotopes. Ionization energy.
 Radioactivity. Decay law. Danger of the ionizing radiation. Nuclear α, β, and γ rays.
Chemistry
1 Matter and measurement
The metric system
Mass
Length
Volume
Density
Temperature
Three states of matter
2 The composition of matter
The atom
Charge
Atomic number
Atomic mass
The structure of atoms
Isotopes
Elements
Atomic weight
The periodic table
3 Chemical bonding
The chemical bond
Covalent bonding
The molecule
Polar covalent bonds
Valence
Naming covalent compounds
Ions
Charges of ions
Ionic bonds
4 Compounds and chemical change
Formula or molecular weight of compounds
The mole
Chemical reactions
Balancing chemical equations
Interpreting equations
Calculations based on equations
Types of reactions
Oxidationreduction reactions
Energy and chemical reactions
Reversibility of reactions
Rate of a reaction
5 Gases and respiration
Kinetic molecular theory
Diffusion
Temperature
Pressure
The gas laws: pressure and volume
The gas laws: pressure and temperature
The gas laws: volume and temperature
The gas laws: the quantity of gas
Air and partial pressures
6 Water
The structure of water
Kinetic theory of liquids and solids
Evaporation
Heat and the states of water
Density
Surface tension
Viscosity
Water pressure
7 Solutions
Types of solutions
The process of dissolving
Solubility of solids
Saturation
The solubility of liquids and gases
Concentration of solutions—percentage
Molarity
Dilution of solutions
Osmosis
Colloids
8 Acids, bases, and salts
Acids
Properties of acids
Bases
Properties of bases
The pH of acids and bases
Measurement of pH
Neutralization
Salts and hydrolysis
Buffers
9 Organic chemistry—hydrocarbons
Alkanes
Reactions of alkanes
Alkenes
Reactions of alkenes
Alkynes
Cycloalkanes
Aromatic hydrocarbons—benzene
Properties of benzene
Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons
10 Oxygen derivatives of the hydrocarbons
Functional groups
Alcohols
Examples of alcohols
Reactions of alcohols
Ethers
Reactions of ethers
Aldehydes
Reactions of aldehydes
Ketones
Acids
Reactions of acids
Esters
Reactions of esters
11 Other organic derivatives and polymers
Halogen derivatives
Sulfur derivatives
Nitrogen derivatives—amines
Reactions of amines
Nitrogen derivatives—amides
Heterocyclic nitrogen compounds
Nitrogen derivatives—alkaloids
Other nitrogen derivatives
Organic polymers
Addition polymers
Condensation polymers
12 Carbohydrates
Classification of carbohydrates
Monosaccharides
Open and closed forms of monosaccharides
Glucose
Other hexoses—galactose and fructose
Disaccharides
Polysaccharides
Reactions of carbohydrates
Optical isomers and carbohydrates
13 Lipids
Fatty acids
Soaps and detergents
Waxes
Fats and oils
Properties of fats and oils
14 Proteins
The amino acids
Properties of amino acids
Primary structure of proteins
Secondary structure of proteins
Tertiary and quaternary structure of proteins
Examples of protein structure
Classification of proteins
Properties of proteins
Denaturation of proteins
15 Basic mathematics for chemistry
Fractions, decimals, and percent
Scientific (exponential) notation
Proportions and algebra
The unitfactor method
Metric system conversions
Conversions within the metric system
Admissions International DDS Program
Online Application
A candidate for the 5year DDS Program should be a graduate from a secondary school with a good average in marks. He/she should also have Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Maths courses completed. The candidate should have high school diploma or matriculation equivalent necessary for admission to higher education institutions in the country in which the diploma was issued.
Also good knowledge in English language both written and oral is required.
After the confirmation of passing the entrance exam, the candidates should also send the application packets to the following address:
Medical University of Lublin
English Division
Al. Racławickie 1
20059 Lublin, Poland
The candidates are requested to submit the following documents:
 A completed and signed application form.
 Original or certified copy of High School Diploma and transcript of grades.
 Motivational letter.
 Certified copy of the applicant's passport.
 Vaccination certificate (with hepatitis type B).
 International English Language Certificate. Attachment no. 2
 IMPORTANT! If you do not hold IB diploma or EB diploma and your high school diploma was issued outside of EU, OECD or EFTA then please see the information concerning nostrification.
All the submitted documents should be originals or certified copies (i.e. originally sealed and signed by the eligible institution/person).
If the documents are not written in English, they must be accompanied by translations (into English or Polish) certified by an approved institution (e.g. the issuing body or a sworn translator).
The deadline to submit all documents for candidates who passed the entrance exam is September 17.
You can download application form & health certificate form from here:
Online Applicationmore information
Dear Candidates,
You have the link for the online application below.
You will have to fill in the following questionnaires and create your Candidate’s Profile in order to take part in the application.
First of all, you will need to choose the program. Then, you should give your personal details and education information.
When your profile is created, you can log in and complete the registration process by printing out the form and making the payment [either 20 EUR or 85 PLN]. The entrance fee is nonrefundable.
In case of any questions please contact admissions@umlub.pl
The online application will be reopened on July 13, 2018.
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Payment details:
IBAN: PL
SWIFT Code [EUR]: BREX PL PW LUB
SWIFT Code [PLN]: BPKO PL PW
All candidates who register, pay the application fee and complete the application are welcome to take the entrance exam on August 23rd, 2018 [Thursday] at 9 a.m in Collegium Pharmaceuticum.
Entrance examination  general information:
BASIC INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES
All canidates are required to pass the entrance examination. The exam will take place on August 23, 2018.
1. The entrance examination consists of 100 MCQ questions:
 biology – 35,
 mathematics – 35,
 physics/chemistry– 30.
3. Each question has 5 answers, but only one is correct.
4. The maximum points is 100  every positive answer is 1 point.
5. The examination lasts 45 minutes for each subject:
6. Candidate, who is late more than 15 minutes for a particular part will not be allowed to sit for examination.
7. Candidates are permitted to take the following items into examination:
 pens and pencils
 water
 basic calculator
8. Candidates are not permitted to take the following items into examination:
 bags (including handbags)
 wallets
 food
 mobile phones, mp3 players and other electronic devices, watches
 books and any dictionaries
Entrance Exam topics:
Biology
The Cell: Plasma Membrane: Structure
 The Fluid Mosaic Model
 Membrane Junctions
The Cell: Plasma Membrane: Membrane Transport
 Passive Processes
 Active Processes
The Cell: Cytoplasm
Cytoplasm  composition
 Cytoplasmic Organells (structure and function) mitochondria, ribosomes, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi aparatus, lysosomes, peroxisomes, cytoskeleton,
 Cellular Extensions cilia and flagella, microvilli
The Cell: Nucleus (structure and function)
 The Nuclear Envelope
 Nucleoli
 Chromatin
Cell Growth and Reproduction
 The Cell Life Cycle (Interphase: G1, G0,G2,GS and M in general)
 Protein Synthesis (transcription, translation in general)
Human tissues  classification and the most characteristic features
Epithelial Tissue
Connective Tissue
Nervous Tissue
Muscle Tissue
The Skin
 Epidermidis
 Dermis
Functions of the Integumentary System, as follow
 Protection
 Body Temperature Regulation
 Cutaneous Sensation
 Metabolic Functions
 Blood Reservoir
 Excretion
Classification and Functions of Bones
Bone Structure
 Gross Anatomy
 Microscopic Anatomy of Bone
 Chemical Composition of Bone
Axial skeleton:
 skull:
Bones: frontal, parietal, occipical, mandible, maxilla, temporal, zygomatic, nasal; external auditory canal, styloid process, foramen magnum; the orbits, nasal cavity, the hyoid bone
 vertebral column
General Characteristics, Regions and Curvatures, intervertebral disc, General Structure of Vertebrae
 thoracic cage
Appendicular skeleton (list and classifies the bones):
 pectoral (shoulder) girdle
 upper limb
 pelvic (hip) gridle
 lower limb
Classification and function of joints
Fibrous Joints
Cartilaginous Joints
Synovial Joints
 General Structure
 Bursae and Tendon Sheaths
Types of Muscle Tissue
Special Characteristics of Muscle Tissue
Muscle Functions
Skeletal Muscle
 Gross Anatomy of a Skeletal Muscle
 Microscopic Anatomy of Skeletal Muscle Fiber
 Sliding Filament Model of Contraction
 Physiology of Skeletal Muscle Fibers
 Muscle Metabolism
 Providing Energy for Contraction (aerobic, anaerobic respiration)
Smooth Muscle
 Microscopic Structure of Smooth Muscle Fibers
 Contraction of Smooth Muscle
Blood
Blood composition and functions.
Blood plasma.
Formed elements.
 Erythrocytes (Red Blood Cells)
 Leukocytes (White Blood Cells)
 Platelets
Lymphatic system (list the organs and known their function)
lymph
lymphatic vessels
lymph nodes
Spleen
Thymus
tonsils
Innate defenses:
Surface barriers: skin and mucosae.
Phagocytes
Natural Killer Cells
Interferon
Adaptive defenses
anitgens  definition
Lymphocytes T and B
The circulatory system
The pulmonary and systemic circuits (main characteristic, differences between them)
Basic anatomy of the Heart
 Location
 Coverings of the Heart (pericardium)
 Layers of the Heart Wall
 Chambers and Associated Great Vessels

Heart Valves
 Pathway of Blood Through the Heart
Coronary Circulation (right and left coronary artery, coronary sinus; function of coronary circulation)
Type of blood vessels
Respiratory system
Basic Anatomy and function of Respiratory System (list the organs of respiratory system and provide their function)
 The Nose and Paranasal Sinuses
 The Pharynx
 The Larynx
 The Trachea
 The Bronchi and Subdivisions
 The Lungs and Pleurae
The digestive system
Basic anatomy and function of digestive system (list the organs of digestive system and provide their function)
 The Mouth and Associated Organs
 The Mouth
 The Tongue
 The Salivary Glands
 The Teeth
 The Pharynx
 The Esophagus
 The Stomach
 Small intestine
 Large intestine
Digestive system accessory glands (function, localization)
The Liver and Gallbladder
The Pancreas
The urinary system
Kidney
 Location and external anatomy
 Internal Gross Anatomy
 Nephrons
Kidney Physiology: Mechanism of Urine Formation
 Step 1: Glomerular Filtration
 Step 2: Tubular Reabsorption
 Step 3: Tubular Secretion
Urine Transport, Storage, and Elimination
 Ureters
 Urinary Bladder
 Urethra
 Micturition
The endocrine system and hormones
Hormones
PituitaryHypothalamic Relationships
Anterior Pituitary Hormones
The Posterior Pituitary and Hypothalamic Hormones
The Thyroid Gland
The Parathyroid Glands
The Adrenal (Suprarenal) Glands
The Pancreas
The Gonads and Placenta
Pineal gland
The male reproductive system.
Basic Anatomy of the Male Reproductive System
 The Scrotum
 The Testes
 The Male Perineum
 The Penis
 The Male Duct System
 The Male Accessory Glands (seminal vesicles, prostate gland, bulbourethral glands)
 Semen
 Spermatogenesis (what it is, what type of cell division is implicated in sperm production)
 male hormons
The female reproductive system.
Basic Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System
 The Ovaries
 The Female Duct System
 The External Genitalia
 The Mammary Glands
 female hormones
 oogenesis (what it is, what type of cell division is implicated in ovum production)
Fertilization definition
The nervous system
Functions and Divisions of the Nervous System (Central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, autonomic nervous system)
Neurons and glial cells
Basis of action potential
Basic structure of synaps
Neurotransmitters
Brain (structure, function and localisation)
Spinal cord (structure, function and localisation)
Protection of the Brain
 Meninges
 Cerebrospinal Fluid
Organs of sensation
The Eye
 Accessory Structures of the Eye
 Structure of the Eyeball
 Photoreceptors
The Chemical Senses: Taste and Smell (organs)
The Ear: Hearing and Balance
 basic division of ear
 ear function
Mathematics
Number
Routine use of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, using integers, decimals and fractions, including order of operations.
Simple positive exponents.
Simplification of expressions involving roots (surds or radicals).
Prime numbers and factors, including greatest common divisors and least common multiples.
Simple applications of ratio, percentage and proportion, linked to similarity.
Definition and elementary treatment of absolute value (modulus), ǀ a ǀ .
Rounding, decimal approximations and significant figures, including appreciation of errors.
Expression of numbers in standard form (scientific notation), that is, a ×10^{k} , 1≤ a <10.
Sets and numbers
Concept and notation of sets, elements, universal (reference) set, empty (null) set, complement, subset, equality of sets, disjoint sets.
Operations on sets: union and intersection.
Commutative, associative and distributive properties.
Venn diagrams.
Number systems: natural numbers; integers; rationals and irrationals; real numbers.
Intervals on the real number line using set notation and using inequalities. Expressing the solution set of a linear inequality on the number line and in set notation.
Mappings of the elements of one set to another. Illustration by means of sets of ordered pairs, tables, diagrams and graphs.
Algebra
Manipulation of simple algebraic expressions involving factorization and expansion, including quadratic expressions.
Rearrangement, evaluation and combination of simple formulae. Examples from other subject areas, particularly the sciences, should be included.
The linear function and its graph, gradient and yintercept.
Addition and subtraction of algebraic fractions.
The properties of order relations: <, ≤, >, ≥ .
Solution of equations and inequalities in one variable, including cases with rational coefficients.
Solution of simultaneous equations in two variables.
Trigonometry
Angle measurement in degrees. Compass directions and three figure bearings.
Rightangle trigonometry. Simple applications for solving triangles.
Pythagoras’ theorem and its converse.
Geometry
Simple geometric transformations: translation, reflection, rotation, enlargement. Congruence and similarity, including the concept of scale factor of an enlargement.
The circle, its centre and radius, area and circumference. The terms “arc”, “sector”, “chord”, “tangent” and “segment”.
Perimeter and area of plane figures. Properties of triangles and quadrilaterals, including parallelograms, rhombuses, rectangles, squares, kites and trapeziums (trapezoids); compound shapes.
Volumes of prisms, pyramids, spheres, cylinders and cones.
Coordinate geometry
Elementary geometry of the plane, including the concepts of dimension for point, line, plane and space. The equation of a line in the form y = mx + c .
Parallel and perpendicular lines, including m_{1} = m_{2} and m_{1} m_{2} = −1.
Geometry of simple plane figures.
The Cartesian plane: ordered pairs (x, y) , origin, axes.
Midpoint of a line segment and distance between two points in the Cartesian plane and in three dimensions.
Statistics and probability
Descriptive statistics: collection of raw data; display of data in pictorial and diagrammatic forms, including pie charts, pictograms, stem and leaf diagrams, bar graphs and line graphs.
Obtaining simple statistics from discrete and continuous data, including mean, median, mode, quartiles, range, interquartile range.
Calculating probabilities of simple events.
Physics
 SI units. How to convert units from one unit system to another.
 Vectors. Scalars. Graphical representation of vectors. Examples of vectors. Addition of vectors and subtraction of vector
 Forces. NET force. Force diagrams. Newton’s laws of motion. Normal force. Friction force. Tension.
 Motion. Displacement, speed, velocity, and acceleration. Displacementtime graphs. Velocitytime graphs. Accelerationtime graphs. Circular motion. Linear motion equations
 Momentum. Impulse. Law of conservation of linear momentum. Elastic and inelastic collisions.
 Work and energy. Types of energy. Mechanical energy. Law of conservation of mechanical energy. Power.
 Newtonian Gravitation. Mass and weight. Falling bodies.
 Simple Harmonic Motion. Vibrating mass on a spring. Simple pendulums.
 Waves. Properties and types of waves. Transverse and longitudinal waves. Characteristics of waves (amplitude, wavelength, period, frequency, speed).
 Sound. Nature of sound. Ultrasounds. Speed of sound.
 Gasses . Ideal gasses. Pressure of a gas. Kinetic theory of gasses.
 Solids. Deformation of solids . Strain, stress. Elastic behavior.
 Fluids. Pressure. Archimedes' principle. Buoyancy. Flotation. Pascal's Principle
 Properties of matter. Phases of matter. Density. Change of phase.
 Heat. Temperature. Thermal expansion. Heat and temperature change: specific heat capacity. Heat and phase change: latent heat. Heat transfer. Temperature scale.
 Electrostatics. Charge. Coulomb’s law. Electric field. Electrical potential. Strength of the electric field.
 Electricity. Voltage, current and resistance. Ohm’s law. Power in electric circuits. Capacitor. Capacitance. Series and parallel circuits. Kirchhoff’s rules.
 Magnetism. Magnetic fields. Long, straight currentcarrying wires. Moving charged particles in magnetic field.
 The electromagnetic spectrum. Nature of electromagnetic waves. Speed of light.
 Geometrical optics. Lenses. Curved mirrors. Ray diagrams. Magniﬁcation. Refraction. Reﬂection. Law of reﬂection. Law of refraction. Splitting of white light.
 The Atom. Structure of the atom. Isotopes. Ionization energy.
 Radioactivity. Decay law. Danger of the ionizing radiation. Nuclear α, β, and γ rays.
Chemistry
1 Matter and measurement
The metric system
Mass
Length
Volume
Density
Temperature
Three states of matter
2 The composition of matter
The atom
Charge
Atomic number
Atomic mass
The structure of atoms
Isotopes
Elements
Atomic weight
The periodic table
3 Chemical bonding
The chemical bond
Covalent bonding
The molecule
Polar covalent bonds
Valence
Naming covalent compounds
Ions
Charges of ions
Ionic bonds
4 Compounds and chemical change
Formula or molecular weight of compounds
The mole
Chemical reactions
Balancing chemical equations
Interpreting equations
Calculations based on equations
Types of reactions
Oxidationreduction reactions
Energy and chemical reactions
Reversibility of reactions
Rate of a reaction
5 Gases and respiration
Kinetic molecular theory
Diffusion
Temperature
Pressure
The gas laws: pressure and volume
The gas laws: pressure and temperature
The gas laws: volume and temperature
The gas laws: the quantity of gas
Air and partial pressures
6 Water
The structure of water
Kinetic theory of liquids and solids
Evaporation
Heat and the states of water
Density
Surface tension
Viscosity
Water pressure
7 Solutions
Types of solutions
The process of dissolving
Solubility of solids
Saturation
The solubility of liquids and gases
Concentration of solutions—percentage
Molarity
Dilution of solutions
Osmosis
Colloids
8 Acids, bases, and salts
Acids
Properties of acids
Bases
Properties of bases
The pH of acids and bases
Measurement of pH
Neutralization
Salts and hydrolysis
Buffers
9 Organic chemistry—hydrocarbons
Alkanes
Reactions of alkanes
Alkenes
Reactions of alkenes
Alkynes
Cycloalkanes
Aromatic hydrocarbons—benzene
Properties of benzene
Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons
10 Oxygen derivatives of the hydrocarbons
Functional groups
Alcohols
Examples of alcohols
Reactions of alcohols
Ethers
Reactions of ethers
Aldehydes
Reactions of aldehydes
Ketones
Acids
Reactions of acids
Esters
Reactions of esters
11 Other organic derivatives and polymers
Halogen derivatives
Sulfur derivatives
Nitrogen derivatives—amines
Reactions of amines
Nitrogen derivatives—amides
Heterocyclic nitrogen compounds
Nitrogen derivatives—alkaloids
Other nitrogen derivatives
Organic polymers
Addition polymers
Condensation polymers
12 Carbohydrates
Classification of carbohydrates
Monosaccharides
Open and closed forms of monosaccharides
Glucose
Other hexoses—galactose and fructose
Disaccharides
Polysaccharides
Reactions of carbohydrates
Optical isomers and carbohydrates
13 Lipids
Fatty acids
Soaps and detergents
Waxes
Fats and oils
Properties of fats and oils
14 Proteins
The amino acids
Properties of amino acids
Primary structure of proteins
Secondary structure of proteins
Tertiary and quaternary structure of proteins
Examples of protein structure
Classification of proteins
Properties of proteins
Denaturation of proteins
15 Basic mathematics for chemistry
Fractions, decimals, and percent
Scientific (exponential) notation
Proportions and algebra
The unitfactor method
Metric system conversions
Conversions within the metric system
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Students' success during medical competition in Novosibirsk
On April 2023, students of the Medical University of Lublin took part in the International Medical Tournament 2018... more
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During the event 129 diplomas were granted to students of American, European, Asian, and Middle Eastern Programs as well as to students of dentistry... more