Orientation presentation for freshmen 2014

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UNIVERSITY OF PÉCS
MEDICAL SCHOOL
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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)
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setting student status,
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booking courses, booking exam dates,
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checking status, payments, grades
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contacting fellow students and teachers
CooSpace (Modulo)
username for ETR = university ID
lost password → ask RO for a new one
https://coospace.tr.pte.hu/
(„Cooperation in virtual space” web-based community site with scenes)
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Contacting teachers, fellow students, even consultation
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Sharing educational materials (up- and downloading lecture materials, home works, mid-term test
results, exam sheets, etc.)
Faculty website
http://aok.pte.hu
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Downloadable publications (timetable, program booklet, forms, schedule, etc.)
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Contact details for departments/clinics and for teachers
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ETR
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COOSPACE
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www.aok.pte.hu
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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
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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 → e-mail to Korinna (print screen)
 [email protected]
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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)
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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 → e-mail with a print screen to
Korinna ([email protected])
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Course registration via ETR
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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
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Studies – A general
overview
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Credit System
- „credit points’” for each educational component/subject
RULES
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1 credit = 14 class hours (generally…)
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Collect at least the minimum number of credits to get the degree (360/300 points)
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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)
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only 6 chances (in sum) to pass a subject
Get 30 ± 3 credits in each semesters – requested by Lånekassen, CSN and loan institutes
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No years (first year, etc.). The total number of credit points shows your progression
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Prerequisites: subjects are built on each other (max. 3 prerequisite subjects for each)
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Recommended curriculum: contains the obligatory components and criterion requirements for
each semester
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Recommended curriculum
 Only obligatory subjects and criterion requirements!
 Print it out for yourself, it is very useful
 http://aok.pte.hu → English → Students → Registrar’s
Office → Booklets and Curricula → „Recommended
curriculum 2014” under your major + „course
descriptions”
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Recommended curriculum
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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%= 34+18 for General
Medicine and 25+15 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
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Course description
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Studies – The school year
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The School Year
School year (2014-2015)
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
1. Registration period: last week of previous
exam period
enrolling, booking courses
2. Instruction period: 14 weeks
classes, mid-term attendance, papers…
2. Instruction period: 14 weeks
1 week extra: Easter holiday
classes, mid-term attendance, papers…
3. Exam period: 7 weeks
exams, exams, exams
3. Exam period: 7 weeks
exams, exams, exams
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Timetable
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Timetable
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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
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Completing a course
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End of semester signature (testifying attendance in course) only electronic signature in
ETR; if denied, you cannot take exam!
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Absent
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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)
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between 15 and 25%, course director shall decide on accepting the semester
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reaches 25% (for any reason, with or without a certified excuse) you cannot be granted
entry to examination.
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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.
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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)
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Financials
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Tuition fee 1
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To be paid for active semesters. (Active but no courses → 30%)
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Pay by bank transfer (additional costs)
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E-mail notification about payment details appr. 2-3 weeks before
semester start by the Finance Department (not the RO)
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Deadline for payment: 08 September, 2014
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Proof to be submitted to the RO until 15 September, 2014
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Tution fee contract later.
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Tuition fee 2
Delayed payment
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ONLY for those, who pay their fee from loan and it’s not
received until the enrolment.
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Request forms: http://aok.pte.hu → English → Administration →
Registrar’s Office → Downloads and Forms
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Submitting to the RO until 5 September 2014
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Delayed payment until 31 October in fall semester, until 31
March in spring semester .
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Reductions
Reduction can be granted from the basic amount
– by application!
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Reduction based on social needs: in special circumstances and
only with written proof in English
After two completed semesters:
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Reduction based on number of credits (twice during the studies)
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Reduction based on academic achievement (only for the fall
semester)
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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
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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
 [email protected]
 Print out schedule and curriculum for
yourselves (it is a huge help)
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QUESTIONS?
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Thanks for your
attention.
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