The Bachelors of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery program trains students to become competent doctors with the necessary skills, knowledge, and attitude to succeed in a dynamic environment. The program offers a comprehensive approach to healthcare that is balanced between preventive, promotive, curative, and rehabilitative healthcare in a primary healthcare or community setting.


Grade Twelve with level 4 and above in Mathematics, English, Life Science and Physical Science with an associate degree/diploma in Health science program.

Structure of the program - In partnership with UNZA

Medicine Program - 5 Years

Duration: 5 years

Year 1 – Teaching and Learning Plan 18 Credits
Basic and Applied Human Anatomy and Development 5
Basic and Applied Physiology 5
Medical Biochemistry and Genetics 2
Immunology & General Microbiology 2
Community Based Education & First Aid 2
Behavioural Science s & Communication Skills in Medical Practice (20 Weeks) 2
Year 2 – Teaching and Learning Plan 19 Credits
Neurosciences 4
Pathology 4
Microbiology 3
Pharmacology & Therapeutics 4
Community Based Education & Scientific Method 2
Clinical Methods and Skills Lab 2
Year 3 – Teaching and Learning Plan 18 Credits
Internal Medicine I 4
Obstetrics & Gynaecology 4
Surgery I 4
Paediatrics & Child Health I 4
Communications Skills, Professionalism, & Health Care Ethics 2
Year 4 – Teaching and Learning Plan 18 Credits
Community Medicine 2
Internal Medicine II 4
Surgery II 4
Forensic Medicine & Medical Jurisprudence 4
Psychiatry & Mental Health 4
Year 5 – Teaching and Learning Plan 16 Credits
Surgery III 4
Internal Medicine III 4
Obstetrics & Gynaecology II 4
Paediatrics & Child Health II 4
Clinical Rotations

Upon completion of 3 years of basic sciences curriculum, students to get involved directly in the study and care of patients in hospitals, with other team members.

Clinical Rotations-Progression
Internal Medicine 30 Weeks
General Surgery 30 Weeks
Paediatrics 20 Weeks
Obstetrics & Gynaecology 20 Weeks
Psychiatry 10 Weeks
Community Medicine 10 Weeks

Selection Factors

Students to Texila American University (TAU) are selected on the basis of their academic, personal, and extracurricular abilities. Each student will be assessed based on the educational background, age, and intended course of study. Additionally, students must have the intellectual, physical, and emotional capacities to meet the requirements of a successful medical career.

TAU-Zambia's intensive medical program requires students who are intellectually and emotionally prepared to take on the stress of studying medicine with a view to becoming global doctors.

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Mr. Chinyerezi Kepenya Alumni Student of Texila

Mr.Chinyerezi Kepenya

"My Experience with Texila American University has been very good. The modules are updated & educative. Good Learning Platform."

Mr. Adamson Mukhalipi Alumni Student of Texila

Mr.Adamson Mukhalipi

"Flexible Payment Plan is very helpful and Online Exams allow you to pursue without leaving your hometown."

Ms. Mary Odokua Alumni Student of Texila

Mary Odokua

"It was an awesome experience being with Texila which had helped me to become a successful doctor today"

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