american university of barbados

school of medicine

Barbados  +1246-428-2000
India  +91 7317300166
E-mail  info@aubmed.org


AUB is not responsible for obtaining or securing a VISA to the USA


ADMISSION/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


PRE-MEDICAL PROGRAM (51/2 YEARS)



Age Requirement
Applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time of admission or by December 31 of the year of admission. Applicants younger than 18 may seek a waiver from the Dean given exceptional prior coursework in addition to fulfilling all of the academic requirements for admission.

Academic Requirements (Barbados, Caribbean, India, UK, etc.)
Five CXC/CSEC or GCE "O" Level subjects in English, Biology, Chemistry, *Mathematics & Physics AND
Three 2-unit CAPE (Biology, Chemistry, *Physics) or three "A" Level subjects (Physics/Math components can be satisfied by CXC/CSEC or "O" Levels)
NOTE: Successful completion of senior secondary school (K-12) for students from India, Pakistan, Nigeria, and most other countries.

OR

IB (equivalent to A-levels)

OR

Associates Degree (undergraduate) equivalency (a WES credentials evaluation is required to determine premedical placement level if some prerequisites are not fulfilled)

Academic Requirements (USA)
High school diploma or GED

MD PROGRAM (4 YEARS)

Age Requirement
Applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time of admission or by December 31 of the year of admission. Applicants younger than 18 may seek a waiver from the Dean given exceptional prior coursework in addition to fulfilling all of the academic requirements for admission.

Academic Requirements (Barbados, Caribbean, UK, etc.)
Five CXC/CSEC or GCE "O" Level subjects in English, Biology, Chemistry, *Mathematics & Physics

AND

Three 2-unit CAPE (Biology, Chemistry, *Physics) or three "A" Level subjects *Physics/Math components can be satisfied by CXC/CSEC or "O" Levels

AND

University or College-level undergraduate coursework with fulfilled pre-medical prerequisites (Note that an Associate Degree (undergraduate) equivalency is deemed acceptable if all prerequisites are fulfilled - a WES evaluation credential evaluation is required as part of the application process).

Academic Requirements (USA)

A minimum of 2 academic years of pre-professional post-secondary education (such as a pre-medicine track) including:

2 semesters of General Biology or Zoology with Labs

2 semesters of Inorganic Chemistry (General or Physical) with Labs

2 semesters of Organic Chemistry with Labs

2 semesters of General Physics with Labs

2 college-level math courses (such as Pre-calculus, Calculus, Computer Science, Statistics, etc.)

AND

a minimum of 60 credit hours of undergraduate college or university-level coursework


Academic Requirements (India)

Science Graduates from a recognized university with English as one of the subjects and a minimum of 65% in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Please note the following during the application process:

The language of instruction for all programs is English. Upon formal review, applicants of non-English speaking countries may be asked to submit documentation of proficiency in English (English courses, TOEFL, IELTS or equivalency).


NOTE: Students from non English speaking countries but from English Medium School, do not require TOFEL.

Professional degrees in Nursing, Pharmacy. Podiatry, Allied Health, Public Health, Chiropractic or others will not be accepted as transfer credits. Thus, students with any of these degrees will not be accepted with advanced standing in the MD program. Only credits from an IMED-listed medical school are eligible for transfer credits into the MD program. Acceptance of transfer credits depends upon formal review of course comparability which is at the discretion of the university. Any requests for advanced standing should be made at the time of initial application.

All applicants should note that any fraudulent documents and/or omissions made during the application process may result in withdrawal of acceptance/dismissal

NOTE on U.S. VISAs: Individuals who are not U.S. citizens/permanent residents must obtain a B-1 non-immigrant VISA from the U.S. Embassy or Consulate prior to entering the U.S. to complete the 5th semester and/or clinical training in years 3 and 4. American University of Barbados will provide documentation (letter of attendance, etc.) in support of a B-1 VISA application but is not responsible for obtaining any VISAs for students. As such, AUB claims no guarantee that any student who applies for a B-1 VISA will be given one. It is the student's responsibility to plan accordingly.