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University of the West Indies - Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)


The MBBS Degree Programme is a medical undergraduate programme providing a broad education for the study of health and disease. In addition to medical training, students experience university life and the beginnings of professional development in preparation for a career in Medicine. The award of a UWI medical degree entitles graduates to be registered with the medical councils of the English speaking Caribbean for internship and for later independent practice or specialist training.

  • Listing ID: 5298
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Medical Sciences
  • Awarding Body: The University of the West Indies
  • Qualification Level: Level 5 - Bachelor's Degree
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 09 Health and Welfare- 091 Health- 0912 Medicine
  • Qualification Developer: The University of the West Indies
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: Mininum of five CXC, CSEC or GCE O-level subjects in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics;
    Passes in two two-units of Biology, Chemistry and one other two-unit CAPE or A-level subject;
    A Basic Sciences degree with credits obtained in Biology and Chemistry and one other subject. Applicants MUST complete both units to be considered eligible.
  • Number of Credits: 184
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