If you’re based in the US or Canada, you’ll need to sit the MCAT when you apply to a Caribbean Medical School.
For specific entry requirements, please check with each individual Caribbean Medical School.
American University of Antigua College of Medicine offers a Graduate Entry Medicine programme, which means you’ll need to have a BSc degree from an accredited university before you apply. AUA doesn’t have any admissions test entry requirements, but this means you need to supply full transcripts from your degree so they can understand your academic background better.
For the pre-Med programme at AUA, the entry requirements are:
For your application you will need:
You’ll be invited to interview after you complete the application checklist.
It’s worth noting that if you’re applying from Canada and you’re not a US citizen, you won’t need to submit MCAT scores, which are often required by other Caribbean universities.
Some Caribbean Medical Schools will specify that you need a certain number of credits from specific subjects when you were earning your bachelor’s degree, while others will be more flexible.
For example, AUC requires your degree to have a strong science background and for you to have one year/eight credit hours in Biology, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and General Physics. On the other hand, AUA is more flexible with its entry requirements for US applicants.
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