Medicine Study in Philippines
Philippines is considered as a growing hub of higher education in Southeast Asia region for academically brilliant students from all around the world. As all the courses are taught in English absolutely no language barrier as majority of the population speaking English (3rd among the top three after UK and US) and affiliation to US higher education pattern, students get the opportunity to credit that are recognized worldwide.
Medical University: Lyceum Northwestern University Dr. Francisco Q Duque Medical Foundation
Medical College, Dagupan, Philippines
Course Title: Doctor of Medicine with Bachelor of Science as Pre-Med (BS-MD)
Duration: 5.5 years including clerkship
Curse Title: Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Duration: 04 years including clerkship l mandatory to qualify in NMAT
Undergraduate progrmme at Lyceum Northwestern University (LNU) is established in the year 1969 and is in Dagupan City near the capital, Manila. LNU has a modern campus with a student community of 7000 people studying in various faculties including more than 1800 foreign students. LNU offers safe, secure, and affordable housing and boarding facilities and listed by many of the accrediting agencies like WHO directory of medical colleges, NMC, ECFMG, IMED, etc. Students can appear for the US medica licensing exam (USMLE) while studying at LNU.
The medical courses in Philippines are practical oriented and follow US academic pattern. LNU’s medical programme is more practical oriented, and it provides vast practical exposure to its medical students through its affiliation with many of the government hospitals in the region.
The fourth year of the course is dedicated to clerkship where students re exposed to hands on training to all the medical specialties through clinical rotation.
Admission process to MD programmeis subjected to qualifying NMAT exam after 1.5 years of BS course.