2018 Medicine Admissions
Washington University of Barbados is aspiring to be one among the
top Medical Universities in the Caribbean.
Applicants must be at least Eighteen (18) years old at the time of admission or by December 31 of the year of admission. Applicants younger than Eighteen(18) may seek a exception only under the acceptance of the Dean given exceptional talent in the previous coursework in addition to fulfilling all of the academic requirements for admission.
Candidates should be able to present substantial certificates as evidence that their intellectual and personal credentials are of such quality as to predict success in the study and practice of medicine.
Successful completion of Senior secondary school for students with Physics, Chemistry and Biology and/or Mathematics* at Senior Secondary level.
IB (equivalent to A-levels).
Associates Degree (undergraduate) equivalency (a credits evaluation is required to determine pre medical admission if some prerequisites are not fulfilled).
Completion of High School Diploma.
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.
University or College-level undergraduate coursework with fulfilled premedical prerequisites (Note that an Associate Degree (undergraduate) equivalency is acceptable if all prerequisites are fulfilled – a credit fulfillment evaluation is required as part of the application process) with Life Sciences as a Major with minimum subjects ranging from General Biology or Zoology, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry , General Physics with labs & experimentation credits included for all above subjects.
A minimum of two academic years of pre-professional post-secondary education (such as a pre-medicine track) including following subjects for two semesters of General Biology or Zoology, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry , General Physics with labs & experimentation credits included for all above subjects and college-level math courses (such as Pre-calculus, Calculus, Computer Science, Statistics, etc.)
A minimum of 60 hours of undergraduate college or university-level coursework.
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 equivalent).
NOTE: Students from non-English speaking countries if they are from English medium school, they do not require TOEFL as basic English courses are included for such students.
An Established Institution
WUB is a renowned healthcare institution that has offered Medical Degrees for well over a decade.
An International Career
Join our international medical community where classes are taught in English by experienced professors and medical doctors from around the world.
Direct clinical experience is supported by a solid tutoring system and starts in your third year, which gives you considerable practical experience.
Innovative and Active Teaching
WUB curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of active learning methods based on a student-centred approach (Problem-Based Learning, Case method, Concept maps, Simulated patients).
Enjoy the style, culture, gastronomy and entertainment of one of Barbados's most exciting cities. Venture further to experience the delights of Barbados or use the opportunity to learn Barbados.
Advanced Research and Technology
WUB can count on state-of-the-art technologies and research experience. A new simulation centre of 1000 sm, designed according to the highest technological standards, will be ready for autumn 2018.