Eligibility

Washington University of Barbados is aspiring to be one among the
top Medical Universities in the Caribbean.

PREMEDICAL PROGRAM (5.5 YEARS)

Age Requirement

Applicants must be at least 18 years old by the time of admission to WUB. However, applicants younger than the required age may be accepted at the discretion of the Dean. The Dean will scrutinize previous coursework, academic requirements and talent of young applicants to determine admission.

Academic Requirements

Successful completion of Senior secondary school for students with Physics, Chemistry and Biology and/or Mathematics* at Senior Secondary level.

OR

IB (equivalent to A-levels).

OR

Completion of High School Diploma.

MD PROGRAM (4 YEARS)

Age Requirement

Applicants must be at least 18 years old by the time of admission to WUB. However, applicants younger than the required age may be accepted at the discretion of the Dean. The Dean will scrutinize previous coursework, academic requirements and talent of young applicants to determine admission.

Academic Requirements

Coursework from a Bachelor or Associate Degree with fulfilled premedical prerequisites is acceptable. Life Sciences as a major with minimum subjects ranging from General Biology or Zoology, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, General Physics with labs and experiment credits included for all subjects listed.

OR

A minimum of two academic years of post-secondary education such as a pre-medicine track including: Two semesters of General Biology or Zoology, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, General Physics with labs and experiment credits. College level Math courses such as Pre-Calculus, Computer Science, Statistics, etc. are accepted.

AND

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.

Why
Washington
University
of Barbados?
An Established Institution

An Established Institution
WUB is a renowned healthcare institution that has offered Medical Degrees for well over a decade.

An International Career

An International Career
Join our international medical community where classes are taught in English by experienced professors and medical doctors from around the world.

Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience
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

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).

Barbados

Barbados
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

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.

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