For medical education Canada has set high quality of academic standards. It follows rigorous quality in education. Apparently, whoever gets admission to study medicine in CANADA they get high quality teaching, exposure, hands on training. It opens number of opportunities for your future.
There are 17 Medical Schools or Medical Colleges in Canada that award MD degree which is equivalent to MBBS degree in India. At the present, nearly 4,000 students are doing their MBBS in Canada.
In CANADA most Universities enroll students who have effectively completed a graduate course in fields such as biological sciences. Quebec province’s medical universities do not even need students to have a Bachelor’s degree. On the basis of a CEGEP or a diploma that is equal to class 12 and first University/college year, students are accepted for MBBS in Quebec province.
For a West Canada MBBS, two years of Bachelor’s degree studies is required. MBBS from University of Manitoba requires students to complete degree courses before application.
The guide book by the AFMC or Association of Faculty of Medicine in Canada has been published to shed more light on pursuit of MBBS in Canada.
MBBS known as MD in Canada is considered there as an under-graduate degree.
While University of Ottawa & northern Ontario School of medicine does not require MCAT score as their teaching is in bilingual.
In Canada every university have their own criteria and different sets of parameters for giving admission. For example,
To practice as a Doctor in Canada all students have to clear the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam.
On comparison with other countries, the average cost of study medicine in Canada is very much affordable.
Students are likely to spend around C$20000 to C$30000 per year, which covers both tuition fees and living expenses. Cost of living is affordable, it is easy to live a Quality life while studying in CANADA.
Any Canadian degree comes with an international recognition. Students who opt to study medicine in CANADA need not to take any additional screening test to practice medicine in their home country. Especially Indian students can start practice medicine immediately after completion of medical program, which is approved by IMC. (INDIAN MEDICAL COUNCIL)