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MBBS in Canada

Study Medicine in Canada

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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.

Advantages of study medicine in CANADA

  • Shape your future with international degree, has a reputation across the global
  • World class education, inspirational teaching and infrastructure
  • Master degree in medicine, since Canada don’t offer undergraduate MBBS program
  • Diversity in study
  • Pioneer in the research
  • Rich cultural experience. because in Canada you can see students from different parts of the world
  • Lots of scholarships available, which makes study of medicine in Canada affordable
  • Canada provides excellent job opportunities for the medical students, lucrative salary package / revenue, and a comfortable lifestyle along with high safety.

Admission Entry Requirements for 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

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.

List of documents required for admission in medicine course in CANADA

  • SOP or statement of purpose
  • Autobiography Details
  • Certificates
  • Marksheets
  • Medical CAT or College Admission Test scores
  • candidate also has to appear for a personal interview.

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,

  • For MBBS Admission in University of Western Ontario looks more at higher performance parameters.
  • McMaster University in Canada lays emphasis on MCAT’s Verbal Reasoning section to select candidates.
  • University of Toronto uses MCAT score as a cut-off criteria.

There are only 2,500 seats available for MBBS in Canada.

To practice as a Doctor in Canada all students have to clear the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam.

List of MCI Approved Medical Colleges in Canada:

  • Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Medicine, St. John’s
  • Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton
  • Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Sudbury
  • Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary
  • Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine, Halifax
  • McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal
  • University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto
  • Université de Montréal Faculté de Médecine, Montreal
  • Université Laval Faculté de Médecine, Québec
  • Université de Sherbrooke Faculté de Médecine et des Sciences de la Santé, Sherbrooke
  • Queen’s University Faculty of Health Sciences, Kingston
  • Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London
  • University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Edmonton
  • University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver
  • University of Manitoba College of Medicine, Winnipeg
  • University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine, Ottawa
  • University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine, Saskatoon

Cost of study in Canada

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)