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12000
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50650
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cambridge, United States
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53028
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72896
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dublin, Ireland
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16800
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17965
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18400
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20075
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32215
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oxford, United Kingdom
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21101
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Band 7
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Oct
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22356
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23190
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34956
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parkville, Australia
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45500
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45500
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50912
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84608
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singapore, Singapore
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17450
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palmerston-north, New Zealand
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0.5 years
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17810
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Band 5.5
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Feb
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30010
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Feb, Jul
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33060
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Feb
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35620
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Feb
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wellington, New Zealand
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1.5 years
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33060
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Band 6
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Feb
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auckland, New Zealand
Rank : #2
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0.5 years
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17810
IELTS -  
Band 5.5
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Feb
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1 years
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28140
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Feb, Jul
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3 years
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31830
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4 years
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32700
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Feb
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4 years
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32700
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Feb
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1.5 years
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33060
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Feb
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1 years
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35070
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Feb, Jul
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2 years
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35620
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Band 6
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Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
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35620
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Feb
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1.5 years
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36320
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Band 6
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37780
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Updated on - October 11th 2019 by Rachit Agrawal

Overview

 Medicine is a branch of science that deals with identification/diagnosis and treatment of diseases, thereby, maintaining human health. Medicine revolves around numerous healthcare practices in order to treat and further eliminate maladies related to living beings. Studying medicine is considered a reward, as they get capable of curing the sick. It allows the person to understand the value of Human Life and lets him pursue with passion.

UG/PG degrees 

Medicine is considered to be one of the most respected degrees ever. When one hears the word ‘medicine’ they always think about MBBS. Very less are aware that medicine is much more than just MBBS. In the field of medicine, the degrees available are Bachelors degree and Master’s Degree. One can also move forward for a Doctorate degree after completing their bachelor’s. A student in medicine can also chose his/her own specialization.

Exams required

English language proficiency (e.g. a TOEFL/IELTS certificate for English speaking country colleges) or any other language test is usually required by colleges abroad. Apart from the exams there can be a demand of other test by the university or interviews which the student must pass in order to get admitted to the particular degree.

Course details

There are several branches of medicine. The scientific form of medicine is called alternative medicine and the non scientific form of medicine is called traditional medicine or folk medicine. Medicine has a wide spectrum of branches and hence one can chose his own branch according to his interest, making it less complex. If we look at medicine broadly, there are two ways of sub diving medicine, medicine and surgery. The term ‘medicine’ refers to the non practical study and surgery id the practical part.

Salary details

A doctor who have completed his Bachelor’s, usually gets an average yearly pay of $118,653. The individuals who have gone for higher degree, get an average of $281,000 annually. The salary increases as the experience of the doctor increases.

Top Universities

  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Lincoln
  • University of Otago
  • University of Groningen
  • Ningbo University
  • University of Central Lancashire

Scope

An individual can opt for a job after completing the bachelor’s degree or can go ahead with pursuing a master’s degree. By going ahead with master’s degree, one gets accustomed to the latest medicinal developments in medicine. A medical student also has the right to choose his/her own specialization. By choosing their own specialization, they not only follow their passion, but they also become experts at what they do.

Top Colleges for Medicine by Location

  • University of Cambridge- The Old schools, Trinity Ln, Cambridge CB2 1TN, UK
  • University of Lincoln- Brayford Way, Brayford Pool, Lincoln LN6 7TS, UK
  • University of Otago-362 Leith St, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • University of Groningen-9712 CP Groningen, Netherlands
  • Ningbo University- Yangming Rd, Jiangbei Qu, Ningbo Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, China, 315103
  • University of Central Lancashire- Fylde Rd, Preston PR1 2HE, UK

Course details Level wise

Level

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degrees

Duration

Undergraduate - 5 to 6 years, Postgraduate - 2 to 3 years

Type

Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Doctorate

Eligibility

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Must have attained a 10+2 pass certificate under science stream in either ICSE or CBSE or any other equivalent examination.
  • Master’s Degree: Must have completed a 5 year medical undergraduate course and should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.5
  • Doctorate: Must have a Master’s Degree with a good score.

Admission Process

  • Select the University/College which you think is the most ideal place for you to study.
  • Check for the application form in your desired college site, and fill it carefully. In case you do not find any application form, request the University for an Application Form. You may have to fill in more than one form, depending upon which university you are applying in.
  • Almost all colleges require you to give an entrance exam, conducted by the university in which you apply, or conducted by the college country.
  • Take the IELTS and the TOEFL tests.
  • Arrange all the required documents and recommendation letters and send the University, along with the application form.

Course Fee

The average fee ranges from 4,000 USD to 66,000 USD

Average Salary

The average salary ranges from 95,000 to 500,000

Top recruiters 

Medanta, Max Health, Global Hospitals, Wockhardt Hospitals, Care Hospitals

Position offered

Cardiologist, Clinical Radiologist, General Practice Doctor, Hospital Doctor, Pathologist, Physician associate, Psychiatrist, Surgeon, Anesthetist

 

Top Universities Level wise

There are many Universities that offer Medical courses. Students can choose their type of university after studying all the details about it. You should go through the college website and prospectus (if available) and check whether the faculty is an ideal one for you.

Name

Location

Fees(USD)

University of Cambridge

The Old schools, Trinity Ln, Cambridge CB2 1TN, UK

66,799

University of Lincoln

Brayford Way, Brayford Pool, Lincoln LN6 7TS, UK

28,134

University of Otago

362 Leith St, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand

22,807

University of Groningen

9712 CP Groningen, Netherlands

35,939

Ningbo University

Yangming Rd, Jiangbei Qu, Ningbo Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, China, 315103

4,685

University of Central Lancashire

Fylde Rd, Preston PR1 2HE, UK

48,223

 

Requirements & Eligibility Level wise

Studying Medicine in a top University is not an impossible task, but it can certainly be tiring. It is advised to take help from an advisor, who will keep track of the deadlines and will also help you with getting all the necessary documents in time. You must also fulfill all the criteria required by the university.

Academic Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine
  • Interested students must have completed 10+2 in either CBSE or ICSE board in the science stream
  • For CBSE board: CGPA of 9.6 with grade A1 in any subjects relevant to the course applied for
  • For CISCE board: Overall grade of at least 90%, with grades of at least 95% in three subjects (including any relevant to the course applied for) and 85% in the other two subjects.

  • Masters Degree in Medicine
  • Student must have passed a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine with a good score.

  • Doctorate Degree
  • Must have a Master’s Degree in medicine with a good score.

Exams


  • A student is expected to write an entrance exam. The entrance exam may be a common one for all the individuals of that country, or the university may conduct an exam of their own
  • English proficiency test score such as IELTS or TOEFL depending on the university.

Work Experience


Work experience is not asked for studying bachelor in medicine, but an experience of an intern may be required for going for higher studies.

Others


  • Letter of recommendation
  • Student Visa
  • State of Purposes
  • CV

 

Admission Procedure Level wise

Taking an admission abroad is certainty a tedious task, but it’s not impossible. To make things easier, it is advised to take help from an advisor. An advisor shall help you with the admission procedure and also keep track of all the deadlines. Deadlines are very important as missing these dates can lead to the termination of the application.

Entrance exams 

  • There is almost always an entrance exam for studying medicine. The entrance exam can be a common one for all individuals of a country, or the university may hold their own examination.
  • An individual is also expected to attain a minimum of 6.5 in IELTS or TOEFL.

How to apply 

    • Decide on which university you wish to study medicine, and check whether the college is suited for your education
    • Download the application form, or request the same from the university, if it is not available in their site.
    • Take the required tests
    • You may have to apply for a student visa, which, in certain cases, you can, only after the university selects you.

 

  • Prepare all the required documents and recommendation letters and send it to the desired University, along with the application form.

 

Deadlines

You can get the various deadlines from the college site. If you have an educational advisor, then he shall also guide you.  You should be careful and must keep track of the deadlines, as missing these dates can cause trouble. Normally there are three entries for a particular degree in a college or university i.e. spring entry, winter entry and summer entry.

Course & Syllabus Details Level wise

Starting with the undergraduate courses for both the subjects, certain basic courses are available in many universities around the globe but different regions provide specify courses as well. A Master’s degree preferably includes a kind of specialization on the stream chosen during the undergraduate course. Given below is a summary of the syllabus that is usually taught in the colleges.

 

Subjects

Topics Covered

Why this is Covered

Bachelor’s Degree

Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Anesthesiology, Community Medicine, Dermatology, Medicine, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery

A bachelor’s degree teaches a student everything that is needed to become a medical practitioner. The course teaches the students, thoroughly, about the specialization they take.

Master’s Degree

General Surgery, Anesthesia, Radiology, Ortho, Traumatology, Urology, Intensive coaching

This course teaches a student all about diagnosing and treating a disease. They learn in details about all diseases and also gain knowledge about how to manage them.

Doctorate

Applied Basic Science, General Medicine, Recent advances in medicine, Counseling, Biostats, Investigation, Ability to carry out research, OPD patient management

The course teaches them about the specialization they take. They get an in depth knowledge and move forward to carry out experiments. They also enhance their theoretical and practical knowledge and get accustomed with the recent methods.

 

Fees, Average Fees etc Level wise

The average tuition fee for studying medicine abroad ranges from 4,000 USD to 66,000 USD. Apart from the tuition fee, there are additional expenses, such as cost of living, cost of stationery, books etc.

University

Tuition Fees(USD)

Other Expenses(USD)

University of Cambridge

66,799

1,074-1,865

University of Lincoln

28,134

838-1,447

University of Otago

22,807

663-1,524

University of Groningen

35,939

842-1,123

Ningbo University

4,685

576-910

University of Central Lancashire

48,223

953-1,815

Career Scope

Career after medicine is assured. Profession after medicine is considered very notable and there is a requirement of medical pass outs almost everywhere. There are a plethora of career opportunities after graduation and all you have to do is find out that suits the best for you, and which place invokes more passion in you.

The career areas available to you after a Medicine degree are

  • Armed Forces
  • Overseas Aid Agencies
  • Clinical Trial Organizations
  • Private Healthcare establishments
  • Research Institutions
  • University 
  • Residential Nursing Homes
  • Prisons
  • Air Ambulance Services

Jobs & Salary Scope

You must keep yourself updated about the career opportunities in your field. The Medical institutions and other such organizations are always looking for people with notable medical expertise. Research scholars are also in great demand. The idea is to improvise the functioning of the medical and healthcare world. Mentioned below are few of the positions available after attaining a medical certificate

Positions

Average Salary (Per Year)(in $)

Cardiologist

512,000

Clinical Radiologist

206,920

General practice doctor

136,000

Pathologist

144,000

Psychiatrist

187,200

Surgeon

315,000

Anesthetist

157,000

Mental health nurse

96,460

Neurologist

144,000