Pre-Med Program

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean

Program Description

Pre-Med Program

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean

Who are we?

Poised to become one of Caribbean’s premier institution for medical education and training, the Caribbean School of Medical Sciences, Jamaica (CSMSJ) is committed to developing a quality workforce of professionals ready to confront and conquer the challenges of 21st-century medicine.

The program

This program is ideal for graduating High School students who are committed to studying medicine and are ready to begin their medical studies immediately after completing high school. It is also the path for non-traditional students who need to complete prerequisite courses before being accepted to the medicine, dentistry and veterinary sciences program of their choice in Jamaica, the Caribbean, and North America.

Courses

Semester 1

In this semester the students will be taught College English, College Mathematics, Chemistry, College Physics, Community Service, College Biology and Introduction to Environmental Science

Semester 2

This semester will consist of continuation of English, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry. The students will also be taught Human Psychology

Semester 3

Chemistry, Biochemistry, Medical Terminology, Philosophy, Anatomy and Physiology and College Computer Sciences will be the subjects that would be taught in this semester

Semester 4

The students will be introduced to Research Methods, Biostatistics and given an overview of Medical Ethics in this semester

Entry Requirements

Five CSEC subjects at the General Proficiency Level (B+ and above) including:

  • Mathematics and English
  • Three other subjects which must include a minimum of two related science subjects (e.g. Biology, Physics, and Chemistry)

*Equivalent qualifications from other countries, which will be verified by the Programme Director.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 26, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2018
Duration
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4 semesters
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Jamaica - Kingston
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