At a Glance : MBBS in Philippines
Here are the main points before considering Admission in MBBS from Philippines. Please click on the important topics provided below :-
One should know about the country where you are interested in taking admission for MBBS in Philippines . The Philippines, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. It is a beautiful country with the world class beaches and tropical climate. Its capital city is Manila. The country has a breathtaking beauty of nature and has mixture of different cultures and communities. In the earlier times Philippines was ruled by Spain And America. This affinity is seen in Filipinos’ love of fast food, film, and music.
The country with a rich mix of culture and breathtaking beauty attracts tourists from all over but attracts students also from 65 countries for the following significant factors listed below. Philippines is having many out standing Universities. 1st University in Philippines established in 1611, it was University of Santo Tomas.
Philippines holds the highest literacy rate @ 94% in Asia! That means the majority of people in Philippines are educated class. That makes the country commendable and safe to go for studying medicine.
English is an international language which is used by majority countries in the world as either the first or the second language. In our country also it is used as a second language matching international norms after out native language Hindi. Philippines is also not behind as it is the world’s third largest English speaking country. English is the mode of instruction in all levels of education, and same for MBBS in Philippines.
Philippines is a female dominated country where you find females dominating in all the work places comprising more than 60% population. It is safe for both Boys and Girls. Philippines is a mix of different cultures which makes this country friendly country, giving the students an extra edge to be not treated as outside people or foreigners. The students who study here feel relaxed with friendly environment of the country and focus better on studies.
Philippines is known worldwide for its medicine study. Since privatization took place very early in Philippines most of medicine universities were privatized. Thus you will find in Philippines well established private medicine colleges and universities. Philippines has a US based system of medical education. Since the medicine course is based on US pattern it is easier to get through in USMLE as compared to other countries. The quality medical education is recognized by World Health Organization (WHO), MED of ECPMG and similar other bodies. The Philippines attract students from more than 55 countries. Students from US, Europe, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Hong Kong are also studying in Philippines.
The medicine study program in Philippines facilitates a dual degree program. While doing BS-MD program, one gets a degree of Graduation in science (BS) before getting the degree of MD ( Doctor of medicine). Duration of BS ranges from one and a half years to two years depending on the universities norms.
Philippines has become a hub of medical education with many top universities. Students studying here would be having a wider vision. After graduation students who study medicine here in Philippines have a better chance of employment in other countries as well. This is an opportunity where you can study in a good university, travel and also learn about a new country at the same time, chances to travel round the world also exist.
Philippines is known as Tropical Weather Country and has a constant temperature which lies between 24 to 34 throughout the year. For the students of India it is very easy to adopt to the weather there.
Philippines is a very affordable place. Economical accommodation and living expenses. The prices of the course here are very economical than in India. No donation system exists in Philippines. The The following Medical Colleges are the lowest tuition Fees structure :-
Lowest Tuition Fee Structure for MBBS from Philippines
Fee Structure – 2021-22 : MBBS from AMA School of Medicine
|University||Course Duration |
(BS + MD)
|BS Tuition Fee||MD Tuition Fee per year||Total BS-MD Fee|
|AMA School of Medicine||5.10 yrs||Rs. 7 Lakhs||Rs.10.5 |
Fee Structure – 2021-22 : MBBS from Lyceum Northwestern University (LNU)
|University||Course Duration |
(BS + MD)
|BS Tuition Fee per Year ||MD Tuition Fee per year||Total BS-MD Fee|
|Lyceum Northwestern University||5.5 yrs||Rs. 6.5 Lakhs||Rs. 2.8 Lakhs||Rs.17.7 |
Philippines is well connected with outside world, there are three international air ports at Manila, Cebu and Davao connecting to all the major cities of the world. Manila has all kinds of public transport like buses, taxi, metros etc. which gives students easy access to travel all around Philippines. India is well connected by air to Philippines via 5 Countries.
Philippines is having American Style PBL Curriculum. Philippines follow the American education system. It is easy to get through USMLE. Many toppers go to USA from Philippines for Residency Program.
Philippines is a Christian dominated country. More than 90% population is christian. Philippines is a mix of different cultures which makes this country friendly country.
Both South Indian and North Indian Food is available in Philippines. Indian food is not a problem in Philippines. Some Medical Colleges are running Indian Mess inside the University campus. Also there are private Hostel having Indian Mess.