A unique pathway to fulfil dreams
Texila American University's Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree is designed to fulfil the aspirations of students wanting to pursue a medical program right after their 12 years of schooling. This innovative MD program enables students to build a career in medicine without having to attain a basic degree or diploma first. For any student who is eager to acquire the best knowledge and training in academic medicine from an acclaimed institution, this MD program from Texila American University (TAU) is the finest choice.
TAU's Doctor of Medicine (MD) program extends for duration of 5.5 years / 4.5 years. The university has structured an integrated and contextualised curriculum for students enrolling to study Doctor of Medicine in this Caribbean college.
The Doctor of Medicine degree is a highly popular one and prepares students for the following:
- To become highly competent physicians with compassion for the poor and rich alike
- To understand and implement advanced clinical training
- To apply their Basic Science knowledge to clinical situations and real-life scenarios
Medical students can do their clinical rotations in Guyana, USA (American Track) or Philippines.
5.5 Years : 'A' Level or Equivalent
4.5 Years : Students with 10 +2/Senior Secondary Education
MD American trackDetails
Students enrolling for the degree of Doctor of Medicine in the Caribbean will be able to do the 2 years of medical program in affiliated hospitals in USA.
Pre Clinical CurriculumDetails
Subject Theory (Credit/ Hrs) Practical (Credit/Hrs.) Total (Credit/Hrs) Semester 1 Gross Anatomy 5-75hrs 5-150hrs 10 Histology, Cell and Molecular Biology 3- 45hrs 2-60hrs 5 Medical Embryology 3- 45hrs 1-30hrs 4 Medical Genetics 3- 45hrs - 3 Epidemiology & Biostatistics 4-60hrs - 4 Health Corps 25 hours 0 18 8 26
Semester 2 Medical Biochemistry 5-75hrs 2-60hrs 7 Medical Physiology 5-75hrs 2-60hrs 7 Neuroscience 4-60hrs - 4 Evid. Based Med. & Research 2-30hrs - 2 Behavioral Sciences 2-30hrs - 2 Research Writing 3-45 hrs - 3 Health Corps - 25 hours 0 21 4 25
Semester 3 Pathology - I 3-45 hrs 2-60hrs 5 Medical Microbiology 4-60hrs 2-60hrs 6 Medical Parasitology 2-30hrs 1-30hrs 3 Immunology 2-30hrs 1-30hrs 3 Medical Ethics 2-30hrs 2 Integrated Clinical Medicine-I 3-45 hrs 3-90hrs 6 Health Corps - 25 hours - 16 9 25
Semester 4 Pathology- II 3-45 hrs 2-60hrs 5 Pharmacology 4-60hrs 2-60hrs 6 Community Medicine/Preventive Medicine (Voluntary Health Work) 4-60hrs 2-60hrs 6 Forensic Medicine and Toxicology 3-45 hrs 2-60hrs 5 Integrated Clinical Medicine-II 2-30hrs 3-90hrs 5 Health Corps - 25 hours - 16 11 27 Grand Total Credits (Hours) 71 32 103
CORE ROTATIONS DURATION
Subjects Credit Units Medicine 12 12 Surgery 12 12 Obs. & Gyn. 6 6 Pediatrics 6 6 Orthopedics 6 6 Psychiatry 6 6 TOTAL 48 weeks 48
- Family Medicine
- Ophthalmology (EYE)
- Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)
- Emergency Care
- Allergy and Immunology Neurology
- Cardiology Occupational Medicine
- Critical Care Medicine Oncology
- Dermatology Ophthalmology
- Emergency Medicine Orthopedics
- Endocrinology Psychiatry
- Family Practice Pulmonology
- Gastroenterology Radiology
- General Medicine Rehabilitation Medicine
- Hematology Rheumatology
- Infectious Diseases Surgical subspecialties
- Nephrology Urology
Does a medical degree from TAU enable one to practice in the U.S. and Canada?
The graduates of Texila American University who intend to apply for Residency in the USA / Canada are required to write and clear the USMLE Step 1, 2 & 3 Exams, which are administered by Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) in the United States. The medical graduates who study in the universities located in the United States are also required to take the USMLE Step 1 & 2 Exams.
Where can do students do their clinical rotations?
TAU's clinical program is delivered at world-class hospitals spread across multiple countries. Students pursuing their medical degree from TAU can pursue their clinical rotations in the affiliated hospitals in Guyana, the USA, and South Africa.
Is Texila American University a recognized institution?
Texila American University (TAU) is registered with National Accreditation Council (NAC) Guyana, Listed in Medical Council of Guyana, India, Nigeria & Many more.
How long does the admission procedure take place?
The Admissions Officer (AO) at TAU will send an Acknowledgment of Receipt within two weeks of receiving your application. After ensuring that you have sent a complete application with all the required documents, the university will get your documents verified. Subsequently, a decision for a possible interview will be taken within the next two weeks. Once the interview takes place, you will be informed of the final decision within the next two weeks.
Are TAU students eligible to receive financial aid?
Students enrolled under TAU are eligible for private educational loans from various private loan lenders. TAU also offers a number of full and partial scholarships to meritorious and deserving students in each semester.