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Why Study Medicine in English at Avalon University School of Medicine?

Admission

No entry exams

Tuition fees

$116700 for four years

Duration

4 Years

Intake

January, May, September

Funding

Not Available

Online Option

Not Available

Clinical Rotations

Up to the last 2 years

+Why Choose Avalon University School of Medicine?
  • Avalon University School of Medicine (AUSOM) is a fully accredited leader in medical training in Curaçao in the Caribbean Islands.
  • The U.S. medical programme curriculum is modelled on U.S. medical schools and student centred with an emphasis on personalised education that prepares graduates for international medicine careers.
  • Faculty teach small class sizes with a 10:1 student-teacher ratio and maintain international clinical rotations partnerships with ACGME-approved teaching hospitals in the Caribbean Islands and the U.S.
  • The university is fully accredited with the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) and the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME).
+The 4-Year Medicine Programme
  • The AUSOM 4-Year Medicine Programme qualifies students with a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree.
  • The programme is taught entirely in English with a structure of: Basic Sciences for 104 weeks, Introduction to Clinical Medicine for 6 weeks, and, Clinical Sciences for 72 weeks.
  • Basic Sciences consists of two years of foundational knowledge development with theory subjects in: Molecular Basis of Medicine; Medical Ethics & Clinical Skills; Epidemiology & Biostatistics; Human, Structure & Function; Mind, Brain & Behaviour; EBM & ICR; Diseases, Immunity & Therapeutics; and, Introduction to Clinical Medicine.
  • Clinical Sciences consists of 72 weeks of rotations in hospital settings under direct supervision comprising: Core Rotations for 48 weeks (Internal Medicine: 12 weeks, Surgery: 12 weeks, Pediatrics: 6 weeks, Family Medicine: 6 weeks, Psychiatry: 6 weeks, Obstetrics & Gynecology: 6 weeks); then, Elective Rotations for 24 weeks based on availability (Options include: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics, Anesthesiology, Infectious Disease, Neurology, Gastroenterology).
  • AUSOM clinical rotations integrate Basic Sciences with clinical practice through practical training in ACGME-approved teaching U.S. and Caribbean teaching hospitals.
  • Programme intakes occur three times per annum (January, May, and September) with no entry exams for students.
+How Much Does the Programme Cost?
Programme Programme Starts Annual Fees ()
Medicine January, May & September $116700 for four years *
Living Costs Monthly () Annually ()
Rent 300500 36006000
Food 80120 9601440
Utility Bills (Electricity, Gas &Water) 70 840
Internet 40 480
Transportation 30 360
Total 520760 63009100

*This is a special offer exclusive to SME students from AUSOM. Additional administrative and clinical fees apply.

+Admission to Avalon University School of Medicine

Applicants must provide the following information:

  1. An application which includes the following details: bio, education history, and course for which you are applying.
  2. A copy of your secondary education results with subjects studied.
  3. Two small photos of 4-5cm.
  4. A personal statement.
  5. One to Two letters of recommendation.
+Life in Willemstad
  • The capital city of the island of Curaçao is southwestern-facing onto the Caribbean Sea.
  • The diverse population of the city live in a charming metropolis with Dutch Caribbean colonial architecture and Afro-Caribbean influences.
  • The local environment is very peaceful making it a pleasant base for students to enjoy life and discovering natural attractions.
  • The city is considered a gateway for scuba diving and beaches while also having a lively shopping and food scene.
+Life in Curaçao
  • Curaçao is a Dutch Caribbean island of the Lesser Antilles islands in the southern Caribbean Sea due north of Venezuela.
  • The official languages are Papiamentu, Dutch, and English, and Curaçao remains a sovereign state of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
  • Curaçao has a mixed topography and a hot semi-arid climate with dry and wet seasons that’s outside Hurricane Alley.
  • A highly affordable destination, visitors can explore pristine beaches, hot springs, forts and historic preservations, while seeing plentiful tropical wildlife.
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