Students with GCE A Level passes at BBB in the following subjects; Biology, Chemistry & either Math or Physics; Biology, Math or Physics can be accepted as well as science oriented AS level passes with a strong non-science 3rd A level.
Students who hold a bachelor's degree with a strong foundation in the basic sciences are eligible to enter the four year program.
If English is not the principal language, the applicant must have achieved a minimum score of 600 (paper-based), 250 (computer-based), or 100 (internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or a 7.0 overall score on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). (The University's TOEFL code is 2864.)
The School of Medicine and School of Veterinary Medicine begin classes in mid-August and mid-January of each year. The Committee on Admission utilises a rolling admission policy; therefore, applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis.
The final deadline for receipt applications and all supporting documentation is June 15 of the current year for the August class, and November 15 of the preceding year for the January class. Prospective candidates should note that entering classes are highly competitive and applications completed early have the advantage of being reviewed at the beginning of the admission process. The time necessary to secure official transcripts, standardized test scores, and letters of recommendation should be taken into consideration. The Committee reserves the right to defer an application to the following semester if there are no available seats.
The International Peace Scholarship is committed to promoting a student body made up of diverse nationalities and cultural backgrounds, which in the future will contribute to a worldwide medical community. Partial scholarships are awarded to South African students who exhibit academic excellence and demonstrate financial need.
The Global Medicine Scholarship is a partial Tuition Scholarships awarded to international students who exhibit academic excellence, demonstrate financial need, and who will return to their home countries as physicians dedicated to the enhancement of the countries’ medical care systems.
Both awards are grants-in-aid and do not have to be repaid.
Find out more about the scholarship opportunities available and the application process here.
Botswana Collaboration is an understanding between the University of Botswana and SGU with the goal of working towards establishing a Doctor of Medicine program parallel to the medical program already established by University of Botswana. The new medical program will take advantage of the teaching model, the hybrid curriculum, and the global educational opportunities of SGU to allow UB to expand the Botswana student population and to recruit students from the region and from abroad.
Call us on +1-631-655-8500 ext. 1380 and you can speak to SGU students or graduates to find out what it is really like to study with us. We also have admission counselors who can talk you through all your options, or point you towards further advice and assistance, and to help you decide on the best route for you. Call Now!