For students who have secondary school credentials.
The seven–year Doctor of Medicine program is designed for students who have secondary school credentials who need to study a complete course in the foundation sciences before beginning the medical degree program.
Medical career training adapted to your academic background.
With a focus on preclinical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, the seven–year entry point prepares students for the rigors of medical school by providing a strong support system around a solid preclinical curriculum.
Dual BS/MD Degree Option
By entering SGU’s seven-year preclinical program, you may be eligible to earn a Bachelor of Science on your way to completing your Doctor of Medicine.
The BS/MD option allow you to complete your undergraduate degree in three years of undergraduate and preclinical courses.
Secondary School Diploma: A secondary school diploma with a strong performance in Science, except for the following secondary school further qualifications that can be considered for the 7-Year Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program entry:
AS Levels “Advanced Subsidiary Levels”
High School Exam
Irish Leaving Certificate
South African Matric
International students are exempt from the MCAT admission requirement, but must fully meet our English language requirements if English is not their principal language.
If English is not their 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).
Temporary English Test Arrangements for August 2020 Intake
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, IELTS centers have suspended testing in many of the countries, and it is anticipated that when centers do re-open, there will be a very large backlog of tests to clear. To enable our international applicants who are planning to join the St. George’s University School of Medicine in August 2020 to meet our admissions documents’ requirements, we will be temporarily accepting English test results by a number of other providers, including TOEFL, CEA, and Pearson.
The approved English Language Test Providers for August 2020 class are as follows:
IELTS – No changes to the current scoring (see above);
TOEFL – No changes to the current scoring (see above);
PassWord-Skills – Scoring is the same as IELTS scoring for direct entry;
C1 Advanced (CEA) – A score of 186 overall is required for direct entry;
PTE- Academic (Pearson) – A score of 85 overall is required for direct entry.
Please note that these changes do not apply to students planning to start their studies with our partner Northumbria University in the UK.
Next Start Date January 2021
Time to Completion 7 years
3 years of preclinical coursework in Grenada
2 years of basic science coursework in Grenada
2 years of clinical training in affiliated hospitals in the US or UK
There are a range of entry points into our Doctor of Medicine program, accommodating applicants of all educational systems and academic backgrounds.
Seven-Year MD Program Admissions Process
The SGU admissions process and requirements give you detailed information on what prerequisites are needed to apply for our Seven-Year MD degree program, and will walk you through the steps you need to take on applying for admission.
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