Why Philippines

Why Philippines

High quality education, safe and conducive environment and affordable fee structure and other associated expenses are one of the primary reasons for international students to opt for higher education in the country. Apart from these, with a degree of the educational institutes in this country, you can explore job opportunities in different countries in the world. Medium of instruction for these courses is only English. Academic calendar begins in June and extends till March. A year comprises of two semesters, one from June to October and the other from November to March.
Doctor of Medicine is awarded to students after completing four years degree program. This is equivalent to that of MBBS degree. In the 1st year, the basics of medical sciences are taught. From 2nd year to 3rd year, these courses focus on specialized areas. 4th year includes clinical rotation in different departments. This degree deals with medical theories, technologies, practices and different approaches for problem-solving. Post this, it is necessary to take up a licensure examination in the country itself. For this, students have to go through one year internship program. Degree awarded by different universities is recognized by World Health Organization. Even the Medical Council of India recognizes the degree awarded by University of Northern Philippines and permits the aspirants for the screening test in India.
Philippines experiences a tropical climate (Summer & Monsoon) as in India. On an average the day temperature is around 26.6 degree Centigrade. The style of cooking and the taste of food is similar to the Indian Food.
The University of Northern Philippines medical school is a centre of excellence that delivers future focused health care education. It has also achieved the distinction of “Level – IV” university in Philippines.

Merits of Philippines

Third largest English speaking country
Their hospitality is warm and gracious
Open and stimulating classroom environment
Solidarity between students and professors
Dedicated and friendly school staff and faculty members
Cultural diversity in the society
Close proximity to other Asian countries

Student Services


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Conduct consultation and monitor proper decorum and academic performance of the international students.

Visa and Alien Certificate of Registration (ACR) Renewal at the Bureau of Immigration

Issuance of the Certificate of Eligibility for Admission into the Medical course for international students.

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