Student dreaming to become a doctor have different reasons. Even if most students in Europe get into medical schools upon high school graduation, it is never late to study medicine. In some countries like Germanay, UK,USA, most students go to medical schools after graduation or even after getting working and volunteer experience. The reasons attracting students to study medicine are various. After graduation from medical school and become Doctor or any other medical specialist, there is a broad range of opportunities for future job. Upon getting the medical degree you can choose to work in hospitals, science institutes, and public health care or be part of the medical segment of some other science. Doctors can also chose to manage health care costs in economical sciences, or cooperate as a part of judicial sciences in proving medical errors and patients' rights. You have decided to study medicine and become doctor but wonder which medical school to choose? Then you may consider the following reasons many students like you decide to study medicine abroad. High competitively entry requirements of getting into medicine Applying to medicine can be an incredibly challenging process because in most countries, because of far more students who wish to study medicine than available places. The applicant’s high school certificate with good grade and eventually the type of pre-medical undergraduate degree are not enough to guarantee access to further medical studies for many students in Canada, France and UK, USA, Norway, to name some. The percentages of prospective medical students who manage to get a medical university seat vary 20% to 50% depending on country and university!
High school diploma (certificate) Good marks in biology and chemistry and math (but not obligatory!), Speak English, French, or Romanian or Bulgarian or follow one year preparatory course, To be in good health mentally, physically and without daisies incompatible with medical career, To have enough source of financing medical studies by student loans, wonderful parents or generous sponsors or other sources. University course (if applicable); letters of recommendation; letter of motivation ; academic achievements; hobbies and personal interests; relevant to health care paid or voluntary work experience e.g. ;work as a hospital auxiliary, in nursing or residential care, red cross etc.; computer literacy; communication skills; teamwork skills etc. Some universities organize medical English test or even entry test in biology and chemistry. Tuition fees and living costs of studying medicine abroad in most of the best medical schools in the world are extremely high. Some of the best medical schools in Europe, offer medicals study program, mostly in English at very reasonable fees and conditions. The cost of attending many medical schools abroad is often much lower than registering for an equivalent program in different countries. There are no fees for UK and Irish students studying in the four Scandinavian countries**. In the state-sector universities in Austria, Germany and Switzerland, fees are below 1500 Euros per year** and in the Netherlands, fees are just under 1800 Euros per year. Fees are also low in Italy (under 4000 Euros*), Romania (from 1000 to 5000 Euros**) and Bulgaria (from 7000 to 8000 Euros/year**). Studying medicine abroad, especially in Europe, offer various scholarships based on academic background results, university entrance exam results, university results etc.
The course of MBBS is five and half years including one year of internship. The first year consists of one year teaching basic science subjects – Anatomy, Physiology and Bio-chemistry with some learning of Community Medicine. Second year consists of para-clinical subjects – Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology and Forensic Medicine with Community Medicine. Third year is divided in two parts. Part I is of one year with subjects to appear in exam, which are ophthalmology, ENT and Community Medicine. Part II is again of one year with subjects to appear in exam, which are Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics.