This six-year extended doctor of medicine course aims to meet the high demand for qualified doctors and gives UEL students the opportunity to study for an international degree. You’ll complete two years of study at UEL for a DipHE in Medical Science and then progress onto a four year international medical degree with the American University of Antigua. In preparation for your medical studies you’ll cover areas of Human Anatomy and Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Genetics. You’ll also spend four weeks each summer at East Kent Hospital to experience pre-clinical exposure- early patient contact. Ensuring a smooth transition onto the challenges of studying medicine. After this, you’ll then progress into the four year medical course, taught at AUA’s campus in Antigua. You’ll be provided with hands-on pre-clinical training at the on-campus simulation centre and at the Mount St John’s Medical Centre, one of the most modern hospitals in the Caribbean. The final 2 years of clinical sciences is taught at AUA’s affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the US, UK and Canada.