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Preclinical Sciences


The Preclinical Sciences program curriculum is a systemic base approach to teaching the basic sciences required knowledge with a Pass-Fail grading system. The courses taught in the Preclinical Sciences are:

  • Foundations in Medicine
  • Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Systems I
  • GI, Endocrine and Reproductive Systems I
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Neurosciences I
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Neurosciences II
  • Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Systems II
  • GI, Endocrine and Reproductive Systems II
  • Introduction to Clinical Sciences

These courses cover the following subject areas:

  • Gross and Developmental Anatomy
  • Histology and Cell Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Medical Physiology
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biostatistics and Research
  • Pharmacology
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • General and Systemic Pathology
  • Clinical Skills

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Admissions Office – Guyana 

81 Croal St.

Georgetown, Guyana

 (592) 226 1375; (592) 226 3858

Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M. EST.




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The preclinical sciences program has a total of 67 credit weeks with a minimum of 16 hours of instruction per week.

Entrance Requirement

The minimum requirement for the Preclinical Sciences program

  1. Undergraduate degree in the Natural or Health Sciences or Premedical Sciences Diploma with at least 90 credit
    • GPA of 2.9 in the premedical sciences program with Premedical Committee Evaluation score of > 8; or MCAT score of >500  
    • MCAT score of >500  
  2. Medical experience  

On applying for the program, the following documents must be submitted for review:

  • Professional Diplomas/Certificates
  • Transcript
  • Personal Essay expressing your interest in studying Medicine
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation from professionals in the field of science who are aware of your interest in becoming a Physician
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Proof of any Medical experience and professional work history, volunteering experience will be an asset

Students pre-selected will be invited for an interview. A successful interview automatically qualifies for entry into the program.