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About All Saints University, School of Medicine, Dominica



Nigerian Scholars wishes to share some information about a very interesting university we stumbled upon recently online. It’s the All Saints University, School of Medicine in Dominica. All Saints University is committed to providing high quality education leading to a Doctor of Medicine (MD) Degree at very affordable fees. The University strives to produce broadly and thoroughly ... Continue Reading

Nigerian Scholars wishes to share some information about a very interesting university we stumbled upon recently online. It’s the All Saints University, School of Medicine in Dominica.

All Saints University is committed to providing high quality education leading to a Doctor of Medicine (MD) Degree at very affordable fees. The University strives to produce broadly and thoroughly educate graduates who realize that the medical profession is not simply a trade to be learned but that it denotes a sense of social responsibility.

All Saints University seeks applicants with demonstrated strong drive and desire to succeed and who are able to focus on the compassionate and the humanitarian aspects of the medical profession. The University encourages its students to actively engage themselves in the community and to respond to the needs of those they serve.

All About Dominica

“Dominica is a great place to study”

All About ‘The Nature Island of the Caribbean

Dominica (pronounced “Dom-in-eek-a”) is an island of volcanic origins located between the French islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique in the Eastern Caribbean, at approximately 15 degrees North latitude and 61 degrees West longitude.It is the largest and most mountainous of the the Windward Islands, with an area of 289.5 sq. miles (754 sq. km). It is 29 miles long and 16 miles at its widest. The formal name Commonwealth of Dominica is often used to avoid confusing it with the Dominican Republic.

Dominica’s population is around 71,727 (2003), of which 20,000 live around the capital city, Roseau (pronounced ‘Ro-zo’), which is located on the south-west coast. English is the official language but a French-based Creole (kwéyòl) is widely spoken, especially in outlying villages.

Visitors should bear in mind that the import and export of fruit, vegetables and flowers is restricted; you will need to obtain a license to take out flowers, for example.

From the lush mountain peaks rising to almost 5,000 ft. to the underwater volcanic craters with dramatic vertical walls, it’s no wonder Dominica will take your breath away at every turn. Dominica is one of the best places in the Caribbean to dive, whale and dolphin watch, hike, bird watch, explore a pristine rainforest, or simply relax.

Dominica is known as the “Nature Island” of the Caribbean. It was also chosen as the location for the filming of the major box office hit movie “Pirates of the Caribbean”. In Dominica, you will experience the world as it was meant to be – unspoiled and with natural wonders found nowhere else in the world. Dominica is a leading dolphin and whale watching hotspot.

If sitting by the beach all day sounds a bit dull, then Dominica is the spot for you. Dominica is a paradise for the outdoor adventurer interested in unspoiled natural attractions. There is so much to do! Dominica’s Morne Trois Pitons National Park was the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in the eastern Caribbean.

Electricity is 220/240 volts, 50 cycles.
Water is safe to drink.
Public Transport is readily available in the form of the ubiquitous mini-bus (look for number plates that begin with ‘H’); the Old Market in Roseau is the ‘terminus’ for busses travelling south; the West Bridge for those travelling north. Fares are set by the government.

The Humble Beginning of All Saints University

All Saints University was founded by a group of dedicated medical and business professionals, all of whom had over 20 years of experience in medical education. The University opened its doors to 28 new students in April 2006 to provide students a better approach to educating the next generation of physicians at affordable fees. With its current population of about 700 medical students and over 100 graduates at various stages of their postgraduate or residency training, the university has been able to establish itself as a medical school to reckon with. Today the university boasts of 2 campuses in Dominica and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  With hundreds of students on the campuses and several hundreds more in clinical clerkships throughout the United States, Canada and around the world, All Saints University is the medical school to go and will surely provide you with the tools and company you need to succeed in your medical career.
All Saints University Programs
There are three programs for students to follow at the university:

4 -YEAR MD PROGRAM
The 4-Year MD program can be completed in 3 years and 4 months. Admission into the 4-year program requires a Bachelor Degree or completion of at least two years of post secondary education, which must include successful completion of premedical admission requirements such as:

  • Biology – 90 semester hours
  • Chemistry – 90 semester hours
  • Physics – 90 semester hours

and one year of Mathematics or Calculus, English and Humanities or Liberal Arts.

The 4-year MD degree program comprises 5 semesters of instruction in Basic Medical Sciences in Dominica followed by 72 weeks of clinical clerkships.

THE 5-YEAR MD PROGRAM
The five year MD program is designed for high school graduates intending to obtain a MD Degree. This program includes 4 semesters of premedical courses, including those listed above. Upon successful completion of 4 semesters of premedical courses, students are automatically allowed to complete the Basic Medical Science (preclinical) portion of the degree program with their counterparts in the 4-Year MD degree program.
B.Sc. (MEDICAL SCIENCES) PROGRAM
All Saints University School of Medicine conducts Bachelor of Medical Science Degree programs with three specialty categories. Students are given the option to choose one of the following specialties.

1. Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
2. Pharmaceutical Technology
3. Laboratory Medicine

ELIGIBLITY FOR B.Sc. (MEDICAL SCIENCES) PROGRAM

 Completion of High School (Grade 12)
– Enrollment in the 5 Year MD Degree program
– Successful completion of the Premedical program of All Saints University
– Successful completion of the Basic Medical Science Program
– Satisfactory completion of Introduction to Laboratory Medicine and Research

TRANSFER STUDENTS

Students from recognized medical schools may be admitted as transfer students upon evaluation of their credentials. The admissions committee of All Saints University School of Medicine will review all candidates’ applications and supporting documents on a case-by-case basis.

NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY

All Saints University School of Medicine grants admission to qualified applicants or students regardless of color, age, race, nationality, religion, gender, sexuality, disability or marital status.

See Details at All Saints University Official Homepage

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5 Comments

  • Bunmi Banjo

    Hi, I want to transfer into all saints university and I would appreciate any help on the steps to process my admission into the school.

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  • Oyedokun Oluwafikunayomi

    please I want to apply to study in all saint. how will I go about the processing

  • Osemeke Miracle Ngozi

    sir/madam
    I am a Nigerian and a graduate, I’m interested in obtaining a degree from your medical school. please I need information on how best I can go about this and also any available scholarship opportunity from the school

  • Maryam Saliu

    I really need help need the requirementsfor aadmission into All saints medical university through scholarship opportunity what must I do to make this possible please

  • Babang Revival Meshach

    I really appreciate the school board for their kind and good works considering everyone equal. I seriously need your support please I’m working to get admitted in the school. I hope and pray that i will be given admission in your school. Thanks to you All Saints University