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Fall 2018 admission applications for the Pre-Medicine Bridge program at Khalifa University close on 31 July 2018. All applications must be submitted online
Khalifa University (KU) will be launching an exciting new postgraduate medical degree. Entry into the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program is highly competitive. One entry requirement will be the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT®) score. The Pre-Medicine Bridge program prepares students for the MCAT® exam, with the aim of maximizing their score to progress to KU’s MD program.
Students may be invited to attend an interview based on a review of the following documents:
This program offers scholarships to all students to support graduate studies in medicine. Students who receive a Khalifa University (KU) MED Scholarship will be registered in the Pre-Medicine Bridge program. Please note that scholarship benefits are subject to change.
KU MED Scholarship for UAE Nationals
KU MED Scholarship for Expatriates
Please click on the “Apply Now” button.
The Pre-Medicine Bridge (PMB) program is designed to provide courses to students who have completed a Bachelor’s degree. The PMB program consists of courses that are delivered in person by a lecturer or via on online facility. As each student attending the PMB program will come with their unique skill set and knowledge, the courses are designed to fill gaps in information as well as strengthen reading, comprehension and math proficiencies, skills that are required to attain a high MCAT® score.
The Pre-Medicine Bridge program (PMB) is designed to prepare students for entry into Khalifa University’s Doctor of Medicine (MD) program. Students will be assessed using questions that are similar to those in the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT®), a standardized test used in the USA, Canada and 19 other countries. Admission into the MD program at Khalifa University is based on a number of criteria, including a good MCAT® score.
Specifically, the PMB program is a series of bridging courses intended for students who have completed a Bachelor’s program from pre-eminent local and international universities. The educational goals of the program are to close gaps in a student’s knowledge base and to develop specific skill sets to maximize their MCAT® score.
The courses of the Pre-Medicine Bridge program are:
PMED 501 General & Organic Chemistry
PMED 502 Biochemistry
PMED 523 Clinical Shadowing
PMED 511 Physics
PMED 515 Math
PMED 521 Biology
PMED 522 Health, Medicine & Society
PMED 531 Critical Analysis & Reasoning Skills
PMED 532 Behavioural Sciences
PMED 591 MCAT Coaching
The schedule of the program includes study commitments during semester and some obligations between semesters.
Please contact the Khalifa University Pre-Medicine Bridge program team: