Situated on one of the most popular islands in the Eastern Caribbean, Metropolitan University College of Medicine Antiguas offers a perfect blend of quality medical education and quality of life. At Metropolitan University College of Medicine Antiguas, students are given the tools and preparation to become exceptional doctors, serve humanity and build a better world together by offering healthcare services to those in need.
Metropolitan University College of Medicine Antiguas, School of Medicine (MUCMA) is a medical university located in Barbados, a beautiful Caribbean island country in North America. Established with a vision to deliver quality medical education and facilitate medical aspirants excel in medicine, clinical practice, research, and patient care, VUB has now become a modern and innovative medical university in the Caribbean. Thanks to the University’s dedication and continual efforts to deliver the best in medicine, VUB is recognized by the Ministry of Education and currently in the process of attaining accreditation from the Barbados Accreditation Council. The institution is recognized by the Medical Council of India, registered in FAIMER and listed in WDOMS.
The primary campus is located in Antigua and Barbuda and our clinical campuses are located in USA, UK, and the Caribbean. The Antigua campus is 4-storied building with space for university dorms. The campus is air-conditioned, provides free Wi-Fi, and 24-hour security. Student life at MUCM provides a holistic experience allowing for personal growth and development, building friendships, cultivating the habit of life-long self-learning, and become an ethical and compassionate physician.
Recognition of Victoria University of Antigua and Barbuda by various medical institutions and authorities worldwide speaks for the quality of medical education provided at the University.
Depending on the level of education of the students, Metropolitan University College of Medicine Antigua offers a 4-Year and a 5-Year Program for MD in Barbados. The program is an undergraduate program and is equivalent to MBBS. The syllabus of MD Program is based on US medical curriculum and follows the standard of MD in America. Strictly designed as per the requirements of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), MD Program of Metropolitan University College of Medicine Antigua is comparable to MD in USA and offers aspiring doctors worldwide an opportunity to study medicine in Antigua and Barbuda.
1-Year Pre-Medical Program introduces students to the basics of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, as applicable to medical sciences as well as to the basic sciences like anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, histology, and medical terminology.
In 2-Year Basic Sciences Program, students get to the next level of medical sciences and imbibe clinically integrated problem-based learning, conduct their research and experiments in laboratories, and prepare themselves for the clinical rotations.
In 2-Year Clinical Rotations Program, students get an exclusive opportunity to get hands-on clinical training in University-affiliated hospitals and clinics, observe fellow doctors and medical practitioners and treat patients under expert guidance.