Difference between Indian MBBS and Philippines MD degree in Medicine
MBBS is (Medicine Baccalaureus and Bachelor of Surgery).
MD is Doctor of Medicine.
Well it is difference in name. Both are Graduate degree in Medicine. Different name and abbreviations are used in different countries. Both graduate degree are awarded for physician and doctor.
In USA it is called MD, as Philippines follows American Education System, they also called MD.
In India MBBS is done after 10+2 where in Philippines it is done after BS (Bachelor of Science) as Philippines follows 10+4 System.
But for 10+2 students (like in India) one has to do BS program from Philippines before doing 4 Years MD. BS is generally is having 10 Months to 18 Months Duration, depending on University to University.
A world class Medical Education in Philippines:
Studying medicine abroad is a fascinating idea, especially among Indian students, but studying MBBS in Philippines can shape your future in a progressive way. Philippines medical universities and colleges are known for its quality education and every year these universities have been sending thousands of qualified doctors to work in USA, UK, Canada and other foreign countries.
The entire duration of MBBS course is 5 and half years for students who have completed class 12 with a background in science. The first 16 months will have a complete focus on building the foundation for a strong medical education and is called the Bachelor of Science program. From 2nd year onwards the focus will be on core training in medicine and clinical rotation. Towards the end of the program, students will also undergo clinical rotations. Most of the medical universities in Philippines have their own hospitals within their campus in to which the students will be attached and treat patients under the guidance and supervision of an experienced and presently practicing doctor.
Philippines offer globally recognized degree following US System of Education. Universities are approved by World Health Organization (WHO) and Medical Council of India (MCI) and offer modern teaching methods with first-rate facilities with affordable overseas degrees and tuition fees.