Bridgetown International University Courses Offered

Bridgetown International University Courses Offered

Bridgetown International University, School of Medicine (BIU) is a well-recognized and one of the fastest-growing private medical universities situated in Bridgetown, which is home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the capital city of Barbados, a Caribbean English-speaking island country in North America.

The University was established in 2017 with a mission to provide quality and affordable medical education to aspiring doctors, add more physicians to the healthcare ecosystem of the world, and contribute to the betterment of health for all.



MD Program is not just a program, it’s a medical pilgrimage that aspiring doctors make to become exceptional doctors, build a world of better healthcare, and live a life of purpose and fulfilment.

Bridgetown International University offers an International-Standard Medical Program for MDs in Barbados to students worldwide. The program is designed by a team of medical experts based on the US medical curriculum and provides medical aspirants with an affordable opportunity to study medicine in Barbados.

Our MD Program strictly adheres to the requirements of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), a mandatory licensing examination required to be qualified to get a license to practice medicine in the US. Depending on the level of qualification of the students, the entire program can be completed in four or five years.

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1st yearPre-Medical Program
2nd & 3rd yearPre-Clinical Program
4th & 5th yearClinical Sciences Program


The pre-Medical or Basic Foundation for Medical Sciences Program is a 1-Year Program which lays the foundation for the next stages of the MD Program. Pre-Medical Program is offered to students who have qualified Senior Secondary School Examinations while holders of a Bachelor of Science Degree are directly admitted to 4-Year MD Program.

During the Pre-Medical Program, students go through the graduate level of medical disciples and are also given the opportunity to participate in outreach programs and go for occasional clinical visits.


Pre-Clinical or Basic Sciences Program is a 2-Year Program which facilitates problem-based learning and the development of comprehensive knowledge of various medical domains. This is the phase when students build a theoretical base required for clinical experiences and medical practice and spend most of their time in research labs.


Clinical Rotations Program is the final phase of the Program for MD in Barbados during which students spend much of their time in hospitals and learn through observation and working under expert guidance. Going on patient rounds, treating patients under the guidance and being a part of operation teams are some of the exciting and most fruitful experiences provided by clinical rotations.

After completion of MD in Barbados and medical graduation from Bridgetown International University, students are free to go for higher medical education, clear the country-specific licensing examination and start practice at a place of their choice.



Pre-Medical Program is the basic foundation for medical sciences which prepares the students for the advanced levels of the medical program.

Bridgetown International University offers a 1-Year MD Program which, in its essence, is a prelude to the MD Program. The syllabus of the Pre-Medical Program covers all subjects that prepare students for medical studies.

Students receive a comprehensive education in the subjects required for medical courses such as Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Anatomy, and Physiology. Distributed into four trimesters terms, the Pre-Medical program is the basic foundation for medical sciences which prepares the students for the advanced levels of the medical program.

Semester 1CreditsSemester 2CreditsSemester 3Credits
Biology 14Biology 24Biochemistry4
English 14Biology lab4Histology4
Chemistry 14English 24Embryology4
Physics4Chemistry 24Biostatistics4
Chemistry lab4Medical terminology4Introduction to anatomy4
Total credits17Total credits16Total credits18

The entire Pre-Medical course at Bridgetown International University has been designed based on the requirements of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and helps the students facing the US medical licensure examination in the later stages of their career.

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University Headquarters:

Chelsea House, Chelsea Road, Bridgetown, Barbados.

Phone: +1 246 426 0026