The minimum admission requirement depends on the applicant’s type of secondary school education certificate. RAKMHSU recognizes certificates from higher secondary schools affiliated to Ministry of Education-UAE and also recognizes certificates from higher secondary schools that are recognized by their host countries.
The University also accepts certificates awarded by recognized authorities of national and international boards.
Some countries award two levels of secondary school certificates, in which case, RAKMHSU will recognize the higher level certificate.
In all cases, only courses classified as academic or a combination of Physics, Chemistry and Biology are accepted for admission consideration and the calculation of the aggregate scores.
Examples of Secondary School Certificates:
The following is a list of certificates and the corresponding minimum levels of performance required for admission to RAKMHSU. These certificates and levels of achievement serve as guidelines for admission to RAKMHSU. However these are minimum eligibility requirements only and students with high merit are selected.
For MBBS Degree Program:
To apply minimum aggregate of 90% in the grade 12 science stream/ Advanced stream of UAE GSEC of Ministry of Education. Preference in admissions will be given to those with high scores in Biology and Chemistry/Physics in 12th or EmSAT.
Abu Dhabi Education Council stream students should similarly have 90% aggregate. Preference in admission will be given to those with high scores in Advanced Biology (level 3) and Advanced Chemistry(level 3) or EmSAT.
English Language Requirements:
Preference in admission will be given to those with proficiency in English equivalent to a TOEFL score of 550 in paper-based test, 79 in internet based test OR Academic IELTS score of 6 OR EmSAT Achieve- English score of 1400.
Amongst the applicants, the candidates in order of high merit will be called for interview.
Applicants in the order of high merit will be called for an Admissions Exam & Interview.
As part of admissions requirement students should pass the Admission Exam designed by RAK College of Medicine which includes the following basic science subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics & Mathematics and also pass a personal interview set by RAK College of Medicine.
NOTE: Admission requirements/equivalencies for various 12th grade foreign curriculum are shown below:
Examples of Foreign Higher Secondary School Certificates:
The following is a list of certificates and the corresponding minimum levels of performance required for admission to RAKMHSU programs. These certificates and levels of achievement serve as guidelines for admission to RAKMHSU programs.
British Curriculum :
African Curriculum :(WAEC/WASSCE etc)
Canadian Curriculum(Ontario/Alberta etc)
Applicants from any other foreign educational curriculum not listed above must have secured a minimum aggregate equivalent to UAE curriculum 90% as per International Conversion Table of World Education Standards.
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