70 per cent of the people living in the Philippines belong to Roman Catholic Christianity belief, and 17 per cent of the people are involved in Protestant Christianity. People with Islamic belief comprises of total 5 to 10 per cent of the overall population.
Whereas, only 2 per cent of the people are there who believes in the Philippine Church of Christ. This religion was born in the country itself and don’t believe in the Doctrine of Trinitarianism which is common among other groups.
You may also be glad to know that the Buddhist population is also there in the Philippines which is near about to 2 per cent. Other minority groups in the country are collectively 6.6 per cent of the total number of people living there. These are Indigenous Beliefs, Other Christians, Hinduism, Judaism, the Baha’i Faith, and Atheists.
The Philippines have been prevalent in the world for providing quality education. There are the number of universities and colleges in the country which students from abroad can choose to complete the higher education.
Times Higher education World University Rankings depicts two prominent Universities which are up to the mark with international standards. First one is the University of Philippines which ranks at number 502 – 600. Another University which gathers worldwide attraction is De La Salle University which lists between 801 – 1000. The university is providing opportunities for medical students to come and explore the broad area of knowledge in the field. Also, Cagayan State University is one such platform of excellence in medical studies for people looking for MBBS course there.
These medical universities are providing high tech education, and you can choose them to get excellent exposure. The ranking of these universities are as per the teaching quality, research and development and also the international parameters which stand these universities apart from other in the Philippines.
Yes, Universities here are highly recognized and affiliated too. Talking about the recognition of Medical Universities are globally recognized by IMED of ECFMG- USA, MCI, World Health Organization (WHO), FAIMER, USMLE and similar other organizations. Also, MCI recognized it.
Another high ranked University which is De La Salle University is a private Catholic Research University. It is also a nonprofit, coeducational Higher education institution which has outnumbered and also comes under ASEAN University Network. The university is also recognized as Centre of Excellence by Philippine Commission on Higher Education.
Considering Cagayan State University is a public institution with Commission of Higher Education prominence, provides undergraduate and graduate studies with different campuses all around. The university is famous for offering basic as well as higher education and medical science.
Duration of the program depends upon the type of field in which you are interested in enrolling. As there are diverse fields available in different colleges and universities in the country. Below are some details of the length of specific streams as follows:
Taking specifically about MBBS course duration in Medical Universities in the Philippines, it is a total of 6 year which includes BS, MD and Internship part. All of it comes under the MBBS course. BS is a fundamental course which takes 2 years to complete, after that you need to qualify NMAT test of Philippines to continue for MD course 4 year program. And if one has a bachelor degree of Science, he or she can directly go into MD course.
Another Course like Bachelor of Arts is completed with 3 to 4 years of length, and engineering course bachelor is done with five years duration and can vary as per the institution.
Completing a study from the Philippines will lead you to get a lot of opportunities concerning work and living. Say if you go with perusing MBBS course in the Philippines or successfully pass the BS- MD degree there with good scores, you will get the opportunity to work as a Resident Doctor there and consistent serving of 4 years will open the gateway to apply for a resident permit in the Philippines. It is an excellent opportunity to get a work exposure and also in future getting benefit from the Philippines Government in terms of adequate living standard, medical facilities and a secure future for your family.
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