MBBS in Samoa
Samoa is a country in Oceania, which was earlier known as Independent State of Samoa, till 4th July 1997. Well this is a country, consisting of two main islands, namely Savai'i and Upolu along with the smaller four islands. Apia, is the capital city of the country. The discovery of this island was done some 3,500 years ago.
History says that the country was governed by New Zealand, until the people voted for independence in the year 1961. The Samoan culture is based on the Polynesian Life, talking about traditional culture then the communal way of life is based on Fa'a Samoa, the unique socio-political culture. The country is a unitary parliamentary democracy, consisting eleven administrative divisions; also the Sovereign state is a Commonwealth of Nations' member. The Western part or called as Western Samoa on 15th December 1976 was submitted to the United Nations. The European explorers before the 20th century called the whole island as Navigator Island, this also included American Samoa, and it was so called due to the Samoans' Seafaring skills. The UN has categorized the country as an economically developing country since the year of 2014. Its, GDP in PPP is estimated to be 1.13 billion dollars. Talking about the currency, it is regulated by the central bank of Samoa, and is named as Samoan t?l?, the source of electricity for this country are renewable, estimating up to 66 percent of the total electricity production power of the country, although the ministry of power consumption has the target to change that 66 percent to 100 percent.
The Fa'a Samoa remains to be a strong force in the life of Samoans, it is said that the culture was established or developed some 3,000 years ago. Coming back to the point, that is education, the government provides eight years of tuition free compulsory education till the age of 16, now these eight years includes both primary and secondary education for the children. The primary education and the middle school are absolutely free for the students of Samoa. The literacy rates stock up to 99%. Also, the country is home to few multinational universities too. Talking about the number of schools there are a total of 139 primary schools providing primary education to the Samoan kids then there are 21 junior secondary schools providing the basic level secondary education, moving on then the country has 4 senior secondary schools doing the rest of the job left to be done in the education sector of the country.
According to many legends, the country of Samoa is the cradle of Polynesia. Now it is said so because the island named Savai'i is known to be Hawaiki, that is the home to Polynesia. Talking about more facts, then the country or you can say most of the islands here are volcanic formations; another thing that is to be noted is the presence of coral reefs, almost all the islands are surrounded by coral reefs from all the sides.
Oceania University of Medicine:
What would first capture your attention towards this college would be their aim to provide distance learning courses in medicine. You don't usual find a blend of distance learning with a study of medicine in an institution, usually. Next the institution states that the graduates from their university are allowed to practice in Australia, USA, Canada, Samoa. The institution provides you with the perfect blend of online teaching and clinical experience, for US students they have to first finish a full year of college Chemistry to get admission in this college, and moreover the college demands a GPA of 3.0 on the scale of 4.0. Everything so far mentioned clears one thing, the university would not compromise with their quality of results they produce at the end of their medicine programs.
The model followed by the university is based of American and Australian standards, they also state that their institution is accredited, that means it gives the students the license power to practice Medicine in different nations.
The flexible distance learning feature of the university works as they provide the students the opportunity to finish the first 2.5 years of the whole program from their home also states that the students do get income opportunities while doing the course, which on turn helps them with the tuition fees of the university and other costs requirements of the students.
The tuition fees include 500.00 USD which is non refundable, and is charged as a matriculation fees from the students. The few structures would also add the housing and hospital fees for the students which will be reported on sight to the candidate.
There are payment plans for the students being made available that are installment options are available for the students, unless and until the student has hampered any fees structure beforehand.