Submitting your application is not only the first step to your medical career, it’s also the easiest part of the process. I am not really sure about medical schools in Canada – most of the information on this blog focuses on US medical schools and to be honest, I have not researched Canadian medical schools in depth, and so I would not be a reliable source of information in this respect.
The United Kingdom boasts the most entrants of any European countries in this year’s ranking, with 41 out of the 500 top universities for medicine based in the UK. After Oxford, Cambridge and UCL in the top 10, six more UK medical schools feature in the top 50, including Imperial College London (=12th), King’s College London (16th, up from 21st) and the University of Edinburgh (23rd).
Therefore, the best advice I can give you would be to contact the Canadian medical schools you are specifically interested in directly in order to see what their requirements would be for you – I am sure they would be more than happy to help you out!
Following successful completion of study, all South African medical graduates must complete a two-year internship as well as a further year of community service in order to register with the Health Professions Council and practice as a doctor in the country.
Most US allopathic medical schools, and their trade association, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), disparage the Caribbean medical schools in terms of quality of the students that they accept, since the majority of those attending such schools have failed to gain admission to AAMC member schools.