AMA School of Medicine (AMASOM) a medical school under the AMA School of Medicine Education System (AMAES) established in 1980 though the school of medicine was established in the year 2008 in the Makati area of Manila city of Philippines. AMA School of Medicine aims at producing highly competent medical practitioners excelled in modern innovative medical skills benefiting the health care system. The school established two branches the date one in the Makati area of city Manila and the other in Cavite of Philippines. Makati campus provides every opportunity to its medical students, facilitating them to enhance their medical knowledge and skills through theoretical and practical experiences. AMA School of Medicine is one of the most popular institutions of the Philippines dedicating to train brilliant medical professionals the right choice for any foreign nationals to study medicine abroad.
Official Website: https://amaschoolofmedicine.com/
|Year of Establishment||1980|
|Name of the University||AMA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE|
|Type of the University||Private|
|Location of the University||Makati, Manila, Philippines|
|Recognitions / Accreditations||CHED, NMC, WHO|
|Medium of Teaching||ENGLISH|
|Eligibility to enroll in MBBS||10+ 2 WITH PCB 50% IN 12TH / +2|
|Faculty||General Medicine, Stomatology, Computer Science|
|The population of Indian Students||1000|
|Indian Food facility||Available in University canteen/restaurants|
|Total course duration||6 years|
|Intake at||September / April|
AMA School of Medicine is equipped with experienced faculty members greatly enhancing the clinical and practical skills of the students. Students greatly appreciate the friendly faculty members and their excellent methodologies and innovative approaches to teaching ensuring the best learning attributes to the students. Expert doctors and specialists of Manila, professors, associate and assistant professors of various specializations meritoriously work at AMA School of Medicine particularly gaining big momentum to the school at local and foreign student’s minds.
Infrastructure And Other Facilities
The two buildings located at Makati occupy a vast arena of theoretical classes, auditoriums, laboratories, and other necessary amenities for students’ comfortable learning. Three affiliated hospitals of AMA School of Medicine named Pasay General Hospital, AFP Hospital and Quiniro Hospitals accommodating over 1000 beds with a steady flow of patients provide ample chances for training and development of the medical students. The school attempts great care in creating the best-suited atmosphere for all its students.
Nearly 1500 international students are currently studying medicine at AMA School of Medicine including plenty of Indian students there are from countries like Nepal, Japan, Mauritius, Uganda, SA, Malaysia and so. Graduates of AMA School of Medicine are at present working at various hospitals across many countries of the world to date greatly enunciating the best medical practices and learning attributes of the college.
Most of the international students that have joined at AMA School of Medicine are Indians particularly from various areas of southern regions. Around 1000 plus Indian students are at present studying in AMA School of Medicine at various years of medicine successfully accomplishing their doctor dreams. The excellent standards, low fee structure, location in the capital, experienced faculty members greatly attract quite a good number of Indian students every year to this college.
Indian Food And Accommodation
Indian food is never a problem in the Philippines due to the fact that rice is major food consumption over there. We can find more than one Indian restaurant on every street of the Makati region also in Manila city. Indian food available at Makati has been considered too moderate costs and plenty of students have monthly meals at these restaurants at fixed prices on a monthly basis for two to three meals of the day. Accommodation for Indian students at the Manila campus is not provided by AMA School of Medicine but at the Cavite campus, they get to have quite good accommodation facilities. Students usually reside in rented apartments near the college in the Makati region on sharing basis.
About Manila city: AMA School of Medicine is located in the Makati region of Manila city, the capital city of the Philippines the world’s most populated city officially the second populated city of the Philippines. Manila is also the capital city that is more prone to natural disasters holding second place after Tokyo city. A city situated to Manila Bay’s eastern shore consisting of the Pasig River that flows across the city. The history of Manila goes back to 3000 BC and is a great business hub with many dynasties including Song, Ming, and Yuan at most. Later Spanish and American from 15th to 18th centuries is notable with great struggles and wars later after the Battle of Manila Spain ceded Manila to the US. Manila city is the planned city designed under American Architects designed to make it a City of Beauty. The city is one of the most populated capitals of the world with 1,780,148 residents one of the densest cities.
Culture and heritage: World war-II annihilated plenty of cities ancient architectural monuments by Japanese forces still the city holds great monuments depicting its culture and heritage preserved and some restored. Now modern Manila city is a diverse mix of ancient and modern cultural legacy reflecting architectural styles of American, Spanish, Chinese, and Malay regions. Manila Metropolitan Theatre, Jones Bridge, Luneta Hotel, Manila Cathedral, Minor Basilica of San Sebastian, San Agustin Church (UNESCO heritage), Binondo Church, Quiapo Church, Seng Guan Temple, Ocean Sky Chan Monastery, Masjid Al Dahab are major cultural heritage monuments that one should visit at Manila city. Manila ocean park, the cultural center of the Philippines ‘ historic walled city, Rizal park, Binondo, Emita, Malate, Manila Zoo, and National Museum are few new erections that could strongly quench the satisfaction of most of 1 million tourists visiting every year.
Transportation: jeepneys are the most famed and widely used transportation within the city which are in use since World war-II. The UV express, taxis, Tri’C’s are other most popular vehicles of transport that are very economical to travel. The LRT and the Metro lines are other major sources of transportation of the locals daily to their destinations traveling hundreds of kilometers serving thousands of travelers. Ninoy Aquino International Airport and Clark International Airports serve best to the international travels every day with tens of planes departing on daily basis connecting to the world.
Climate: Philippines the island country consists of a tropical monsoon climate classified under Koppen climate. Manila city has short summer seasons during the months of March and April all other months contain wet season. Average daily temperatures range from 27oC to 29oC with humid temperatures most similar to southern regions of India. Similar climatic conditions are one of the major attracting factors for medical students to choose the Philippines as the top priority among all the countries offering MBBS education abroad which is very easy to adapt to.
Safety: Manila city is the second highest crime-prone city of Philippines, though not the dangerous areas city one of the safest cities of the world of Philippines despite being low economic city crime rate relatively moderate. No violent crimes on foreign nationals or students have been recorded in the past decade in spite caution is advisable during late-night roaming or wandering at the idle places with low population. Students can safely reside here and study without any fear for their entire course duration.
Communication: Tagalog is the local language that is widely spoken by 80% of locals together with other local languages like Cebuano Ilocano, Bicol, Hiligaynon and so. But English is a widely speaking language in the Philippines aside from their local language as it is their second language in schools and the language to transcribe. Philippino languages are “unwritten languages” considering this fact they have adopted English as their writing language. Every sign, billboard, or any other form of writing in various Philippino languages is used to write in English letters only. The major advantage for any foreign nationals is that 95% of Filipinos can communicate well in English makes it very comfortable to reside and study for years there.