Admissions open for PhD ( Research Based) programs in Texila American University

Texila American University (TAU) one of the best Caribbean Medical school is located in Guyana, the only English-speaking country in South America. TAU offers Health Science programs with a high level of professionalism, exactness and problem solving skills, upon which the foundations of specialist training and an independent medical practice can be built, which facilitates further education and development of their knowledge throughout their life.

PhD ( Research Based) program is designed for medical students who are interested in academic or research careers by enabling them to integrate a three-year period of research with their clinical education.

Program Overview:

PhD is a unique degree in that it is not focused on acquiring more knowledge.  The Masters essentially provides more knowledge or more in-depth knowledge in a subject. But doing a PhD is oriented around research

Due to the focus and importance of research in PhD, it is often believed that creating new knowledge is the main goal of PhD. Though creating new knowledge is part of the PhD training, the main objective of doing PhD degree is to become a competent researcher who can conduct independent research in his or her chosen area


Students with a Master’s level (MD/MS) in the same specialization or an equivalent degree can apply for PhD.

Specializations offered:

  • Diabetology
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • General Medicine
  • HIV Medicine
  • Anesthesia
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Orthopedics

Salient Features:

  • Students take the research work forward with the guidance from the Guide.
  • Academic requirements like the submission of 2 Article review during the 1st and 2nd year and publishing his/her original Article in Journals.

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