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Old 05-31-2011, 09:37 AM   #21
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Hi. Anyone studying in Duke-NUS here? I have a question!

Does having an MD give you an edge over an MBBS qualification? They seem to be almost equal to me, at least in Singapore. (Except for the 3 extra years spent studying)

If so, how? And is there any justified reason to study at Duke-NUS instead of a medical school at NUS/NTU-ICL/Overseas?

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Old 06-03-2011, 08:17 PM   #22
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Hi. Anyone studying in Duke-NUS here? I have a question!

Does having an MD give you an edge over an MBBS qualification? They seem to be almost equal to me, at least in Singapore. (Except for the 3 extra years spent studying)

If so, how? And is there any justified reason to study at Duke-NUS instead of a medical school at NUS/NTU-ICL/Overseas?

TIA!
I am not sure if I'm right, but based on what i see from the newspapers, my impression is that Duke-NUS med school produces graduates that are more inclined towards research (although they are also still clinicians) while for NUS med, it is the other way round.

Correct me if im wrong though.
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Old 06-04-2011, 12:47 AM   #23
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I am not sure if I'm right, but based on what i see from the newspapers, my impression is that Duke-NUS med school produces graduates that are more inclined towards research (although they are also still clinicians) while for NUS med, it is the other way round.

Correct me if im wrong though.
Thanks for the reply. Hah. You're right. They are trying to produce clinician scientists. But I'm more concerned about whether the 3 extra years spent will come to naught if I decide to pursue the a route that is not so inclined towards research. Or would the MD, conversely, give one an upperhand in gaining his/her choice of residency or fellowship?
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Thanks for the reply. Hah. You're right. They are trying to produce clinician scientists. But I'm more concerned about whether the 3 extra years spent will come to naught if I decide to pursue the a route that is not so inclined towards research. Or would the MD, conversely, give one an upperhand in gaining his/her choice of residency or fellowship?
Hmm since the first batch of students from Duke-NUS just graduated this year, there is no answer to your question yet. Time will tell.
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Old 03-06-2012, 01:08 AM   #25
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Hey!

Dont know if there are still ppl on this thrend...
But i just want to ask .. is nursing a relavant degree for entry into Duke-NUS??

Thanks !
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Old 05-09-2013, 12:12 PM   #26
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Hey!

Dont know if there are still ppl on this thrend...
But i just want to ask .. is nursing a relavant degree for entry into Duke-NUS??

Thanks !
there are a few nursing students in the profile.
http://www.duke-nus.edu.sg/admission...-class-profile
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thanks ultimac89 for the class profile!

gave it a glance and i noticed there're student(s) who have previously studied in Murdoch University; am just trying my luck here to see if i could get in touch with you! i'm also currently finishing my bachelor's in Murdoch and planning on applying for the 2014 intake.

please drop me a message any of you sees this? thank you (:
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Old 12-16-2013, 10:09 AM   #28
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Compared to those who have health science related degree, will I be at disadvantage in the selection process if i have a degree in electrical engineering?
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Old 11-20-2015, 04:29 PM   #29
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Watch these videos of Duke-NUS students from MD and PhD programmes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rlii5YQc40g
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