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What is the meaning of MBBS?

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The abbreviation MBBS can stand for Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae or bachelor of medicine/bachelor of surgery in English. The MBBS is conferred as the first professional undergraduate degree in medicine and surgery from medical schools in the United Kingdom and other countries including Australia to Zimbabwe.

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MBBS also can stand for Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary, the former name of the Fresno Pacific University Biblical Seminary in Fresno, Calif. Several alumni of the seminary continue to refer to it as MBBS rather than adopting its current name. The seminary has additional Canadian campuses at Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia, and Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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    What is an MBBS degree?

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    A Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, or MBBS, is an international medical school undergraduate dual degree that typically takes 6 years and enables graduates to begin working as doctors after graduation. Since a doctorate is usually required to be a medical doctor and practice medicine in the United States, graduates who want to work in the United States need to check with state laws on the type of medical degree required for practice, notes the American Medical Association. Being licensed in one state may enable an MBBS degree holder to work in other states.

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    What is the difference between a doctor who has an MD and a doctor who has an MBBS?

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    The main difference between an MD and an MBBS is an MBBS is a basic undergraduate degree that is more generalized, whereas an MD is a graduate degree that requires the student to specialize in a particular field of medicine. MD, the abbreviation for medical doctor, is the most commonly awarded degree in the United States and Canada as of 2015, whereas MBBS programs exist in countries outside of the United States and Canada.

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    Who needs to take the MBBS entrance exam?

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    For students who want to obtain an MBBS degree, most schools require that they take some form of an entrance exam. The exam covers basic science aptitude and particularly aptitude towards the study of medicine.

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    What is the abbreviation for university?

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    The most common abbreviation for University is Uni. Other abbreviations include Univ. and U.

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