physician-associate

physician-associate

Explore Guyana

Queen Mary’s international partnerships, people and research all contribute to our international impact.

Guyana is South America's little-known curiosity that lies between Suriname, Brazil and Venezuela. It is the only English speaking country in South America and covers an area of 83,000 square miles. Guyana is derived from an Indigenous Amerindian language and means "land of many waters". The Caribbean Community (CARICOM), of which Guyana is a member, is headquartered in Guyana's capital and largest city, Georgetown. English is the official language of Guyana and is used for education, government, media, and services. The main economic activities in Guyana are agriculture (production of rice and Demerara sugar), bauxite mining, gold mining, timber, shrimp fishing and minerals.

The present population of Guyana is racially and ethnically heterogeneous, with ethnic groups originating from India, Africa, Europe, and China, as well as indigenous or aboriginal peoples. Despite their diverse ethnic backgrounds, these groups share two common languages: English and Creole. Most Indo-Guyanese are descended from Bhojpuri-speaking Bihari and Uttar Pradesh migrants. Many Indo-Guyanese are also descended Tamil speaking Tamils from Tamil Nadu, and Telugus of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in South India.


Georgetown the Capital of Guyana is a garden by itself with its flora and fauna blended nicely together; more than 200 species of birds can be found in the capital alone; gardens, parks, zoo, museums and an array of historical buildings including the St Georges Cathedral purportedly the tallest wooden building in the world.

WHY CHOOSE AAU

Quality Education

AAU is a benchmark for achieving a quality medical education worldwide. Internationally recognized, AAU will give you access to a quality training program with trained professionals who are eager to help you to realize your dream of becoming a physician.

Commitment

AAU is unparalleled in its commitment to high quality and to ensuring that its graduates are ready to succeed in the global medical environment.

Quality & Affordability

Well-qualified staff, a pristine environment and affordable tuition costs are only some of the reasons for you to come and see why AAU is the ideal place for you to kick start your future!

Find out more about our research