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Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at UM

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Course Detail

University University Malaya (UM)
Qualification Bachelor's Degree
Study Type Full Time
Duration 5 Years
Intakes September
Total tuition fee (local) Contact [email protected] for more information
Total tuition fee (foreign) Contact [email protected] for more information

Curriculum

The MBBS programme addresses four broad themes across the five years:

  • Basic and Clinical Sciences
  • Patients and Physicians
  • Population medicine
  • Personal and professional growth

Students work through a variety of framework blocks in stages 1 and 2, addressing all body functions from both fundamental science and clinical viewpoints, with a focus on understanding the theoretical basis of clinical thinking and clinical practice.


Entry Requirements

For local students, applicants will need to achieve Band 4 MUET and meet ONE the following qualifications: 

  • Foundation for Science
  • At least CGPA 3.8 in Malaysian Higher School Certificate (STPM)
  • At least CGPA 3.8 in Malaysian Matriculation
  • AND satisfactory outcome in an interview
  • AND certified healthy from serious physical illness and mental illness

 

For international students, applicants will need to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Possess relevant qualifications accepted OR recognized by the university
  • Required to attend and pass the Bahasa Malaysia course before the degree can be conferred.
  • obtained qualifications with the relevant system/board examination of the respective countries equivalent to GCE “A” Levels or equivalent to CGPA 3.8 with high pass/distinction in the required subjects
  • At least a score of band 6 in IELTS
  • TOEFL score of at least 547 if they obtained their Bachelor’s degree from a university in which the medium of instruction is a language other than English
  • AND satisfactory outcome in an interview
  • AND certified healthy from serious physical disabilities and mental illness