Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

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ABOUT THE MBBS COURSE

The University of Malaya Medical Programme (UMMP) is a five-year professional undergraduate medical degree offering you clinical experience, research opportunities and elective placements.  On successful completion of the programme, you will be conferred the Bachelor in Medicine and Bachelor in Surgery (MBBS) degree.

Our programme will provide you with current best practice in medical education, high teacher- student ratios and extensive educational support. The graduate of this MBBS Programme will be a medical practitioner who is responsive to the health needs of individuals, families and the society at large. The graduate will also be committed to improve the health care system at all levels.

The UMMP is centred on nurturing fresh insights through innovative educational approaches that foster interdisciplinary discovery.  We also believe that by providing early and sustained clinical experience with essential communication skill give students confidence and the comfort level to excel in their duties during the clinical practice years and beyond.

To aid in the teaching and learning of our students, University Malaya has a large teaching hospital, University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). This teaching hospital has more than 1000 beds and more than 1 million patients annually, giving our students ample opportunities to practise the art of Medicine in a safe and supervised environment. UMMC is adjacent and physically connected to the Faculty of Medicine, creating a large complex dedicated to teaching, learning, research and health care.

The UMMP through all five years comprises of 4 broad themes:  Basic and Clinical sciences, Patient and Doctor, Population Medicine, and Personal and Professional Development. In Stages 1 and 2, students work through a number of System Blocks that cover all body systems from both basic science and clinical perspectives, with an emphasis on understanding the scientific foundations of clinical reasoning and clinical practice. In Stages 3 (Stage 3.1 and Stage 3.2) of the programme, students cover all major aspects of clinical medicine.

This programme is open to Malaysian and International applicants.

Entry Requirements

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University's entry requirements as follows:

  1. Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July paper and pass in History; and
  2. Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme; and
  3. Fulfilled any of the programme Special Entry Requirements as below:

Special Entry Requirements

PROGRAMME

STPM
(CURRENT YEAR)

MATRICULATION/
FOUNDATION
(CURRENT YEAR)

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

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Science

Science

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Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
10 Semesters

Pass STPM with a minimum CGPA of 3.80;

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Obtained of at least Grade A in two (2) subjects and Grade A- in one (1) subject in STPM  for the combination of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics/  Mathematics (T)/  Mathematics (M)

and

Obtained of at least Grade A- in SPM for the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics/ Additional Mathematics
  • Bahasa Inggeris

and

Obtained of at least Band 4  for MUET

and

Obtained a BMAT (Malaysia) result in the current or previous year, according to the level set by the faculty or any admission tests to the programme that is approved by the Senate;

and

Pass interview session

and

Verified as healthy and fulfil all of the other admission requirements:

  • Verified as healthy and not suffering from any physical disabilities and mental illness, and contagious ailment (exclusion may be given to candidates who have physical disabilities that can be corrected and/ or do not prevent candidates from conducting clinical activities required by medical practitioners)

 

Pass Matriculation/  Foundation with a minimum CGPA of 3.80;

and

Obtained of at least Grade A in two (2) subjects and Grade A- in one (1) subject in Matriculation/  Foundation for the combination of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics/  Mathematics

 

and

Obtained of at least Grade A- in SPM for the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics/  Additional Mathematics
  • Bahasa Inggeris

and

Obtained of at least Band 4  for MUET

and

Obtained a BMAT (Malaysia) result in the current or previous year, according to the level set by the faculty or any admission tests to the programme that is approved by the Senate;

and

Pass interview session

and

Verified as healthy and fulfil all of the other admission requirements:

  • Verified as healthy and not suffering from any physical disabilities and mental illness, and contagious ailment (exclusion may be given to candidates who have physical disabilities that can be corrected and/ or do not prevent candidates from conducting clinical activities required by medical practitioners)

REQUIREMENT 1

Possessed a GCE A-Level with at least of Grade A in any three (3) of the following subjects:

  • Biology;
  • Chemistry;
  • Physics/  Mathematics;

 

and

Obtained of at least Grade A- in SPM for the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics/  Additional Mathematics
  • Bahasa Inggeris

and

Obtained of at least Band 4  for MUET

However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained of at least Band 6.0 (Academic) (Academic) in IELTS; or

 

  • Obtained of at least 547 points (PBT)/  210 points (CBT)/  78 points (IBT) in TOEFL

and

Obtained a BMAT (Malaysia) result in the current or previous year, according to the level set by the faculty or any admission tests to the programme that is approved by the Senate;

and

Pass interview session
and

Verified as healthy and fulfil all of the other admission requirements:

  • Verified as healthy and not suffering from any physical disabilities and mental illness, and contagious ailment (exclusion may be given to candidates who have physical disabilities that can be corrected and/ or do not prevent candidates from conducting clinical activities required by medical practitioners)

OR

REQUIREMENT 2

Possessed a recognised International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) qualification with a minimum score of 36 points and obtained a minimum grade 6 at Higher Level (HL) in any of the following two (2) subjects and a grade 6 at Standard Level (SL) in one (1) subject for the combination of the following subjects:

  • Biology;
  • Chemistry;
  • Physics/  Mathematics

and

Obtained at of least Grade A- in SPM for the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics/  Additional Mathematics
  • Bahasa Inggeris

and

Obtained of at least Band 4  for MUET

However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained of at least Band 6.0 (Academic) (Academic) in IELTS; or
  • Obtained of at least 547 points (PBT)/  210 points (CBT)/  78 points (IBT) in TOEFL

and

Obtained a BMAT (Malaysia) result in the current or previous year, according to the level set by the faculty or any admission tests to the programme that is approved by the Senate;

and

Pass interview session

and

Verified as healthy and fulfil all of the other admission requirements:

  • Verified as healthy and not suffering from any physical disabilities and mental illness, and contagious ailment (exclusion may be given to candidates who have physical disabilities that can be corrected and/ or do not prevent candidates from conducting clinical activities required by medical practitioners)
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