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Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.,B.S.)

Offered by: SEGi University & Colleges
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration5 Yrs
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CampusSEGi University Kota Damansara
FacultyHealth Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

There are two phases in the curriculum; the Medical Sciences Phase (Phase 1) which is the first two years of study, and the Clinical Phase (Phase 2) which is carried out in three subsequent years of study. Each phase is strategised to have four blocks and the modules/postings are repackaged and rearranged as follows.

The Medical Sciences Phase, also known as Pre-clinical Phase, consists of four blocks which are block 1 (Foundation in Medical Sciences), block 2 (Introduction to Behavioural Science, Clinical, and Community Medicine), block 3 (System-Based Medical Sciences I), and block 4 (System-Based Medical Sciences II).

The Clinical Phase also comprises 4 Blocks which spans over 3 years. These blocks are designated as block 5 (Junior Clerkship), block 6 (Specialty Clerkship I), block 7 (Specialty Clerkship II), and block 8 (Senior clerkship). For contents of each block, please refer to the modules below. Throughout the 5 years of study, subjects on soft skills development are also incorporated such as communication skills, behavioural science, team building, critical thinking, problem solving, leadership, and management.

Curriculum
Medical Sciences Phase (Year 1 & 2)
Block 1: Foundation in Medical Sciences
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Basic Biochemistry
  • General Pathology
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Medical Immunology
Block 2: Introduction to Behavioural Science, Clinical and Community Medicine
  • Introduction to Community Medicine & Biostatistics
  • Research Methodology & Mini Research Project
  • Clinical Methods & Medical Ethics
  • Introduction to Behavioural Sciences
Block 3: System-Based Medical Sciences I
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System
  • Haematopoietic System
  • Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary System
Block 4: System-Based Medical Sciences II
  • Endocrine System
  • Genitourinary System
  • Central Nervous System
  • Musculoskeletal & Connective Tissue System
Clinical Phase (Year 3, 4 & 5)
Block 5: Junior Clerkship
  • Clinical Foundation & Basic Life Support
  • Internal Medicine 1
  • General Surgery
Block 6: Speciality Clerkship I
  • General Paediatrics
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology 1
  • Orthopaedics & Emergency
Block 7: Speciality Clerkship II
  • Community Based Medicine
  • Psychiatry, Rehabilitation & Palliative Care
  • Combined Specialities Postings:
    • Ophthalmology
    • Otolaryngology
    • Forensic Medicine
    • Anaesthesiology
Block 8: Senior Clerkship
  • Electives
  • Internal Medicine 2
  • Surgery & Critical Care
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2
  • Paediatrics & Neonatology
Entry Requirements

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

As of 17th December 2019, the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) had adopted the following Minimum Criteria & Qualification for the entry into Medical Programmes in Malaysia.

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

All applicants who enter a matriculation, foundation or pre-medical programme, except those with a degree qualification in the arts of humanities, shall have passed and attained a minimum of the following at School Certificate level or its equivalent:

  • Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with 5 Bs each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics), and another subject, OR
  • General Certificate of Education Ordinary “O-Levels” with 5 Bs each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics), and another subject.

All applicants with a Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) who enter a matriculation, foundation or pre-medical programme, except those with a degree qualification in arts or humanities, shall have passed and attained a minimum of B4 each in 3 subjects.

  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with B4 each in 3 subjects in Biology, Chemistry, Physics (or Mathematics or Additional Mathematics).

All applicants, except those with a degree qualification in the arts or humanities, shall have passed and attained a minimum of the following at:

  • Higher School Certificate or its equivalent:
    • Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM); grades BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, and Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics, OR
    • GCE A-Levels; grades BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, and Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics, OR
    • Matriculation, Foundation in Science, Pre-Medical Course; CGPA 3.0 (out of 4) in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, and Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics, provided no score for any subject is less than C (GPA 2.0) and provided the course in not less than 1 year in the same accredited institution and the minimum entry qualification is 5 Bs each in Biology, and Chemistry, and Physics, and Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics), and another subject at School Certificate level or its equivalent, OR
    • United Education Certificate (UEC); B4 each in 5 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Additional Mathematics, OR
    • Monash University Foundation Pre-University Programme (MUFY), University of New South Wales (UNSW) Foundation, Western Australia Curriculum Council, HSC Sydney Australia, Trinity College Foundation Studies, Australian Universities Foundation Programmes, South Australian Matriculation (SAM), Victorian Certificate of Education Australia Year 12, Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT); aggregate or the equivalent of B in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, and Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics; or 80% ATAR
    • provided the subjects include Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics, OR
    • National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) level 3 or New Zealand Bursary, average of 80% in any 3 subjects i.e. Biology, and Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics, OR
    • Canadian Pre-University (CPU) or Canadian International Matriculation Program (CIMP/Canadian Grade 12/13) or Ontario Secondary School Diploma Grade 12; average of 80% in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, and Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics, OR
    • Indian Pre-University; average 70% in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, and Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics, OR
    • International Baccalaureate; 30 points with a minimum of 2 science subjects or Mathematics at Higher Level (HL) and 1 science subject at Standard Level and attained a minimum score of 4 each in Biology, and Chemistry, and Physics (or Mathematics).
    OR
  • Diploma Level
    • Diploma in Health Science; CGPA 3.5 (out of 4), and provided the course is not less than 5 semesters or 2½ years in the same accredited institution and the minimum entry qualification is 2 Bs in Biology, and/or Chemistry, and/or Physics and 3 credits each in English, and Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics), and another subject at School Certificate Level or its equivalent.
    OR
  • Degree Level:
    • Degree in Health or Pure or Applied Sciences; CGPA 3.0 (out of 4), 5-year medical programme, OR
    • Degree in Health or Pure or Applied Sciences; CGPA 3.3 (out of 4), 4-year graduate entry medical programme, OR
    • Degree in the Arts of Humanities; CGPA 3.5 (out of 4), 5-year medical programme, OR
    • Degree in the Arts of Humanities; CGPA 3.75 (out of 4), 4-year graduate entry medical programme.

Language Requirements

All applicants shall have attained a level of competence in English to enable them to complete the course successfully. Graduates from a medical programme who seek employment in the public sector shall attain a credit in Bahasa Malaysia and English at SPM or its equivalent.

Other Requirements

Applicants shall be required to undergo an aptitude test and/or an interview and/or a university entrance examination.

Clarification

In the event that there are any doubts, or there are no provisions in this guideline, prospective students are encouraged to seek clarification from the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC), www.mmc.gov.my.

Intake MonthsMarch / September
Career Prospects

If you wish to practise as a medical doctor in Malaysia, upon graduation, you are required to complete the housemanship programme in public hospitals organised by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia. After completion of the housemanship, you may undertake postgraduate specialist degree programme in an area of medicine according to your preferred choice of career path which will become apparent as you progress through the five-year MBBS programme.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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