Top 5 Universities to Study Medicine & Surgery (MBBS) in Malaysia 2022

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What is Medicine & Surgery?

Medicine & Surgery is commonly known as MBBS, the study of MBBS is about using healthcare practice to diagnosing, treating and preventing sickness, disease or injury. Doctors are obligated to keep society well and healthy by performing examination and diagnosis in order to search for the source of sickness and cure it either through procedure or/and medication.

The whole course of MBBS is divided into two phases, pre-clinical training (2-years) and clinical training (3-years). Pre-clinical training is purely academic and theoretical basics of medical science, you will mostly spend 2-years staying in university for theoretical study and exams. The 2nd phase, clinical training, is about training learn practical experience in selected hospital. 

If you decided to become a doctor, you should have a genuine compassion towards patients and having good communication skills. The hospital is known as a stressful workplace, therefore, being able to withstand high pressure and stress is crucial as you will be needed to work for long hours. Think strategically and critically helps you solve daily problems more easily.

Fields of Specialisation

Fields 

Description

Emergency Medicine

Helps to prevent death and disability for patients that need immediate medical attention

Orthopedics

Related to curing illness of the body’s musculoskeletal system

Pediatrics

Related to the medical care of infants and children

Internal Medicine

Provide diagnosis and treatment to patients with illnesses such as cancer, disease and infections.

Surgery

Carry out surgery that cure injuries and disorders

Anaesthesiology

Focus on providing pain relief substance to patients to help ease their pain and discomfort 

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Involved in the medical care that related to women such as childbirth

What Do You Study In Medicine & Surgery?

Here are some examples of the types of subjects you would generally study in a MBBS course:

  • Molecular Basis of Medicine
  • Medical Genetics
  • Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Block
  • Endocrine & Reproductive System Block
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Paediatrics
  • Surgery
  • Anaesthesia & Intensive Care
  • Orthopaedics

Entry Requirements for MBBS Course

In order to enter into Medicine & Surgery (MBBS) courses, you will generally need to meet the following qualifications: 

Academic Requirements

Qualification

Scores

A-Levels 

Grades BBB/ABC/ AAC in 3 subjects (Biology & Chemistry & Physics/Mathematics)

STPM

Australian Matriculation

Min. ATAR Score of 80 

Foundation In Science

Min. GPA 3.0

UEC 

Min. 5 B4

*NOTE : Different universities have different entry requirements. Contact us for more information!

English Requirements

IELTS

Min. Band 6

TOEFL (IBT)

Min. Score of 79

MUET

Min. Band 4

UEC English 

Min. Score of 84

*NOTE : Different universities have different entry requirements. Contact us for more information!

Career Options for MBBS Graduates

Once you’ve successfully graduated from a MBBS course, these are examples of careers you can possible explore, but are not limited to:

  • Consultant
  • Professor / Lecturer
  • Researcher
  • International Aid / Development Worker
  • Medical Officer
  • House Officer
  • Specialist
  • Administrator
  • Surgeon

Top Private Universities to Study MBBS in Malaysia

#1 Taylor's University

Campus: Subang Jaya, Selangor

Program Offered

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Intake

January, March & August 

Duration

5 years 

Indicative Fees (2022)

RM 399,750 

For more information on course structure, entry requirement, duration, fees and scholarship availability offered, contact us!

#2 Mahsa University

Campus: Bandar Saujana Putra, Selangor

Program Offered

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Intake

September  

Duration

5 years 

Indicative Fees (2022)

MYR 363,350

For more information on course structure, entry requirement, duration, fees and scholarship availability offered, contact us!

#3 SEGi University

Campus: Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya

Program Offered

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Intake

March & September  

Duration

5 years 

Indicative Fees (2022)

RM 347,850

For more information on course structure, entry requirement, duration, fees and scholarship availability offered, contact us!

#4 RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC)

RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (Formerly known as Penang Medical College (PMC)) is a private medical university in Penang, Malaysia in collaboration with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and University College Dublin (UCD). The 5-Years Undergraduate Programme is delivered transnationally – beginning with comprehensive pre-clinical training in Dublin followed by extensive clinical training in Penang

Campus: Georgetown, Penang.

Program Offered

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Obstetrics (MB BCH BAO) (2.5 + 2.5) with Royal College of Surgeons and University College Dublin, Ireland

Intake

September  

Duration

5 years 

Indicative Fees (2022)

MYR 219,500 (Home)

MYR 391,875 (Partner)

For more information on course structure, entry requirement, duration, fees and scholarship availability offered, contact us!

#5 UCSI University

Campus: Taman Connaught, Kuala Lumpur

Program Offered

Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Intake

September  

Duration

5 years 

Indicative Fees (2022)

MYR 271,750

For more information on course structure, entry requirement, duration, fees and scholarship availability offered, contact us!

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Nicky Yap
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