Affordable Doctor of Medicine Degree at UCSI University Accredited by the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC)


MMC Accredited Medical Degree in Malaysia at UCSI University that’s Affordable

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UCSI University’s Medicine programme recruits and trains students to become medical doctors to meet the needs of the healthcare system of the country. This goal is achieved with highly qualified staff, fully-equipped laboratories as well as other essential facilities. With learning as its training thrust, active student participation is the standard expectation.

With more than 30 years of experience, UCSI University provides a high quality and affordable medical programme at about RM300,000 total for 5 years. The homegrown Medical progamme at UCSI University has graduated its first batch of students already and is accredited by MQA, recognised by the Malaysian Medical Council and World Health Organisation.

UCSI University is ranked in the Top 300 Universities in Asia in 2015 by the renown QS University Rankings. UCSI University is ranked as Excellent or Tier 5 in the SETARA 2013 rating system by MQA.

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Top Ranked Private University in Malaysia, UCSI University, Offers the Doctor of Medicine Degree Programme

Top Ranked UCSI University's campus at Kuala Lumpure

Top Ranked UCSI University’s campus at Kuala Lumpure

Problem Based Learning (PBL) was introduced at the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UCSI University, since the inception of medical programme in 2005.

Many students dream of becoming doctors but are unable to achieve it because of the high cost involved for the medical program. With more than 30 years of experience, UCSI University provides a high quality and affordable medical program at about RM300,000 total for 5 years.

It is cheaper compared to other medical programmes in Malaysia and is value for money because the medical programme at UCSI University is recognised by WHO and accredited by MMC.

Recognition of the Doctor of Medicine Programme at UCSI University

The Doctor of Medicine (MD) programme at UCSI University is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC). The medical programme has international recognition as it is listed by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Study the Doctor of Medicine Programme at UCSI University

This course is completed locally. Year 1 and 2 is conducted at the state-of-the-art

UCSI University Medical Students undergo their clinical training at the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital in Terengganu

UCSI University Medical Students undergo their clinical training at the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital in Terengganu

campus in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur and years three to five at the clinical training at the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital in Kuala Terengganu.

This is advantageous to the UCSI Medical Students because the doctor to medical student ratio is low and the medical student to patient ratio is high for the clinical rotations.

Therefore, medical students get personal attention from the attending doctors to learn a lot as well as put into practice their knowledge and skills to the many patients assigned to them.

Clinical training give students experiences in all parts of the hospital setting, including the operating room, emergency department, and various other departments that allow learning by viewing and doing.

During this training, students are required to rotate through different medical specialties and treat patients under the supervision of physicians. Students elicit patient histories, complete physical examinations, write progress notes, and assist in surgeries and medical procedures.

An overcrowding of housemen has occured at some of the nation’s 39 training hospitals, and senior

The library & computer labs are located inside the Learning Resource Centre at UCSI University

The library & computer labs are located inside the Learning Resource Centre at UCSI University

Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) consultant physician Datuk Dr S. Jeyaindran said that a houseman would normally look after four patients now — down from 10 five years ago.

“The concern is that these interns are seeing fewer patients and hence, have fewer opportunities to carry out adequate procedures.

“In some hospitals, there are more housemen than patients,” said Dr Jeyaindran, who is also the head of medicine at the Health Ministry.

Being the only university sending medical students for clinical training at the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital, UCSI students get more attention from the attending physicians and access to more patients.

Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital is equipped with RM5.7mil worth of multislice computerised tomography equipment.

The neurosurgery unit of Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital (HSNZ), which was established in April 2011, has conducted 1,343 brain and spinal cord operations as at December 2013. HSNZ has successfully become the referral centre for various cases of brain and spinal cord injuries previously handled by Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital in Kubang Kerian.

In the northern region as well as Klang Valley, there are hundreds of medical students from many medical schools vying for

UCSI University

UCSI University

attention at the hospitals there.

At the end of the MD programme, the graduates would have attained the fundamental knowledge, attitude and skills in the following five areas:

  • Basic medical services
  • Clinical and therapeutic methods, procedures and investigations
  • Community health and family medicine
  • Communication skills
  • Professional competence

 

Entry Requirements into the Medical Program at UCSI University

  • STPM/ALevels – Grade B in Chemistry, Biology & Maths. or Physics (All
    UCSI University

    UCSI University Pathology Museum

    subjects must pass in one sitting)

  • UEC – Grade B3 in Chemistry, Biology & Maths. or Physics (All subjects must pass in one sitting)
  • UCSI Foundation in Science – Min. 3B in Chemistry (I & II), Maths (All), Biology (I & II) / Physics. Min CGPA 3.5 and above (All subjects must pass in one sitting.)
  • Other Qualifications (SAM / CPU / HSC) – 85% in Chemistry, Biology and Maths/Physics
  • Local Matriculation – CGPA 3.5 and above in Chemistry, Biology and Maths/Physics.

Features of the Doctor of Medicine Programme at UCSI University

i. Student-centred Learning

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With a student-centred rather than teacher-centred programme, the curriculum is structured to foster and encourage student learning and the fostering of ownership over their own learning as the main objective.

ii. Problem-based Learning (PBL)
The Faculty recognises that the philosophy of using problems is the most effective learning approach suited to medicine, and is used to enhance the learning in Basic Medical Sciences.

iii. Integrated Learning
Both Basic Sciences and Clinical Sciences are integrated throughout the academic training with early clinical exposure in the form of hospital visits to enhance the learning of Basic Sciences and to facilitate student transition to a comprehensive hospital & Community-based learning that enables students to develop their interviewing, communication and physical examination skills. Arranged in Year 2 of the programme, these visits enable students to put their training into practice, as well as to facilitate their transition into the clinical environment in Year 3.

iv. Computer-assisted Learning
The learning process is further strengthened with active incorporation of multimedia tools, which include a computerised multi-purpose laboratory and 3D cyber anatomy software for anatomy dissection sessions

Programme Details Doctor of Medicine Programme at UCSI University

The five-year M.D. programme is segregated into two phases. Phase 1 of the

UCSI University Terengganu Campus

UCSI University Terengganu Campus

programme (the first two years) is conducted at the Kuala Lumpur campus while Phase 2 (the final three years) is based at the clinical school at the 58-acre Terengganu campus. The clinical training at the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital in Kuala Terengganu.

Each semester comprises approximately 16 weeks of class sessions whereby the hours of contact for each session ranges between one to two hours per session.

Interview

Academically-qualified candidates are required to attend an interview for admission. The outcome of the interview determines a candidate’s successful admission into the programme.

Subjects for the Doctor of Medicine Programme at UCSI University

Phase 1:
(BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES) at UCSI University Kuala Lumpur Campus
Year 1 Semester 1

  • Foundation in Medical Sciences
  • Behavioural Sciences and Communication Skills
  • Basic Clinical Sciences

Semester 2

  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System
  • Renal System
  • Haemopoietic System and Immunology
  • Behavioural Sciences and Communication Skillss
Year 2 Semester 1

  • Reproductive System, Gastrointestinal System, and Nutrition
  • Musculoskeletal System and Skin
  • Endocrine System
  • Behaviourial Sciences and Communication Skills

Semester 2

  • Commnicable Diseases
  • Neurosciences
  • Genetics
  • Community Studies and Bioethics
  • Behavioural Sciences and Communication Skills
  • First Professional exam
Phase 2:
(CLINICAL-SCIENCES) at UCSI University Terengganu Campus
Year 3
  • Community Medicine I
  • Internal Medical I
  • Paediatrics I
  • General Surgery I
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology I
  • Orientation to Clinical Practice
  • CPR course
Year 4
  • Community Medicine II
  • Internal Medical II
  • Paediatrics II
  • General Surgery II
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology II
  • Orthopaedics I
  • Psychiatry
  • Dermatology
  • Radiology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Accident and Emergency
  • Medicine
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Clinical Laboratory
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Therapeutic Medicine
  • Electives
  • Second Professional Exam
Year 5
  • District Hospital and Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine III
  • Paediatrics III
  • General Surgery III
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology III
  • Orthopaedics II
  • HIV and Gerontology
  • Third Professional Exam

Assessments for the Doctor of Medicine Programme at UCSI University

There will be three Professional Examinations. The First Professional Examination comprises two parts: the first part to be taken

Phase 2 (the final three years) of UCSI University's Medical Programme is based at the clinical school at the 58-acre Terengganu campus.

Phase 2 (the final three years) of UCSI University’s Medical Programme is based at the clinical school at the 58-acre Terengganu campus.

at the end of the first year and the second part at the end of second year. The student will proceed to the subsequent year on passing this examination.

Students may be allowed to re-sit but will be excluded from the course if they fail the re-sit examination.

Students may also request to repeat the year in lieu of a re-sit examination but he can do so ONLY ONCE for Phase 1.

The Second Professional Examination will be conducted at the end of the fourth year. Progression from the third year to the fourth year and eligibility to sit for the Second Professional Examination is subject to satisfactory completion of all postings.

There is no re-sit examination and students who fail will repeat the year. This will be allowed ONLY ONCE.

The Third Professional Examination will be conducted at the end of the final year. Those who fail may be allowed to take re-sit

UCSI University Medical Students undergo their clinical training at the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital in Terengganu

UCSI University Medical Students undergo their clinical training at the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital in Terengganu

the examination after SIX MONTHS and a second re-sit after a further six months should they fail in the first re-sit. Should they fail the two re-sit examinations, they will be precluded.

Notwithstanding the above, students are subject to the rules and ethics of the professions in their daily performance. Repeated non-compliance can result in their being precluded from the course.

Following successful completion of the medical degree, graduates are eligible for provisional registration with the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC).

After serving a compulsory housemanship year, they are eligible for full registration in Malaysia, but Malaysian citizens will be required by the Ministry of Health to undertake a further three years of compulsory service.

The following list is the samples of specialisation and sub-specialisation should the students intend to further their studies.

Specialisation – At least 4 years

Phase 2 (the final three years) of UCSI University's Medical Programme is based at the clinical school at the 58-acre Terengganu campus.

Phase 2 (the final three years) of UCSI University’s Medical Programme is based at the clinical school at the 58-acre Terengganu campus.

  • Pathology
  • Immunology
  • Internal Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Paediatrics
  • Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)
  • Ophthalmology (Eye)
  • Radiology
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Community Medicine

Sub-specialisation – A further 2 to 4 years

  • Cardiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Plastic Surgery

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  1. CHE WAN NUR ADNIN BINTI C.W. KAMAL

    is there any course of ophthalmology that i can apply to continue my study after spm?

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