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Master of Medical Science (MMedSc) - By Research

The Master of Medical Science is a broad-based degree designed to allow students to pursue research topics in a range of areas and disciplines within the scope of Medical Science.

The practice of medicine unites both science as the evidence base and art in the application of this medical knowledge. It also fuses technical knowledge and theories with intuition and clinical judgement.

The programme aspires to nurture compassionate physicians and scientists who are not only educated to exhibit high ethical principles and technical aptitude, but are committed to the care and well-being of all people.

The programme enables candidates to acquire the ability to think analytically and develop a broad understanding of his/her chosen field of study.
Career Opportunity
Diverse career opportunities are available in academia, research, industry, government and many other areas.
Course Structure

(1) This programme is a research programme leading to the submission of a dissertation and the format is as provided in the University of Malaya (Master’s Degree) Rules 2010 and University of Malaya (Master’s Degree) Regulations 2010.

(2) Where the Faculty deems it necessary, a candidate may be required to follow or follow and pass such course or course(s) as determined by the Faculty.

Language Requirement

Foreign candidates whose first degree is from a university where English is not the medium of instruction must have at least:

(1) A band 6 for IELTS; or

(2) A score of 550 paper based total or a score of 213 for computer-based total for TOEFL.

Without the language requirement above, the candidate must attend and pass the English Language Proficiency Programme (ELP) conducted by University of Malaya Centre for Continuing Education (UMCCed) at the level stipulated by the University.

Entry Requirement

(1) The degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or the degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery of the University; or

(2) The Bachelor of Science in the relevant field of the University and a CGPA of not less than 3.0 (or its equivalent); or

(3) An equivalent qualification approved by the Senate from time to time; and

(4) Evidence of adequate training and ability to undertake the Degree programme of study; and

(5) Satisfies the Department responsible for the candidate’s programme of study in an Entrance Evaluation recognised by the Faculty.

Intake Schedule
Twice a year in Semester 1(September) or Semester 2 (February).
RM 13,358.00 (Local student)
RM 25,585.00 (International student)
(Fees above are subjected to amendment by the Management of University of Malaya)
Last Update: January 10, 2018