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Master of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (MOrl)

Otorhinolaryngology is the branch of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, throat, as well as head and neck disorders. A more commonly used term for this specialty is ENT (ear, nose and throat).

Graduates in this discipline are exposed to the technical theories as well as the practical knowledge relevant to the discipline via the comprehensive syllabus and rotational postings in Oral-Maxilla-facial Surgery, Neuron-surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as undertaking a research project in the field of Otorhinolaryngology.


Benefits
On satisfactory completion of the four year programme, the doctor will have demonstrated the competence of a ENT Specialist with knowledge, attitude and skills to practise and lead in a health clinic independently, and to conduct surgery / research in a hospital / university.
Career Opportunity

Training is well rounded and allows the candidate to practice in a team model of care which incorporates all specialties of general ENT and main sub-specialities including skull base, endoscopic and head and neck surgery.

  • All candidates will have practice skills in inpatient, outpatient as well as day care experience in some specialties.
  • Contact with experienced academics and specialists from all specialties through teaching, CME, conferences, bedside and tutorial based clinical teachings provide complete ENT training experience.
  • Research and educational training to become Consultants who practice evidence based medicine and capable of applying their knowledge to clinical practice.
Course Structure

(1) The programme of study comprises two stages as follows -

(a) Stage I comprising -

(i) eighteen months of study (for foreign candidates and Malaysians who have not done six (6) months of surgical posting prior to the entry of this programme); or

(ii) twelve (12) months of study (for Malaysian candidates who have completed the six (6) months of surgical posting prior to the entry of this programme) in Basic Otorhinolaryngology including:

(A) six (6) months in Basic and Applied Medical Sciences and Principles of Surgery; and

(B) six (6) months in General Surgery (for foreign candidates and Malaysians who have not done six months (6) of surgical posting prior to the entry of this programme); and

(C) the keeping of a log book of the candidate's surgical procedures.

(b) Stage II comprising -
(i) thirty (30) months of study (for foreign candidates and Malaysians who have not done six (6) months of surgical posting prior to the entry of this programme); or

(ii) thirty six (36) months of study (for Malaysian candidates who have completed the six (6) months of surgical posting prior to the entry of this programme) in Advanced Otorhinolaryngology including rotational postings in Oral and Maxilla-facial Surgery, Neuro-surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and a research project in the field of Otorhinolaryngology.

(2) No candidate shall be permitted to proceed to Stage II of the programme of study unless he has passed or been exempted from the Part I Examination.

Entry Requirement

(1) Entry qualifications

(a) The degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of the University or an equivalent medical qualification approved by the Senate; and

(b) At least one year of post-full registration clinical experience approved by the Senate. (Priority to candidate’s who has completed six (6) months in General Surgery as a Medical Officer after the internship training in any government hospitals).

(2) Other requirements

(a) Qualifies for registration as a medical practitioner under the Medical Act 1971 (Act 50) of Malaysia; and

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

Intake Schedule
Once a year in the month of June.
Fees
RM 35,508.00 (Local student)
RM 70,060.00 (International student)
(Fees above are subjected to amendment by the Management of University of Malaya)
Last Update: May 12, 2017

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