Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) - Fully Accredited by MQA
Awarding Institution
SEGi University
Duration
5 years
Intake Dates
March & September
Campus
SEGi University Kota Damansara
Description

This is a five-year programme that encompasses two phases. The Pre-Clinical phase and the Clinical phase.

The Pre-Clinical phase that spans over the first two years covers medical sciences subjects such as Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology, Medical Microbiology and Medical Parasitology. The subjects are delivered in 4 blocks through an integrated approach. These are the foundation in medical sciences, which are block 1 consists Introduction to Behavioural Science, Clinical Skills and Community Medicine in block 2, System-Based Medical Sciences 1 in block 3 and System-Based Medical Sciences 2 in block 4.

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.

An MMBS experience in Sibu, Sarawak

Career Opportunities

If you wish to practice 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 specialists degree programmes in all areas of medicine according to your preferred choice of career paths which will become apparent as you progress through the five-year MBBS programme.

 

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

As of 30th July 2014, 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:

a. Higher School Certificate or its equivalent:

 

  • Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM); grades BBB, ABC or AAC in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, OR
  • GCE A-Levels; grades BBB, ABC or AAC in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, OR
  • Matriculation, Foundation in Science, Pre-Medical Course; CGPA 3.0 (out of 4) in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, 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, Chemistry, Physics, 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 Program (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 average of 80% or the equivalent of B in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, 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, Chemistry, 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 any 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, OR
  • Indian Pre-University; average 70% in any 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, 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, Chemistry, Physics (or Mathematics).

OR

b. Diploma Level

  • Diploma in Health Science; CGPA 3.5 (out of 4), and provided the course is not less than 5 semesters or 2 ½ years in the same accredited institution and the minimum entry qualification is 2 Bs in Biology, Chemistry or Physics and 3 credits each in English, Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics) and another subject at School Certificate Level or its equivalent.

OR

c. Degree Level:

  • Degree in Health or Pure or Applied Sciences; CGPA 3.0 (out of 4) in a 5-year medical programme, OR
  • Degree in Health or Pure or Applied Sciences; CGPA 3.3 (out of 4) in a 4-year graduate entry medical programme, OR
  • Degree in the Arts of Humanities; CGPA 3.5 (out of 4) in a 5-year medical programme, OR
  • Degree in the Arts of Humanities; CGPA 3.75 (out of 4) in a 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 may be required to pass 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 with the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC), www.mmc.gov.my.

 

Programmes Modules
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

  • Biostatistics & Introduction to Community Medicine
  • Research Methodology & Mini Research Project
  • Clinical Methods & Medical Ethics
  • Introduction to Behavioural Science

Block 3

System-Based Medical Sciences I

  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System
  • Haemapoetic System
  • Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary System

Block 4

System-Based Medical Sciences II

  • Endocrine System
  • Genitourinary System
  • Central Nervous System
  • Musculoskeletal System
Clinical Phase (Year 3, 4 & 5)

Block 5

Junior Clerkship

  • Clinical Foundation
  • Internal Medicine 1
  • General Surgery

Block 6

Specialty Clerkship I

  • General Paediatrics
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology 1
  • Orthopaedics & Emergency

Block 7

Specialty Clerkship II

  • Community Based Medicine
  • Psychiatry, Rehabilitation & Palliative Care

Combined Specialties Postings

  • Ophthalmology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Anaesthesiology

Block 8

Senior Clerkship

  • Electives
  • Internal Medicine 2
  • Surgery & Critical Care
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2
  • Paediatrics & Neonatology

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