STUDY MEDICINE IN MALAYSIA

STUDY MEDICINE IN MALAYSIA

STUDY MEDICINE IN MALAYSIA

Studying medicine in Malaysia is not a bad options but the cost are pricey since most medic universities are private which cost a little more than in Indonesia and Russia. In order to study medicine in Malaysia you need to have these good results. Here are the minimum academic qualifications required in order for you to pursue a degree in Medicine, as set by the Malaysian Medical Council. For SPM or O-level you need at least 5Bs for Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematic, Add Math and one more additional subject. As for STPM and A-level minimum of B’s for Biology, chemistry, Physics or Mathematics. For foundation in science and Matriculation, minimum a CGPA of 3.0 in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics. Student that want to pursue medicine in local universities such as University Malaya (UM) and University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) is one of the best for medicine in Malaysia as the entry are really tough to get in but if students with good results in STPM and Matric they will be chosen when they apply to study in those university and it is not that costly since it’s under government and most of them are under scholarship then it wouldn’t be a problem about the expenses. For those that want to study in private university may cost up to half a million for their tuition fees and not include living expenses which might cost more. A typical undergraduate degree in Medicine is 5 years long but it don’t stop just there. However, in order to become a fully registered medical practitioner in Malaysia, you must undergo further training to obtain experience as a house officer.Known as “housemanship” in Malaysia, it is a two-year compulsory internship that combines service and training roles. This is to ensure that you gain the appropriate knowledge, skill, experience, and above all, the right attitude, in order to be a competent, caring and compassionate medical professional.Upon completing your housemanship, you will be a qualified medical officer (MO).After that, most medical officers will work for several years, before going into an area of specialisation, such as anaesthesiology, orthopaedics and gynaecology. In order to be a registered specialist, you will need to take another 4-5 years of postgraduate study plus 2-4 years supervised training as a specialist.To summarise, it generally takes a total of seven years to be a fully registered doctor, and more than 10 years to become a specialist.When choosing a university for your degree in Medicine, you must ensure that your degree is recognized by the Malaysian Medical Council. Otherwise, you may risk not being able to practice medicine in Malaysia. Here are some universities that are recognized by Malaysian Medical Council. First, SEGI university emphasis is placed on delivery through engagement with students, with problem-based learning and personal interaction to foster interpersonal skills, integrated curriculum that delivers units as a whole to closely reflect the ways students are expected to address problems in their future careers and exposes students to early patient contact and clinical training to help them be more prepared and able to respond to changes. Second, International Medical University (IMU) emphasis professionalism and ethics, and strive to maintain the high ideals of Medicine as a noble profession. Next, MAHSA University Medical Faculty offer students a subject based, system-synchronized curriculum that is pragmatic and modern in approach. Innovative methods such as problem-based learning (PBL), e-learning, early clinical exposure (ECE) and small group sessions are integrated into the curriculum. Malaysia is another good place to study medicine so if you want to pursue in medicine, you have to really study well and achieve good results.