Bachelor Of Medicine And Bachelor Of Surgery (MBBS)

AIMST University
Kedah, Malaysia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
5 years
Intakes
August September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 68,474
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 87,261

About this course

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Entry Requirements

A-Levels/STPM

  • Grades BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects i.e. Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. (Grade C can only be in either Physics or Mathematics)

AIMST Foundation in Science/ Matriculation/Foundation in Science/Pre-medical course**
(course ≥ 1 year in the same institution)

  • CGPA 3.0 (out of 4) in 3 subjects i.e. Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

UEC

  • B4 each in 5 subjects i.e. Biology and Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Additional Mathematics.

UNSW Foundation /MUFY/ Western Australia Curriculum Council/ HSC Sydney Australia/ Trinity College Foundation Studies/ Australian Universities Foundation Programmes/ South Australian Matriculation/ Victorian Certificate of Education, Australia Year 12/ Ausmat

  • Aggregate or average of 80% or equivalent of B in 3 subjects i.e.
    • Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics Or
    • 80% ATAR provided the subjects include
      • Biology
      • Chemistry and
      • Physics or Mathematics

National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 / New Zealand Bursary

  • Average of 80% in 3 subjects i.e. Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics

CPU/ CIMP/ Canadian Grade 12/13/ Ontario Secondary School Diploma Grade 12

  • Average of 80% in 3 subjects i.e. Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

Indian Pre-University

  • Average of 70% in 3 subjects i.e. Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

  • 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 and Physics or Mathematics

Diploma in Health Sciences
(course ≥ 2 1/2 years or 5 semesters in the same institution)

  • CGPA ≥ 3.5 (out of 4) with min of 2Bs each in Biology and/or Chemistry and/or Physics AND 3 credits each in English and Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics) and another subject at School Certificate level.

Degree in Health or Pure or Applied Sciences

  • CGPA ≥ 3.0 (out of 4) (5 years medical programme)

Degree in the Arts or Humanities

  • CGPA ≥ 3.5 (out of 4) (5 years medical programme)

**SPM/O-levels requirement : Applicants must have obtained 5Bs each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics
(or Additional Mathematics) and another subject.

Additional MQA requirements (as requested by FOM)
Applicant must NOT have failed in any other subjects listed in the results transcript.

Pre-condition:
Malaysian applicants who seek employment in the public sector are required to attain credit in Bahasa Malaysia & English.

All applicants should have attained a level of competence in English to enable them to complete the course successfully and achieved an equivalent competency of Band 4 MUET/TOEFL score of 550/IELTS score of 6.

All applicants must have taken or registered for MUET upon applying for the programme.

Aptitude Test/Interview:
All eligible applicants are required to attend an aptitude test and interview (to be conducted by AIMST University).

Additional Requirement from MMC
A person with any of the following shall be disqualified from entry into a medical programme:

  • found guilty of offence(s) affecting the human body; and/or
  • recent or serious dishonesty e.g. cheating at examination, falsification of documents, plagiarism; and/ or
  • serious physical or mental illness; and/or
  • serious communicable disease(s)

All correspondence with MMC, must be done 3 months prior to commencement of the course.

Note: AIMST University will officially notify you of the outcome of your application. Please take note that submission
of the application does not constitute acceptance into the University.

Curriculum

Phase 1

Integrated Preclinical with Year 1 courses which features Basic Medical Sciences, Society & Health, Biostatistics & Ethics in Medicine coupled with short interface with the hospital. Year 2 courses are dedicated to Cardiovascular Systems, Respiratory Systems and Gastrointestinal Systems, Renal Systems, Central Nervous Systems and Endocrine & Reproductive Systems

Phase 2

The programme covers the Clinical Years 3 & 4 and is designated as Junior Clerkship. Year 3 covers Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics. There will also be integrated clinical teaching of Diabetes. Students are also required to complete one SSM in Year 3. Year 4 is essentially devoted to the coverage of Clinical Sub-specialties, Forensic Medicine and Clinical Laboratory Sciences. During this phase students will actively engage in PBL sessions, symposia, clinical classes and self-directed learning

Phase 3

Senior Clerkship years are where the students will consolidate the knowledge gained in Phases 1 & 2. Students will revisit and strengthen the skills in all the four major areas: Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics

Assessment

  • Professional Examination 1 - Year 1
  • Professional Examination 2a - Year 2 Term 1
  • Professional Examination 2b - Year 2 Term 2
  • Professional Examination 3 - Year 4 (subjects taught in Year 3 & 4)
  • Professional Examination 4 - Year 5 

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