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Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia


# 66 Leiden Ranking 2021
3 Undergraduate programs
0 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Private
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Campus setting Urban
Student population Small (1,000 or less)
foreign students 35%
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About Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

With its distinct heritage that dates back to 1834, Newcastle University in the UK has gained a strong reputation for innovation and excellence, with its medical and biomedical sciences programme in particular, being highly regarded the world over.

The opening of its international campus, Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed), in Johor, Malaysia, in 2009 has made quality UK education more accessible to Malaysians as well as those around the region.

Bringing the best of Newcastle University to Malaysian shores, NUMed offers a Foundation in Biological and Biomedical Sciences programme alongside its acclaimed undergraduate degrees in medicine and biomedical sciences. All programmes offered at NUMed are identical to those offered at Newcastle University, UK, and lead to the award of the same qualifications, but at significantly reduced costs.



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NUMed has its own managed student accommodation, which is truly multinational, multi-ethnic and multicultural.

The new accommodation is just a 5-minute drive from the campus, with free, regular transport provided. We provide transport not only between the accommodation and the campus, but also between the accommodation and the nearby facilities, including eateries, shopping centres, entertainment outlets and other recreational attractions.


The permanent purpose-built NUMed Malaysia campus is set within the EduCity lskandar, Iskandar Puteri, Johor. This dedicated international higher education hub is located 1km east of the Gelang Patah Interchange on the main Second Link Expressway. The Second Crossing Bridge to Singapore is only 8km from the site, and the city of Johor Bahru, 25km to the east, is easily accessed via the newly opened Coastal Highway.

Opened in 2011 by His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, our 5.5-hectare secure campus is designed to replicate the look and feel of Newcastle, and comprises over 15,000m2 of academic space housing state-of-the-art facilities and innovations in medical learning and teaching technology.

Our facilities include lecture and seminar rooms, a laboratory and clinical skills complex, the learning resource centre, and the student cafeteria and recreation centre.

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The aim of NUMed Malaysia is to deliver a cost-effective medical programme of the highest quality in order to meet the needs of both our students and the regional health economy. We aim to translate the benefits of our academic endeavour for the benefit of Malaysian society and the greater Asian region.

NUMed Malaysia’s goals are to:

  • provide globally acclaimed programmes of medical education, responsive to the changing needs of the Malaysian healthcare system, in order to attract and retain national and international students of the highest quality

  • establish an academic culture and environment which will underpin the recruitment and retention of high-calibre faculty and staff, and empower them in the pursuit of scholarship, high quality teaching, and the production of excellent graduates prepared for the global health economy of the 21st century

  • develop an attractive, supportive and inspiring environment to engage highly motivated students in affordable, world-class medical education, irrespective of background

  • establish relationships with health and other employers in order to ensure that our programmes remain fit for purpose, and our graduates are equipped with the knowledge and understanding, the skills and competencies, and the personal and professional attitudes appropriate to professional practice and employment

  • continually improve robust administrative systems in order to provide an excellent support for all stakeholders



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