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Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS)


Programme Code: QM00
Medium of instructions: English and Arabic
Duration of Studies:
- Full Time: 6 years

<p style="text-align:justify"><strong>Introduction</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify">The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences conducts a six-year undergraduate educational programme leading to the degree of &lsquo;Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery&rsquo;, MBBS (USIM) to its successful candidates. Basically, the program is divided into two equal phases, namely, pre-clinical and clinical phases with Islamic input integrated throughout the six-year program. The courses are designed to help students develop the requisite knowledge base and rationale they will need for clinical patient care.</p><p style="text-align:justify"><strong>Duration</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify">The Medical Program of the faculty spans over a period of 6 years. The majority of the students will be from Pusat Tamhidi USIM, which conducts a one-year Medical Matriculation program. The academic session in each year is divided into two semesters. There are 15 weeks of academic session in each semester in year 1 and year 2 and 16 weeks per semester in year 3.The duration of each semester in the clinical phase (year 4,5 and 6) depends on the duration of the postings.</p>
<ul><li>A Pass in Tamhidi USIM (Medicine/ Dentistry/ Science and Technology) with CGPA of at least 3.50<br /><br /><strong>AND</strong><br />&nbsp;</li><li>Passed <strong>General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level (O Level</strong><em>) /</em> Equivalent or other qualifications recognized by the University Senate; and</li><li>Obtained at least <strong>FOUR B (b) </strong>in the subjects below:</li><li>PhysicsChemistry</li><li>Biology</li><li>Mathematics</li><li>Additional Mathematics</li><li>English Language; and</li><li>Obtained at least <strong>grade</strong> <strong>C (c)</strong> in the subjects below:</li><li>Arabic Language</li><li>ONE (1) subject relating to Islamic Studies</li><li>&nbsp;A pass in Tamhidi USIM (Medicine/ Dentistry/ Science and Technology) with CGPA of at least 3.00 in the following subjects:<ul><li>Biology</li><li>Chemistry</li><li>Physics or Mathematics</li></ul></li></ul><p style="margin-left:40px"><strong>AND</strong></p><ul><li>Pass SPM/ Any other qualification equivalent with at least B in the following subjects:<ul><li>Biology;</li><li>Chemistry;</li><li>Physics;</li><li>Mathematics or Additional Mathematics;</li><li>Either ONE (1) other subject.</li></ul></li></ul><p style="margin-left:40px"><strong>AND</strong></p><ul><li>Obtained at least Band 3 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET);</li></ul><p style="margin-left:40px"><strong>AND</strong></p><ul><li>Pass the interview.</li></ul><p style="margin-left:40px"><strong>AND&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>All applicants shall declare if they have:<ul><li>been found guilty of any criminal offence(s);</li><li>serious physical or mental illness; and/ or;</li><li>serious communicable disease(s)</li></ul></li></ul><p style="margin-left:40px">which may impact upon their future practice.</p><p style="margin-left:40px"><strong>AND</strong></p><ul><li>A person with any of the following shall be disqualified from entry into a medical programme:<ul><li>found guilty of offence(s) affecting the human body;</li><li>recent or serious dishonesty e.g. cheating at examinations, falsification of documents, plagiarism;</li><li>serious physical or mental illness; and/ or</li><li>serious communicable disease(s).</li></ul></li></ul><p>Any failure to declare information that has a material influence on a student‟s fitness to practise may lead to termination of their medical course, as honesty, integrity and good health are essential attributes of a doctor and by extension, the medical student.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>General entry requirement for Bachelor Degree Programme for International Students are as follows:</p><ol><li>Senior High School / Senior Secondary School / other equivalent pre-university examinations from government schools (with the period of at least 11 to 12 years of study from primary to higher secondary); <strong>OR</strong></li><li>General Certificates of Education (GCE) &lsquo;A&rsquo; Level / Diploma in related fields or other equivalent pre-university examinations; <strong>OR</strong></li><li>Any other certificate that is recognized by the senate of the university as equivalent to the above; <strong>AND</strong></li><li>Specific entry requirements based on programmes; <strong>AND</strong></li><li>Credit in one (1) Islamic Studies subject; <strong>AND</strong></li><li>Fulfilled English Language Proficiency Requirement; <strong>AND</strong></li><li>Fulfilled Arabic Language Proficiency Requirement.</li></ol>
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