DOCTOR OF MEDICINE (MD) - BY RESEARCH
This programme is offered for Malaysian applicant, who is registered medical doctor working in University Malaya Medical Center (UMMC).
The Doctor of Medicine programme offered by the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya is a higher doctoral degree programme, to which the candidate must already have the necessary medical experience before application to this program.
Medical practitioners pursuing academic medicine will find it an enriching and essential experience. For non-academic medical practitioners, the possession of this training will give them an added advantage in applying the fruits of medical research in patient care.
A diverse range of career opportunities is open to holders of the M.D. degree, including university posts, specialist posts in the government and the private sectors, as well as in industry.
A non-Malaysian applicant whose degree is from a university or institution of higher learning where the medium of instruction for that degree is not the English language and where the applicant wishes to follow a programme and/or write his tesis in the English language shall be required:
(1) A Master’s degree or equivalent in relevant fields;
(2) Specialist qualification in clinical fields;
(3) The degrees in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or an equivalent qualification;
(4) At least two years working experience as a registered medical practitioners.
Twice a year in September or February.