MASTER OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE (MEMMED)
In June 2005 the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Malaya introduced the Master of Emergency degree course. This course is fully supported by the Ministry of Health through scholarships or paid leave granted to applicants for the whole duration of each course. This support has enabled many doctors in Ministry of Health hospitals to acquire formal specialist training in Emergency Medicine, with a resultant increase in the number of practicing Emergency Physicians in the country.
The four year course, leading to the degree of Master of Emergency Medicine, provides:
The aim of the degree programme is to prepare our future Emergency Physicians for the trends and changing milieu of the 21st century, to provide training opportunities for future Emergency Physicians with diversity of talents and characteristics to acquire the necessary knowledge, technical skills, good judgement, maturity, attitude and values for the quality practice of Emergency Medicine.
The programme of study comprises three stages which are stage I in the first year, stage II in the second year and the third year and stage III in year the fourth year. These three stages are as follows:
Each candidate is required to keep a log book throughout their period of study to document tasks undertaken.
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 shall be required:
To obtain a band of 6 for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
1) Entry qualifications
2) Other requirements
Once a year in month of June.