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MASTER OF MEDICAL SCIENCE (MMEDSC) - BY COURSEWORK AND RESEARCH

The Master of Medical Science by Research is a broad-based postgraduate degree designed to allow students to pursue research topics in a range of areas and disciplines within the scope of Medical Science.

The program aspires to nurture compassionate physicians and scientists who are not only educated to exhibit high ethical principles and technical skills, but are committed to the care and well-being of those in need.

The programme enables candidates to acquire the ability to think analytically and have a good understanding of his/her chosen field of study. At the same time, the candidate will have the opportunity to be involved in msignificant research. As projects are likely to be multidisciplinary, the candidate will be exposed to a range of techniques and be able to interact with scientists from many disciplines.
Diverse career opportunities are available in academia, research, industry, government and many other areas.

(1)    Dissertation:
        This programme is a research programme leading to the submission of a dissertation and the format is as provided in the University of Malaya (Master’s Degree) Rules 2014 and University of Malaya (Master’s Degree) Regulations 2014.
(2)    Research Methodology (MMX7001) (3 credits):
        (a)    Candidate must successfully complete Research Methodology Course (MMX7001) within the first two (2) semester of registering as a student at University of Malaya.
        (b)    Pass your Proposal Defense by Semester II.

List 1:Core Courses (Physiology Module)*

CODE

TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

MWGN6108 Human Physiology I

3

MWGN6107 Human Physiology II

3

MWGN6109 Advanced Medical Physiology

3

MQGQ6112 Biostatistics

3

MWGN6170 Seminars and Literature Review I

3

MWGN6173 Seminars and Literature Review II

3

MWGN6181 Dissertation

40

TOTAL

56

*Subject to change from time to time

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 shall be required:

(a) To obtain a score of 600 for a paper-based total (PBT); a score of 250 for a computer-based total (CBT) or a score of 100 for an internet-based total (IBT) for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); or
(b) To obtain a band of 6 for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic).

  1. The degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or the degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery; or 
  2. The Bachelor degrees in the relevant sciences field of the University and a CGPA of not less than 3.0 or equivalent; or
  3.  An equivalent qualification approved by the Senate from time to time; and

Applications for research programmes are open throughout the year.

Fee Structure for Citizen
Fee Structure for Non-Citizen
Last Updated: 16/07/2019