Otorhinolaryngology is the branch of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, throat, as well as head and neck disorders. A more commonly used term for this specialty is ENT (ear, nose and throat).
Graduates in this discipline are exposed to the technical theories as well as the practical knowledge relevant to the discipline via the comprehensive syllabus and rotational postings in Oral-Maxilla-facial Surgery, Neuron-surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as undertaking a research project in the field of Otorhinolaryngology.
On satisfactory completion of the four year programme, the doctor will have demonstrated the competence of a ENT Specialist with knowledge, attitude and skills to practise and lead in a health clinic independently, and to conduct surgery / research in a hospital / university.
Training is well rounded and allows the candidate to practice in a team model of care which incorporates all specialties of general ENT and main sub-specialities including skull base, endoscopic and head and neck surgery.
(1) The programme of study comprises two stages as follows -
(2) No candidate shall be permitted to proceed to Stage II of the programme of study unless he has passed or been exempted from the Part I Examination.
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) Entry qualifications
(2) Other requirements
Once a year in month of June.