UCSI University Medicine Programs

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Why Study at UCSI?

With UCSI’s Medicine Programs you can be chosen for a year of research at the prestigious Harvard and also get a chance to secure a second degree of the Bachelor of Medical Science from the University of Melbourne. With a team of dynamic and renowned faculty, UCSI prides itself for bringing on board clinical scientists as their visiting professors. Live teaching sessions are conducted from time to time at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, where students can share insights and grow their network.

 

Harvard Connections
The top-ranking medical students from UCSI are chosen every year by Harvard Medical School for their year-long Research Programs.

 

Second Degree from University of Melbourne
Selected students get an opportunity to acquire a second degree of the Bachelor of Medical Science at the University of Melbourne.

 

Live Teaching sessions by renowned Scholars
Students get to attend live teaching sessions from the renowned physicians of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, sharing their insights and developing your knowledge

 

Unparalleled team of faculty
The faculty of Medicine at the UCSI comprises of leading clinical scientists and visiting professors like Professor Dr Gordon Williams and Senior Professor Dato' Khalid Yusof to name a few.

 

Available Programs

Available Programs 
Course Name Intake Duration Total Tuition Fee- (Ringgit Malaysia) Average cost (per Year)- (Ringgit Malaysia)
FOUNDATION IN SCIENCES (MEDICAL SCIENCES) January, May, September   1 Year 322,575 26,881.25
Diploma In Nursing     January and July 3 years 48,112 4009.33
Bachelor of Nursing January and July 4 years 69,640 5803.33
Doctor of Medicine September 5 Years 3,22,575 64,515
BACHELOR OF OPTOMETRY (Hons.)   September 4 years 77,040 6420
Eligibility for the Different Programs 
Course Name Entry Requirement  
FOUNDATION IN SCIENCES (MEDICAL SCIENCES) Academic Qualification  5 credits and the minimum score of B for Mathematics/ Additional Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology and one more subject.
English Language Requirements
  • A distinction (A+, A or A-) in English Language course at
  • SPM /UEC level; or MUET Band 5; or TOEFL score of 196
  • (computer-based) / 525 (written-based) / 69-70
  • (internet-based); or IELTS Band 5.5.
Additional English course(s) must be taken at UCSI University concurrently with the undergraduate programme if English Language requirements are not fulfilled.
The Foundation in Sciences has been designed in a way that it will allow the students to pursue any line of Medicine in their Bachelor’s program. With a focus on imbibing basic knowledge in Health Sciences, this program is for students who have made up their minds to pursue their higher education at the UCSI University.
 
Doctor of Medicine Academic Qualification  STPM: Grade BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects i.e.
  • Biology; and
  • Chemistry; and
  • Physics or Mathematics
A – Levels: Grades BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects i.e.
  • Biology; and
  • Chemistry; and
  • Physics or Mathematics
Matriculation/ Foundation in Science/ Pre-Medical course: CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0) in 3 subjects i.e.
  • Biology; and
  • Chemistry; and
  • Physics or Mathematics
and
  • Provided the course is not less than 1 year in the same accredited institution
and SPM with minimum entry qualification is 5 Bs each in
  • Biology; and
  • Chemistry; and
  • Physics; and
  • Mathematics or Additional Mathematics; andanother subjectat School Certificate level or its equivalent
  General Certificate of Education Ordinary (“O”) Levels with 5 Bs each in
  • Biology; and
  • Chemistry; and
  • Physics; andMathematics or Additional Mathematics; andanother subject
at School Certificate level or its equivalent
English Language Requirements Any one of the following:
  • TOEFL – Score of 213 (computer-based) or 550 (written-based)
  • IELTS – Band score of 6.0
  • 1119 English / ‘O’ Levels English –B3
  • MUET – Band 4
The Doctor of Medicine program prepares students to become doctors who are then entrusted with the responsibility of treating others and manage the challenges in the field of healthcare. In this programstudents are equipped with various skills in the medical procedure along with fundamental knowledge so that they achieve the competence and skillsets needed to become a practicing medical practitioner.
 
Bachelor of Optometry Academic Qualification  Foundation in Science Health:
  • Minimum CGPA 2.50 including 3 Science subjects or Mathematics
STPM (science stream):
  • Minimum CGPA 2.50
A-levels (science stream)
  • Minimum 3 D including 3 Science subjects or Mathematics
UEC
  • Minimum CGPA 2.50 or B5 in 3 Science subjects and B6 in other 2 subjects
National Matriculation
  • Minimum CGPA 2.50
International Baccalaureate (Science stream) Minimum 30/42 points from 6 subjects
English Language Requirements
  • A distinction (A+, A or A-) in English Language course at
  • SPM /UEC level; or MUET Band 5; or TOEFL score of 196
  • (computer-based) / 525 (written-based) / 69-70
  • (internet-based); or IELTS Band 5.5.
  • Additional English course(s) must be taken at
  • UCSI University concurrently with the undergraduate
  • programme if English Language requirements are not fulfilled.
A comprehensive training in managing various eye conditions, this programme includes all those courses that provide an in-depth perspective in the field of optometric clinical skills and vision care. Students will be taught every aspect of ocular health - including preventive care, rehabilitation and visual therapy so that they possess the ability to diagnose and manage a full range of eye diseases in and help patients with special needs.
 
Bachelor of Nursing Academic Qualification  STPM (Science/Arts):
  • 3 principles minimum (B-) with a minimum CGPA 2.5
UEC (Science/ Arts): Mandatory grade B in: Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern) AND At least one (1) credit in the following subjects:
  • General Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry and pass in Biology
  • Physics and pass in Biology
AND Credit in at least three (3) others subjects A Levels (Science/ Arts): Pass with minimum 3 principles (C) including: Mandatory grade C in: Mathematics AND Either one (1) of the subjects below:
  • General Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry and pass in Biology
  • Physics and pass in Biology
AND one (1) other subject HSC / Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency(Science based): Minimum average of 60%: inclusive of 5 subjects: Chemistry AND Biology AND Physics/Maths AND two (2) other subjects
English Language Requirements
  • IELTS – Band score of 5.5
The Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) is a 4-year (8 semesters) full-time programme. UCSI is the first private university to receive full accreditation for a nursing degree programme. The course is intended to designed to develop graduates to make significant contributions to the field of healthcare. Focusing on basic sciences, theoretical and clinical modules coupled with competency-based learning, this course instills critical thinking in relation to nursing theories and evidence-based practices to provide patient-centric care.
 
Diploma In Nursing Academic Qualification  SPM: Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with (5) credits: Mandatory credits in: Bahasa Melayu AND Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern) AND Either one (1) of the credit below:
  • General Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry and pass in Biology
  • Physics and pass in Biology
AND Credit in two (2) others subjects AND Pass in English O level: ‘O’ LEVELS         FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Minimum 5 Credits: Mandatory credits in: Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern) AND   Either one (1) of the credit below: General Science Biology Chemistry and pass in Biology Physics and pass in Biology AND   3 credits in other subjects   FOR MALAYSIAN STUDENTS: Minimum 5 credits: Mandatory credits in: Bahasa Melayu (SPM) AND   Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern) AND   Either one (1) of the credit below:
  • General Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry and pass in Biology
  • Physics and pass in Biology AND
2 credits in others subjects AND Pass in English   Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (Science-based): Minimum overall average of 50%; inclusive of minimum 60% in Mandatory 60% in: Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern) AND   60% in either one (1) of the below:
  • General Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry and 50% in Biology
  • Physics and 50% in Biology
AND 3 other subjects with minimum of 60%
English Language Requirements
  • IELTS – Band score of 5.5
The Diploma in Nursing is a 3-year (6 semesters) full-time programme. The focus of this programme is on the ‘art’ of nursing (caring). Upon successful completion of the programme, the students will be eligible to sit for the Malaysian Nursing Board Examination to be licensed as a Registered Nurse. The programme has accredited by the Malaysian Qualification Agency. The diploma is recognised by Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) and is accepted by the Nursing Boards of many countries.

 

Benefits at studying at UCSI

World Class Ranking

UCSI is ranked as Asia’s fastest growing university in the QS university Rankings – Asia 2018 exercise with a 131- spot improvement to rank 121th.

Improved Employability

97.8% of Co-Op partners voted that they would like to re-hire UCSI interns

Setara 5 Education

UCSI is ranked in the Tier -5 (Emerging Universities) in SETARA 2017, at par with renowned foreign branch campuses in Malaysia.

International Standard Campus

A vibrant hub of various cultures and diversity, students from more than 110 countries come and pursue the education here in Malaysia.

Opportunity of a Second Degree

Through the Doctor of Medicine program students get an opportunity to secure a second degree.

Award Winning Research Programs

At UCSI, students get to come in the proximity of award-winning academicians and also win grants for various progressive research programs.

 

Get The UCSI Advantage

Among Asia's best
UCSI is Asia's fastest rising university in the QS University Rankings: Asia 2018 exercise with a 131-spot improvement to rank 212th.

Enhanced employability
97.8% of Co-Op partners polled indicated that they would re-hire UCSI interns.

A Setara 5 education
UCSI is rated in Tier 5 (Emerging Universities) in SETARA 2017, on par with established foreign branch campuses in Malaysia.

An International Campus
Students from more than 110 countries study here. Immerse yourself in a vibrant melting pot of culture and diversity.

Second Degree Opportunities
Get a second degree from the University of Melbourne through the Doctor of Medicine programme.

Award-Winning Research
Surround yourself with academicians who have won multiple awards & grants for their high quality and progressive research.

 

Accommodation

Student Accommodation is taken care of by The Accommodation unit of Alumni & Support Services Department of UCSI. The hostels are clean and hygienic and the management takes care to ensure that cleanliness is maintained at all accommodation units. The accommodation provided to the students is secure with proper rules and regulations that the students are required to adhere to.