BACHELOR OF MEDICINE & BACHELOR OF SURGERY (MBBS)

The AIMST University medical programme is modern and innovative. It is modeled on the clinically integrated curriculum followed by major medical schools in the United Kingdom and also incorporates local requirements stipulated by the Malaysian Medical Council. The 5-year programme is conducted entirely within the State.

Career Opportunities
•  General Health Practice
•  Specialist Practice
•  University Teaching and Research


Basic Structure
The MBBS programme is modular in nature and is structured in 3 phases:

Phase 1 Integrated Preclinical with Year 1 courses which features Basic Medical Sciences, Society & Health, Biostatistics & Ethics in Medicine coupled with short interface with the hospital. Year 2 courses are dedicated to Cardiovascular Systems, Respiratory Systems and Gastrointestinal Systems, Renal Systems, Central Nervous Systems and Endocrine & Reproductive Systems
Phase 2 The programme covers the Clinical Years 3 & 4 and is designated as Junior Clerkship. Year 3 covers Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics. There will also be integrated clinical teaching of Diabetes. Students are also required to complete one SSM in Year 3. Year 4 is essentially devoted to the coverage of Clinical Sub-specialties, Forensic Medicine and Clinical Laboratory Sciences. During this phase students will actively engaged in PBL sessions, symposia, clinical classes and self-directed learning
Phase 3 Senior Clerkship years are where the students will consolidate the knowledge gained in Phases 1 & 2. Students will revisit and strengthen the skills in all the four major areas: Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics

Assessment
•  Professional Examination 1 - Year 1
•  Professional Examination 2 - Year 2
•  Professional Examination 3 - Year 3
•  Professional Examination 4 - Year 4 (includes subjects taught in Year 3 & 4)
•  Professional Examination 5 - Year 5

Duration
5 Years Full-time

Accreditation
Accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (formerly known as LAN)

Mininum Entry Requirements

A-Levels / STPM Grades BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.
AIMST Foundation in Science / Matriculation / Foundation in Science / Pre-medical course**
(course ≥ 1 year in the same institution)
CGPA 3.0 ( out of 4 ) in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.
UEC B4 each in 5 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths and Additional Maths.
UNSW Foundation / MUFY / Western Australia Curriculum Council / HSC Sydney Australia / Trinity College Foundation Studies / Australian Universities Foundation Programmes / South Australian Matriculation / Victorian Certificate of Education, Australia Year 12 / Austmat

Aggregate or average of 80% in any 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics (or Mathematics)
OR
80% ATAR provided the subjects include :

  • Biology
  • Chemistry and
  • Physics or Mathematics.

 

National Certificate of Education Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 / New Zealand Bursary Average of 80% in any 3 subjects i.e. Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
CPU / CIMP / Canadian Grade 12/13 / Ontario Secondary School Diploma Grade 12 Average of 80% in any 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.
Indian Pre-University Average of 70% in any 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.
International Baccalaureate (IB) 30 points with a minimum of 2 science subjects or Mathematics at Higher Level (HL) and 1 science subject at Standard Level and attained a mininum score of 4 each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.
Diploma in Health Sciences**
(course ≥ 21/2 years / 5 semesters in the same institution)
CGPA ≥ 3.5 ( out of 4 ) with min of 2Bs each in Biology and/or Chemistry and/or Physics AND 3 credits each in English and Mathematics or Additional Mathematics and another subject at School Certificate level.
Degree in Health or Pure or Applied Sciences CGPA ≥ 3.0 ( out of 4 ) ( 5 years medical programme )
Degree in the Arts or Humanities CGPA ≥ 3.5 ( out of 4 ) ( 5 years medical programme )

**SPM/O-levels requirements: Applicants must have obtained 5Bs each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics ( or Additional Mathematics ) and another subject.


Pre-condition:
Malaysian applicants who seek employment in the public sector are required to attain credit in Bahasa Malaysia & English.

The English Language Requirement:
All applicants should have attained the required level of competence in English.

Interview:
All eligible applicants are required to attend an aptitude test and interview (to be conducted by AIMST University)

Health Requirement:
Prior to admission, students are required to undergo a medical examination to ensure that they are in good health and free from any communicable disease.

Additional Requirement from MMC:
A person with any of the following shall be disqualified from entry into a medical programme:

  • found guilty of offence(s) affecting the human body; and / or
  • recent or serous dishonesty e.g. cheating at examination, falsification of documents, plagiarism; and / or
  • serious physical or mental illness; and / or
  • serious communicable disease(s)


All correspondence with MMC, must be done 3 months prior to commencement of the course.


Note : AIMST University will officially notify you of the outcome of your application. Please take note that submission of the application does not constitute acceptance into the University.