Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) – Asia Metropolitan University

Length of Study

5 Years

Course Fees

Rm 298,000 (Estimated)

Location

Johor Bharu Campus

Curriculum approved by Malaysian Medical Council (MMC), Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and endorsed by Ministry of Higher Education

Availablity : Only offered in Johor Bharu campus.

Course Detail:

Asia Metropolitan University offers first of its kind MBBS in Malaysia.

AMU MBBS programme is currently the most affordable in the country. Fees are inclusive of tuition, examination, laboratory and transport (within the vicinity). We have qualified academic staff with more than three years of teaching experience in their respective fields. The academic programme is student-centred with emphasis on self-directed learning group discussions and case-based learning.

Our purpose-built Preclinical campus in Johor Bahru aims to minimise the stress on students. It is designed to provide ample greenery and purposely located away from the hectic city atmosphere. A nice quiet lake just opposite the campus is one of the naturally soothing features among other highlights of AMU Medical Campus.

Hospital Pakar Sultanah Fatimah in Muar is also leading the way in Clinical Studies. This hospital serves as the third-ranked hospital in Johor, after Hospital Sultanah Aminah and Hospital Sultan Ismail. It also serves as a reference hospital for the northern zone of Johor including Batu Pahat, Tangkak and Segamat. Sultanah Fatimah Specialist Hospital is also gazetted as a “Teaching Hospital” and currently, the Community Health Centres are located in Johor.

 

Admission Required:

  • Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM), General Certificate of Education Advanced (“A”) levels:
     
    • Grades BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.
  • Matriculation or Foundation in Science or Pre-Medical course:

    • CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0) in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, and Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics and provided the course is not less than 1 year in the same accredited institution and the minimum entry qualification is 5 Bs each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics or Additional Mathematics, and other subject in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM), ‘O’Level or its equivalent
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC):

    • B4 each in 5 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Additional Mathematics
  • Monash University Foundation, Pre-University Program (MUFY); University of New South Wales (UNSW) Foundation; Western Australia Curriculum Council; HSC Sydney Australia; Trinity College Foundation Studies; Australia Universities Foundation Programmes; South Australian Matriculation (Ausmat) or Victorian Certificate of Education Australia Year 12:

    • Aggregate or average of 80% or the equivalent of B in any 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics; OR
    • 80% ATAR provided the subjects include Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 or New Zealand Bursary.
  • Indian Pre-University:

    • Average of 70% each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.
  • International Baccalaureate (IB):

    • 30 points with minimum of 2 science subjects or Mathematics at Higher Level (HL) and 1 science subject at Standard Level and attained a minimum score of 4 each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics (or Mathematics).
  • Diploma in Health Sciences:

    • CGPA 3.5 (out of 4) and provided the course is not less than 5 semesters or 2 1/2 years in the same accredited institution and the minimum entry qualification is 5B’s each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics) and another subject in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM), Ordinary (‘O’) levels.
  • Degree in Medical Sciences:

    • CGPA 3.3 (out of 4) 5-year undergraduate medical programme CGPA 3.5 (out of 4) 4-year graduate medical programme.
  • Degree in the Arts or Humanities:

    • CGPA 3.5 (out of 4) 5-year undergraduate medical programme and 3C’s each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, General Science, Mathematics or Additional Mathematics at SPM or its equivalent or an accredited bridging course CGPA 4.0 (out of 4) 4-year graduate medical programme and 3Cs each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, General Science, Mathematics or Additional Mathematics at SPM or its equivalent or an accredited bridging course.

Course Structure:

Year 1 (Semester 1 & 2)

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Community Medicine I & II
  • Physiology
  • Communication Skill
  • MPU Compulsory subjects

Year 2 (Semester 3 & 4)

  • Pharmacology
  • Pathology
  • Microbiology & Parasitology
  • Community Medicine Ill & IV
  • Medical Statistics
  • Malaysian Studies Examination
  • Professional University Examination I (Subject to change at discretion of management)

Clinical Programme (3 Years) AMU Muar Campus & Hospital Pakar Sultanah Fatimah, Muar

Year 3 (Semester 5 & 6)

  • Public Health
  • Introductory Clinical Clerkship
  • Research Methodology
  • Paediatrics I
  • Project
  • Medicine I
  • Surgery I
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology I
  • Vertical Lecture Series
  • Clinical Seminars

Year 4 (Semester 7 & 8)

  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Ophthalmology
  • Radiology
  • Orthopaedic I
  • Accident Emergency
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Psychiatric I
  • Family Medicine
  • Forensic & Toxicology
  • Jurisprudence

Year 5 (Semester 9 & 10)

  • Medicine II
  • Surgery II
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology II
  • Orthopaedic II
  • Paediatrics II
  • Psychiatric II Examination
  • Professional University Examination II

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