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Master of Medical Sciences

Offered by: MAHSA University

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Exam BodyMAHSA University
Course Duration1.5 (Minimum) - 6 years (Maximum)
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Fees (International Student)Refer to University
CampusPetaling Jaya Campus
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Bioscience, and Nursing
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Course Description

MAHSA University’s Master of Medical Sciences is designed primarily for students who can then expect to continue onto doctoral studies (Ph.D., M.D., or the equivalent). Graduates will be able to apply the knowledge gained to real life situations, develop social skills, critical thinking, emphasizing on an integrative and technological understanding of biological systems at all levels and prepares them for a career in research and teaching in the field of Medical and Health sciences.

Graduates become competent in management of ideas, communication, Leadership and be able to evaluate complex issues, plan, implement and publish findings. The programme initiates them into methods of intense study and research in some selected areas of medical sciences.

This curriculum is designed to suit current trends and needs. This is a highly sought-after curriculum combining theoretical learning, e-learning and Practical sessions in laboratories and hospitals. It is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Ministry of Higher Education.

The course is delivered by experienced lecturers in all the fields. The Faculty of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences has 116 qualified & experienced staff in the field of medical sciences.

  • Core:
    • Credits: 12
    • Percentage: 26.7%
  • Elective:
    • Credits: 10
    • Percentage: 22.2%
  • Research Project:
    • Credits: 23
    • Percentage: 51.1%
  • Total:
    • Credits: 45
    • Percentage: 100%
Entry Requirements

(i) A Bachelor’s Degree (Level 6 MQF) in Biomedical Sciences, Life Sciences Health or equivalent qualifications from any institution of higher education accredited by the Faculty Postgraduate Academic Board and Senate with a minimum CGPA of 2.75; or

(ii) A Bachelor’s Degree (Level 6 MQF) in any of the above degrees not meeting CGPA of 2.75 but the above CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment: or

(iii) Other qualifications equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree (Level 6 MQF) with minimum CGPA of 2.50 that are accepted by MAHSA University Senate.

(iv) A Bachelor’s Degree (Level 6 MQF) in any of the above mentioned fields not meeting CGPA of 2.50 can be accepted subjected to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in relevant field or with proof of publication.

  • Local Candidates are required to have:
    • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Band 3
  • International candidates are required to have:
    • Any of the above Bachelor’s Degrees (Level 6 MQF) graduated from the recognized Universities.
    • at least International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Band 5; OR
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 410 – 413 if their first degree is from University where English is not the medium of instruction
Career Prospects

Rewarding careers at:

  • Forensic laboratories
  • Food production companies
  • Medical and Health Services
  • Health Education
  • Health Communication
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Hospitals
  • Universities
  • Forensic Laboratories
  • Food Production Companies
  • Research Institutes

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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