Find & Compare Medicine Degree Courses in Malaysia

Get relevant scientific and clinical knowledge with a Medicine Degree to prepare for a professional career as a Medical Doctor. Learn more about each institution’s Medicine Degree and find out which college / university suits you best.

  • Qualification
  • Campus
  • Intakes
  • Course Duration
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
  • Total Estimated Fees
  • Scholarships
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
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  • Penang Medical College
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS)
  • Campus
    Penang
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Course Duration
    5 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: ABB
    STPM: AB+B+
    UEC: 5As (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Add Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 95
    Foundation: CGPA 3.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM558,700
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)
    University College Dublin (UCD)
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  • UCSI University
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Qualification
    Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Campus
    Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Course Duration
    5 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: BBB
    STPM: BBB
    UEC: 5As (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Add Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 80
    Foundation: CGPA 3.00
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM317,125
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% tuition fee waiver

    Foundation:
    Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • SEGi University
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS)
  • Campus
    Kota Damansara, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Course Duration
    5 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: BBB
    STPM: BBB
    UEC: 5Bs (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Add Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 80
    Foundation: CGPA 3.00
    Diploma: CGPA 3.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM340,850
  • Scholarships
    Up to RM3,000 tuition fee waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • Taylor's University
  • Intakes
    Mar, Aug
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS)
  • Campus
    Subang Jaya, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Mar, Aug
  • Course Duration
    5 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: BBB
    STPM: BBB
    UEC: 5Bs (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Add Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 80
    Foundation: CGPA 3.00
    Diploma: CGPA 3.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM424,254
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to RM45,000 waiver per year

    Foundation:
    Up to RM45,000 waiver per year
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • International Medical University (IMU)
  • Intakes
    Feb, Aug
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS)
  • Campus
    Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur
  • Intakes
    Feb, Aug
  • Course Duration
    5 years Degree from partner universities: 4 &1/2 to 6 &1/2 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: BBB
    STPM: BBB
    UEC: 5Bs (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Add Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 85
    Foundation / Diploma:
    CGPA 3.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM478,600
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver

    Foundation:
    Up to 100% waiver
    Only available for Feb intake
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    University of Adelaide
    University of Exeter
    University of Liverpool
    University of Manchester
    University of Nottingham
    and more...
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  • Monash University Malaysia
  • Intakes
    Mar
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS)
  • Campus
    Bandar Sunway, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Mar
  • Course Duration
    5 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: AAB
    STPM: ABB+
    UEC: 5Bs (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Add Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 95
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM486,300
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to RM50,000 waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
  • Intakes
    May
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS)
  • Campus
    Kajang, Selangor
  • Intakes
    May
  • Course Duration
    5 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: BBB
    STPM: BBB
    UEC: 5Bs (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Add Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 80
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM247,600
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver

    Foundation:
    Up to 15% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • Mahsa University
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS)
  • Campus
    Petaling Jaya, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Course Duration
    5 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: BBB
    STPM: BBB
    UEC: 5Bs (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Add Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 80
    Foundation / Diploma:
    CGPA 3.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM338,950
  • Scholarships
    N/A
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • AIMST University
  • Intakes
    Aug
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS)
  • Campus
    Semeling, Kedah
  • Intakes
    Aug
  • Course Duration
    5 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: BBB
    STPM: BBB
    UEC: 5Bs (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Add Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 80
    Foundation / Diploma:
    CGPA 3.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM294,400
  • Scholarships
    N/A
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed)
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS)
  • Campus
    Nusajaya, Johor
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Course Duration
    5 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: AAA
    STPM: AAA
    UEC: 5As (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Add Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 90
    Foundation: CGPA 3.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM475,000
  • Scholarships
    N/A
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A

FAQs about Studying a Medicine Degree in Malaysia

What is Medicine?

Medicine involves diagnosing, treating and preventing sicknesses or diseases.

The medical field as a whole is very broad and contains multiple disciplines working together to prevent and cure diseases in the complex human body. In fact, there is almost a type of specialist doctor for every single major organ of your body.

A Degree in Medicine will teach you extensive scientific knowledge and the necessary skills needed to contribute to the medical field and the society as a whole. You will also be given sufficient practical exposure and training to prepare you for your chosen specialisation later on.

What are the minimum entry requirements for a Medicine Degree?

To pursue a Degree in Medicine, the typical entry requirements are:

  • A-Level: Minimum BBB, ABC or AAC in Biology, Chemistry and Physics / Maths; or
  • STPM: Minimum BBB, ABC or AAC in Biology, Chemistry and Physics / Maths; or
  • Australian Matriculation: Minimum of ATAR 80 or average of 80% in Biology, Chemistry and Physics / Maths; or
  • Foundation in Science: Minimum CGPA of 3.0 including Biology, Chemistry and Physics / Mathematics

You will usually also need to have at least 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths / Add Maths and one additional subject at SPM, O-Level or equivalent.

That said, the entry requirements may vary depending on the university, so be sure to do your research!

What is your education pathway if you study Medicine Degree?

To pursue a Degree in Medicine, you need to have an SPM qualification or equivalent and a Pre-U qualification. You must also meet the minimum entry requirements of the university.

A Degree in Medicine is usually 5 years long.

Upon completing a Degree in Medicine, you will usually go through a two-year compulsory service with the government.

After that, most medical officers will work for a few years before choosing an area of specialisation, such as orthopaedics, gynaecology and paediatrics. To be a registered specialist, you will need to take study another 4-5 years of postgraduate study, as well as another 2-4 years of supervised training.

What are your career prospects with a Medicine Degree?

The standard path upon completion of your Degree in Medicine is to be a medical doctor.

Various employment opportunities await Medicine graduates, such as:

  • Government Hospitals
  • Private / Public Clinics
  • Community Health Centres
  • Medical Colleges and Universities
  • Medical Journals

What should you consider when choosing a university?

Different students may have different preferences when it comes to choosing the right university. Here are some questions to consider when making a decision.

  • Is the institution’s Medicine Degree accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)?
  • Is the institution’s Degree in Medicine recognised by the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC)?
  • Do you understand the fees of the course, and are the costs affordable to you?
  • Are you comfortable with the location of the university?
  • Have you visited the campus, and do you like the campus environment and facilities?
  • What support services does the institution have to help you in and beyond university?

Should you study a Degree in Medicine?

If you’re not sure if studying a Degree in Medicine is right for you, here are some articles that may help you:

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