Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed)

Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Malaysia

Quick Facts

  • The first and only UK medical education in Malaysia
  • Global top 125 university (QS World University Rankings 2023)
  • NUMed's medical degree is fully recognised by the General Medical Council (GMC), UK and the Malaysia Medical Council (MMC)

About Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed)

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed) is an international branch campus of Newcastle University UK and a private university in Malaysia. Established in 2011, it is located in Iskandar Putri, Johor as part of EduCity.

NUMed offers undergraduate degrees in medicine (MBBS) and biomedical science, as well as a foundation programme that provides a pathway to both of these degrees. The curriculum and study courses are identical to those provided in the UK and you will obtain an award conferred by Newcastle University, UK. Thus, you will be obtaining a UK qualification with the benefit of paying lower tuition fees.

Newcastle University is one of the top medical schools in the UK and NUMed's MBBS degree is the only medical programme in Malaysia that is recognised by both the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) and the General Medical Council (GMC), UK.

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed) Ranking & Reputation

Newcastle University has a reputation for providing excellence. Newcastle University is ranked #122 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2023) and is one of the top 70 universities in the world for medicine (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022).

In addition, NUMed is rated 4-Stars in the latest SETARA rating.


Why Study at Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed)

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Accredited Medical Programme
NUMed’s MBBS programme is fully recognised by the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) and UK’s General Medical Council (GMC) — the only university in Malaysia

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Quality Education
NUMed's curriculum is identical to the one provided in the UK and your award will be conferred by Newcastle University, UK

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Study in the UK
Opportunities to study in the UK for a period and gain clinical experience from other parts of the world while paying Malaysia campus tuition fees


Campus Location

Newcastle University Malaysia is located in Nusajaya, Johor and is part of EduCity in the Iskandar Development Region. The second crossing bridge to Singapore is just 8km away, and Johor Bahru is also a near neighbour. It is only 1km east of the Gelang Patah interchange on the main Linkedua Expressway.

Nusajaya is one of the biggest developments in the Iskandar Development Region, and will be an integrated city that provides a world class environment for business, living and leisure.


Courses Offered

The Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia is known for its medical and health science programmes. Check out all the programmes offered by NUMed here.

  • Foundation in Biological & Biomedical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biomedical Sciences

Featured programmes at Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed)

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed)

Iskandar Puteri, Johor

Foundation in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Intake

May, Sep

Fees

RM26,780

Malaysia's first and only UK medical education

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed)

Iskandar Puteri, Johor

BSc (Honours) Biomedical Sciences

Intake

Sep

Fees

RM124,200

Malaysia's first and only UK medical education

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed)

Iskandar Puteri, Johor

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Intake

Sep

Fees

RM489,250

Malaysia's first and only UK medical education


Scholarships

Here are some of NUMed's scholarships for students interested in their medical and health science programmes. 

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed)

Iskandar Puteri, Johor

Academic Excellence Scholarship Award

Amount

Up to 100% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Foundation