RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC)
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
- Founded by Ireland’s leading medical schools, RCSI and UCD
- Accredited medical degree recognised both locally and internationally
- Study internationally-acclaimed Irish medical education at a local price
About RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC)
RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC), previously known as Penang Medical College (PMC), was first established in 1996. Established by two leading universities in Ireland – Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and University College Dublin (UCD), it is Malaysia’s first accredited private medical institution.
RUMC currently offers a wide range of medical related programmes at the pre-university, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Listed as an Irish medical university, RUMC graduates are conferred with a medical degree from the National University of Ireland (NUI) which is recognised by the Irish Medical Council (IMC) and the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC). This enables the graduates to practise in the USA, the UK, Ireland, Canada and others by the ECFMG and FAIMER.
RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC) Ranking & Reputation
RCSI and UCD are internationally recognised institutions. Both are top institutions in Irish medical education. UCD is also ranked at 173 in the world for the QS World University Rankings 2022. Both institutions are ranked in the 201 - 250 ranking for TIMES Higher World University Rankings 2023.
Why Study at RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC)
Upon graduation, RUMC students will be conferred with an international medical degree from the National University of Ireland
Quality Medical Education
Learn medicine from the top two leading medical schools in Ireland – Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and University College Dublin (UCD)
Reap the benefit of an international syllabus and recognition at a local price
The RUMC campus is located in the middle of the bustling city of Georgetown, Penang and can be easily accessed via car and buses. Within its vicinity are many amenities and facilities such as shopping malls, hypermarkets, and a wide range of eateries.
RUMC is noted for its high quality medical programmes that are recognised both in and outside of Malaysia. Check out the list of programmes offered by RUMC here.
RUMC offers a number of full scholarships for those interested in studying its Medicine programme. Here are some of RUMC scholarships.