RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC)

George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Quick Facts

  • 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)

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International Degree
Upon graduation, RUMC students will be conferred with an international medical degree from the National University of Ireland

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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)

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Locally-priced Education
Reap the benefit of an international syllabus and recognition at a local price


Campus Location

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.


Courses Offered

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.

RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC)

George Town, Pulau Pinang

Foundation in Science

Intake

Jun

Fees

RM30,000

RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC)

George Town, Pulau Pinang

Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Intake

Jul, Sep

Fees

RM620,000


Scholarships

RUMC offers a number of full scholarships for those interested in studying its Medicine programme. Here are some of RUMC scholarships.

RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC)

George Town, Pulau Pinang

Full Scholarship - Medicine

Amount

100% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Bachelor's Degree

RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC)

George Town, Pulau Pinang

Partial Scholarship - Medicine

Amount

20% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Bachelor's Degree

RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC)

George Town, Pulau Pinang

Foundation in Science Scholarships

Amount

Up to 50% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Foundation