Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
- Field Of Study:
- Health, Medicine & Welfare
- Level Of Study:
- Course Subject:
- Course Intake:
- August, March
This programme focuses on preparing students with extensive knowledge in medical sciences and clinical skills, to produce qualified and competent medical professionals who are equipped for the latest practices and developments in the industry. The curriculum places a strong emphasis on clinical training. Adopting an integrated problem-based curriculum, the programme is structured in two phases: Pre-Clinical (Phase 1) and Clinical Training (Phase 2).
Phase 1 (Year 1 & 2) – Taylor’s University
This phase focuses on the fundamental knowledge of medical sciences with exposure to clinical medicine, and is undertaken at Taylor’s University. Students will have access to specialised lab facilities and gain clinical training at local hospitals. Students will be taught history taking and physical examination techniques using both simulated patients and models, where they will learn how to identify patients’ problems and propose investigation plans for the patients. Upon completion of Phase 1, students will be equipped with knowledge in basic medical sciences and clinical skills.
Phase 2 (Year 3-5) – Taylor’s University and selected hospital
Phase 2 involves clinical rotations at designated hospitals from the Ministry of Health (MOH), where students will gain hands-on experience with patients. During Phase 2, students are rotated in all clinical disciplines required for undergraduate training, i.e. Internal Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Psychiatry, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine and Anaesthesia & Intensive Care. Students will also gain further insight into fields of specialisation that may be of interest to them.
A Holistic Curriculum
- Encourage independent thinking and an investigative technique to medicine, through tutorials combined with student-centred experiential learning.
- Exposure to medical research and opportunity to pursue studies in areas of medical science that is of interest, via Special Study Module (SSM) and Research Project.
- Adopts self-directed learning supervised by lecturers, which includes seminars and problem-based learning sessions that equip students with lifelong learning skills.
Extensive Clinical Exposure
- Understanding of history taking and physical examination techniques using both simulated patients and models, through clinical exposure as early as Year 1 that allows students to apply basic medical sciences to clinical practice.
- Exposure to people of different demographics, background, cultures and environments through the Clinical Elective module in Year 4, providing them with better understanding of the community’s health and medical needs.
- Exposure to Clinical Clerkship in final semester, which prepares students for their two-year housemanship after graduation. This 24-week clinical clerkship encompasses the same departments that will be covered during their housemanship, rotating students between departments on a 4-week basis, i.e. Internal Medicine, Paediatrics, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Emergency Medicine and Orthopaedics.
- Taylor’s Foundation in Science (FIS) : Pass with CGPA 3.00 in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics with at least GPA 3.00 in Biology and Chemistry
- Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) : BBB, ABC or AAC in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics with at least B in Biology and Chemistry
- Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) : Min. B4 in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Advanced Mathematics
- A Levels : Min. BBB, ABC or AAC in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics with at least B in Biology and Chemistry
- South Australian Matriculation (SAM) /The Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) : ATAR 80 with at least Grade B each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics
- Canadian Pre-University (CPU) /
Canadian International Matriculation Programme /Canadian Grade 12/13 /Ontario Secondary School Diploma Grade 12 : Min. average of 80% in 6 subjects with 80% each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics
- International Baccalaureate (IB) : Min. 30 points including 2 science subjects / Mathematics at Higher Level (HL) and 1 science subject at Standard Level (SL) with a min. 4 points each in Biology, Chemistry and Physics / Mathematics
- Matriculation in Science(by Ministry of Education Malaysia) : Pass with CGPA 3.00 in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics with at least GPA 3.00 in Biology and Chemistry
- Other Qualifications** : Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis
- IELTS : Band 6.0
- TOEFL : 79 (Internet Based Test)
- MUET : Band 4
- UEC English : B4
- O Level : Grade C
- 1119 (GCE-O) : Grade B
All eligible candidates are required to attend an interview.
Prior to admission, students are required to undergo a medical examination to ensure they are in good health and free of transmissible diseases. They also need to comply with the immunisation and infection risk policy.
- Medical Officer
- House Officer
- Professor / Lecturer
- International Aid /Development Worker