AIMST University now offers a Master of Science (M.Sc) in Human Anatomy. This innovative programme provides solid foundation in human anatomy as a basis for teaching, as well as basic and applied research. It considers all aspects of human anatomy and incorporates local requirements as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. This programme has been developed to provide postgraduate training in human anatomy and is intended for students graduating from life sciences and related disciplines who wish to extend their knowledge of anatomy and / or who wish to pursue a career in the anatomical sciences.
Bachelor of Dental Surgery, MBBS, Bachelor from the following areas:
Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Nursing, Biomedicine, Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics from any accredited institution.
|Duration||2 year full-time study on campus|
|Language of Instruction||English|
Components of the Programme
|Year 1||Introduction to Health Professional [1 Credit, MQF Level 7] Human Anatomy (a composite of the following taught module with lab components) [Compulsorymodules : Anatomy of Musculoskeletal, Nuerovascular, Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Gastrointestinal, Endocrine, Reproductive, Central Nervous System and Renal Systems, Anatomical Techniques, Human Genetics and Clinical Anatomy; Elective modules: Comparative Anatomy, Radiological Anatomy, Forensic Anatomy and Medical Imaging]|
|Year 2||Research Methods, Biostatistics & Ethics (taught module; 2.5 Credits); Research Projects; Seminar on Advanced Topics & Journal Club (0.5 Credit), Training & Assessment [all at MQF Level 7]|
Foundation Programme (4 months)
This programme consists of three taught modules : Fundamentals in Humans Anatomy, Human Physiology and Medical Biochemistry [total 15 Core Credits at Malaysian Qualification Framework (MQF) Level 6]. The Foundation Programme is optional for those whose entry qualification is MBBS, BDS, B.Pharm or Biomedicine; candidates whose primary qualification is not one of the above degrees must undergo this programme.
There is an examination at the end of the Foundation Programme, 3 theory papers and a practical exam paper at the Year 1, one written paper in Research Methods and Biostatistics in Year 2. Successful completion of a report of research project and defence of this project is also required for graduation.
• Undergraduate teaching in Medical, Dental, Pharmacy, Nursing and Physiotherapy schools
• Further research leading to a PhD
The Application Form can be downloaded.
Complete application forms should be accompanied by:
• 2 passport size photographs (8 for international applications)
• 1 certified true copy of Identify Card
• Non-refundable processing fee of RM100 (USD150 for international applicants) made payable to
“AIMST SDN BHD REV A/C” in the form of bank draft / postal order / money order
• Certified true copy of Bachelor’s degree, academic transcript or other relevant result
Dates and Deadlines
• One signed hard copy of the application and enclosures required complete in all respects must be received
by the Friday of the first week of August each year (for those qualified to directly enter Year 1 of this
programme, see Entry Requirement above) and by the Friday of the first week of December each year
(for those qualified to directly enter Year 1 of this Programme)
• Foundation Programme commences in mid-August each year
• Year 1 Human Anatomy Programme commences in the first week of January each year