Rehabilitation Medicine (MRehabMed)

University of Malaya

48 months
14744 USD/year
2200 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This Master of Rehabilitation Medicine (MRehabMed) training program in University of Malaya is a 4-year postgraduate clinical program. UM is the only institution in Malaysia providing this program and it is supervised by a team of medical lecturers and consultants who guide residents in the knowledge and skills necessary for rehabilitation of a wide range of disorders.


There are specific patient subsets included in the Rehabilitation Medicine special area of interest. For example (the list is not exhaustive); Rehabilitation (rehabilitation after a wide range of neurological disorders ie stroke, acquired brain injury, brain tumorous, intramuscular diseases, Parkinson’s disease), Spinal cord injury rehabilitation, Rehabilitation of musculature and soft tissue disorders, Pediatric rehabilitation, Pain rehabilitation, Amputee Rehabilitation, Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and Vestibule rehabilitation.

This Rehabilitation Medicine (MRehabMed) program will provide medical graduates capable of combining the latest and evidence-based medicine rehabilitation approach with the optimum patient care standards that is the trademark of University of Malaya excellence in medicine.

Career Opportunity

Diverse career options in an internationally recognized tertiary medical and training center

  • As a physician/specialist in Rehabilitation Medicine and registered under the Malaysian National Specialist Registry
  • As a medical lecturer in Universities offering postgraduate Master in Rehabilitation Medicine program
  • As a consultant in organizations requiring experts in Rehabilitation Medicine knowledge and practices
  • Research opportunities in addition to clinical practice for those inclined.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic and Applied Sciences of Rehabilitation Medicine; 
  • Principles, Concepts and Practice of Rehabilitation Medicine; 
  • Rotational postings in disciplines related to Rehabilitation Medicine;
  • The keeping of a log book by the candidate to document tasks undertaken 
  • Continuous assessments as prescribed by the Department

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of the University or an equivalent medical qualification approved by the Senate; and
  • At least one year of post-full registration clinical experience approved by the Senate.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58979 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    2200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8802 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • 36,070 RM - Local
  • 241,670 RM - International


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Rehabilitation Medicine (MRehabMed)
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