48 months
2207 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This Sports Medicine programme from University of Malaya aims to produce graduates, who are highly skilled or experts in the work of prevention and treatment of sports injuries among those undergoing physical activity. 


This programme is a structured programme with specific course requirements, which must be met before a candidate is, bestowed a degree. This programme is fully accredited by the Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) and the Ministry has also awarded scholarships or paid leave during their course. Currently, the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, has 24 Sports Medicine Specialists in the field of Sports Medicine.

This Sports Medicine programme is a four year postgraduate clinical programme, only offered in University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. The programme is supervised by a team of experienced Sports Physicians/Sports Medicine Lecturers, guiding the Master of Sports Medicine students, achieving clinical skills required. This programme also emphasizes on evidence based medicine as well as a holistic approach in managing the Sports Medicine issues.

Career Opportunity

  • As a Physician/Specialist in Sports Medicine and registered under the Malaysian National Specialist Registry.
  •  As a Medical Lecturer in Universities offering undergraduates, a Bachelor’s Degree in medical programmer or postgraduate Master of Sports Medicine.
  • Positions requiring experts in Sports Medicine knowledge and practice.


To become a Centre of Excellence in the field of Sports Medicine.


To become a premier Medical Centre that is world renowned and to provide excellent health care, education and research programmes delivered with efficiency, sensitivity and enthusiasm.


To produce Sports Physicians and Sports Medicine Specialists with a high level of knowledge, clinical competence, with an understanding of social responsibilities, function effectively and contribute to the national health system with high professional ethics and integrity.

Programme Structure

Curriculum includes:

Stage I in the first year of study comprising:

  • Basic Sciences related to Sports Medicine and any other clinical discipline in relation to Sports Medicine; and
  • assignments.
Stage II in the second, third and fourth years of study comprising:
  • advanced training and clinical postings in areas related to Sports Medicine including an elective posting or postings of the candidate's choice subject to the approval of the Department responsible for the candidate's programme of study;
  • advanced training in areas of Sports Management, Ethics and Special Population;
  • assignments;
  • the keeping of a log book by the candidate to document tasks undertaken; and
  • research

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.

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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.
  • Other requirements
  • Qualifies for registration as a medical practitioner under the Medical Act 1971 (Act 50) of Malaysia; and
  • Satisfies the Department responsible for the candidate's programme of study in an Entrance Evaluation recognised by the Faculty.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    2207 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8829 USD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • Local: RM 39,500

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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