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Surgery (MSurg), Master

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #87 (QS) ,
The word ‘surgery’ is derived from the Greek Churriguera meaning ‘hand work’. The exact art and the subtle science that is demanded from experts in this field is clearly illustrated in the Master of Surgery programmer offered by UM.


The programmer is committed to increasing future experts in the field of surgery. Students are exposed to the finer points of surgery, as well as equipped with comprehensive preparation in the fundamentals. Students will be able to improve the care of surgical patients, and effectively addresses the demands of practicing surgeons, surgery residents, medical students, surgical patients, and the public.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Applied Basic Sciences 
  • Principles of Surgery
  • Accident and Emergency
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Intensive Care

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic 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

    14748 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58979 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    2196 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8802 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 36,070 RM - Local
  • 241,670 RM - International

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

  • 2210 - 3820 MYR/month
    Living Costs

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


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