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Orthopaedics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #159 (QS) Bandar Labuan, Malaysia
The program of Master of Surgery (Orthopaedics) is offered to produce more experts in the field of Orthopaedics to meet the high demand for public and private sectors of professionals’ human resources with the expertise in the field of Orthopaedics thereby reducing the ratio of orthopaedic specialists to the population.
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The program can also increase the number of academics for the doctoral program in the field of orthopaedic medicine in the public or private institutions. The program also provides career advancement opportunities to the surgical medical officers in Malaysia with the existence of more specific training opportunities.The program aims to increase the number of orthopaedic specialists who are able to conduct relevant research-related health problems in the field of Orthopaedics in Malaysia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Orthopedic
  • General Orthopedics

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Candidates must have Doctor of Medicine (MD) or equivalent qualification recognized by the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC)
  • Candidates also must be fully registered with the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC)
  • Candidates must have clinical experience of not less than two (2) 
  • Aged under 35 years
  • Fluent in English and have a minimum score of 600 for TOEFL and 6.5 for IELTS
  • To submit relevant documents for verification and review university
  • Fulfill the university and Ministry of Health Malaysia requirement 

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3486 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1743 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1194 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 597 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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2400 for national students.

7000 for international students.


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