University Putra Malaysia

48 months
2249 USD/year
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The program of Master of Surgery (Orthopaedics) at the University Putra Malaysia 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.


The program in Orthopaedics at the University Putra Malaysia 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

  • Phase I is for one (1) year. This phase includes Foundations of Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Orthopedic.
  • Phase II is for one (1) year. This phase consists of General Orthopedics, Trauma, Elective Surgery and Research Project.
  • Phase III is for two (2) years. This phase includes the Advanced Orthopedics and Research Projects.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

  • 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) years after the full registration with the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) in which two years must be in the field of surgery that has at least six months of experience in the field of orthopedic surgery
  • In addition to the above requirements, candidates from abroad are also require: Aged under 35 years;  Fluent in English and have a minimum score of 600 for TOEFL and 6.5 for IELTS; 

Tuition Fee

  • National

    2249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8996 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.

40,400  RM for national students.


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