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Family Medicine, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #651 (QS) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Master of Family Medicine programme offered at the Universiti Teknologi Mara clinical apprenticeship training programme is aimed at progressive mastery of knowledge, skills and attitude, increasing responsibilities and independence
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The Master of Family Medicine programme is offered at the Universiti Teknologi Mara is for medical officers who intend to pursue a higher degree in their respective disciplines. Candidates will have to undergo between 3-6 months postings in various specialties within the discipline.

Thus, a candidate who aspires to be in the programme must possess a medical degree recognized by the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) in order to obtain a Temporary Practicing Certificate (TPC). 

Assessment is in the form of a log book, supervisory report, theory and clinical examinations as well as a dissertation based on clinical research. 

Programme Structure

Upon completion of the training, including acquiring the required competencies, the candidate will be awarded a degree and recognized as a specialist in the respective discipline.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      8 semesters

    • Average part-time duration 84 months
    • Duration description

      14 semesters

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

  • Recognized medical degree and possess a full registration(APC) with Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) or Temporary Practicing Certificate (TPC) for international graduates.
  • Minimum one-year post - registration clinical experience as approved by the University Senate.
  • Passed entrance evaluation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1168 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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International Tuition Fees Per semester (RM):4,840 

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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