Medical Ethics

Universiti Teknologi Mara

18 months
2336 USD/year
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The Master of Medical Ethics from Universiti Teknologi Mara is currently the only one in Malaysia and takes into consideration the growing need to enhance knowledge and skills in medical ethics and law. It is offered over three (3) semesters with a single intake in September each year. 

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For semesters 1 and 2, there are four compulsory and one elective module. In semester 3, a student has to prepare a dissertation based on research interest in the relevant field. 

The Master of Medical Ethics from Universiti Teknologi Mara programme is suitable for those with medical or law degrees and other health professionals, especially those working in the enforcement division in the health sector, legal units involving medical litigation and research units where ethical issues are prominent.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Tortious and Criminal Issues Related to Medical Practice
  • Medical Ethics Philosophy and Practice Related Aspects
  • Ethical Issues in Critical Care, Medical Responsibility and the Law
  • Research Methodology
  • Environment Health and Other Public Health Laws
  • Health Policy and Law, Religion and Medicine & Digital MedicineK
  • Medical Litigation (Civil and Criminal Procedures)
  • Medical Litigation (Law and Evidence)
  • Specialties and Related Issues

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Medical Practitioner (MBBS or equivalent)
  • Legal practitioner (LLB or equivalent) OR
  • Recognized B. SC. (or equivalent) in a health-related discipline

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1168 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.

International Tuition Fees Per semester (RM):4,840 


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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