Community Medicine, M.Sc. | University Sains Malaysia | George Town, Malaysia
12 months
3150 USD/year
1790 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Community Medicine is offered at the School of Medical Sciences from University Sains Malaysia.


At Community Medicine from University Sains Malaysia the School of Medical Sciences from University Sains Malaysia offers a wide range of postgraduate programs which mainly focus on medical and health related disciplines. There are three different modes of postgraduate studies: Coursework Mode, Mixed Mode, and Research Mode.

What you'll study

There are 25 clinical specialty programs offered, comprised of 7 medical-based, 7 surgical-based, 6 laboratory-based as well as 5 public health programs. Other programs include the Master of Science in Community Medicine, Master of Cognitive Neurosciences, Master of Psychology (Clinical), Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) and Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology).

We also offer an extensive list of Mixed Mode and Research Mode programs, to meet your study needs and interests. The range of highly experienced and skillful supervisors ensures that your study experience will be enjoyable.

Research thrust areas include:

  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Biostatistics
  • Obesity: Prevention and Control, Nutritional, Nutrition and Aging, Breastfeeding
  • High Risk Pregnancy, Smoking
  • Community Medicine
  • Occupational health

Programme Structure

Research Thrust Areas

  • Public Health and Health Service, Geriatric Health, Evaluation of Management Health Services, Accident Prevention
  • Health Personal Education, Problem-Based Learning, Community-Based Learning
  • Public Health and Epiderminology, Control of Diarrhoea Diseases, Health Effects of Pesticides Among Tobacco Planters
  • Geriatric health, Evaluation of Management health services
  • Maternal and Child Health, Community Health Development
  • Malariology and Tropical Medicine, Public Health, Epidemiology of Communicable Diseases and Tropical diseases surveillance system, Sport Sciences and Fitness
  • Control and Prevention, Management of Common Tropical and Infectious Diseases

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A MBBS/MD or equivalent degree
  • BSc in Medical Sciences/Biotechnology/Biology/ Chemistry/Physics or other related fields from a recognised university.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1575 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    1790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 895 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National (Part Time): 3585 MYR
  • International (Part Time): 1425 USD

Living costs for George Town

1755 - 2203 MYR /month
Living costs

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


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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