Programme Offered

1. Doctor of Philosophy

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Microbiology
  • Nursing
  • Obstetrics &
  • Gynaecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Paediatrics
  • Parasitology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Surgery
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Anaesthesiology (Master of Medical
    Science only)
  • Genetic Counselling (Master of Medical
    Science only)

Mode of Study: Research
Registration Status: Full Time & *Part Time

*Lectures: During weekdays and office hours (including part time)
Note: International students can apply for full time
programme only.

1. Doctor of Philosophy (Community Health)

Mode of Study: Research
Registration Status: Full Time & *Part Time

*Lectures: During weekdays and office hours (including part time)
Note: International students can apply for full time
programme only.

1. Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Education)

Mode of Study: Research
Registration Status: Full Time & *Part Time

*Lectures: During weekdays and office hours (including part time)
Note: International students can apply for full time
programme only.

1. Doctor of Public Health

Mode of Study: Mixed Mode (Coursework & Research)
Registration Status: Full time

 

MEDICINE PROGRAMME

Faculty of Medicine

PROGRAMME SUMMARY

Research mode programme is conducted primarily through research works under supervision of the academic members in the Faculty to produce a full dissertation at the end of the study. It is a broad-based postgraduate degree designed to allow students to pursue research topics in a range of areas and disciplines within the scope of medical science. The research mode enables candidates to acquire the ability to think analytically and has a good understanding of their chosen field of study.

Programme Requirements

A person who intends to apply for a doctoral programme should have the following qualifications:

  1. Master’s Degree from a University or any institution of higher learning recognized by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and/ or have accreditation recognized by a foreign Accreditation Body, or an institution with accreditation as prescribed by a programme;
  1. other qualifications equivalent to a masters degree or other qualifications with experience recognised by the Senate; or
  1. a student currently pursuing full time master’s programme under sub regulation 6 (a) at the University and recommended by the Faculty’s/ Institute’s Graduate Studies Committee for status conversion to a doctoral programme with approval from the Dean/ Director; or
  1. Bachelor Degree with distinction from the University or any institution of higher learning subject to what is prescribed by the Faculty/ Institute and approval by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and/ or with accreditation recognised by a foreign Accreditation Board
  1. any other qualification recognised by the Senate obtained through the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL); or
  1. fulfils other requirements prescribed by the programme (if applicable); and
  1. fulfils requirements of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)

A person who intends to apply for a doctoral programme should have the following qualifications:

  1. Master’s Degree from a University or any institution of higher learning recognized by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and/ or have accreditation recognized by a foreign Accreditation Body, or an institution with accreditation as prescribed by a programme;
  1. other qualifications equivalent to a masters degree or other qualifications with experience recognised by the Senate; or
  1. a student currently pursuing full time master’s programme under sub regulation 6 (a) at the University and recommended by the Faculty’s/ Institute’s Graduate Studies Committee for status conversion to a doctoral programme with approval from the Dean/ Director; or
  1. Bachelor Degree with distinction from the University or any institution of higher learning subject to what is prescribed by the Faculty/ Institute and approval by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and/ or with accreditation recognised by a foreign Accreditation Board
  1. any other qualification recognised by the Senate obtained through the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL); or
  1. fulfils other requirements prescribed by the programme (if applicable); and
  1. fulfils requirements of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

1. An international candidate is required to fulfill the English Language proficiency requirements as follows:

a) Obtained TOEFL (550), IELTS(6) or MUET (4) results which fulfil the score or minimum band requirements prescribed by the programme; or

b) For certain programmes, a candidate is required to sit for an English Proficiency Test (EPT) and if he/she fails to achieve the level specified by the programme, the candidate is required to attend and pass the English Proficiency Module (EPM) in a maximum period of two (2) semesters before he is allowed to register for the study programme. The candidate shall register as a Non Graduating Student.

2. The Faculty/Institute may grant exemption to the requirements specified in subregulation (1) for the international candidate who:

a) will be writing his/her thesis/dissertation in the Malay/ Arabic languages;

b) has the academic qualifications obtained from any local universities recognised by the Senate; or

c) is originally from a country where English is the official language or he/she has the academic qualifications obtained from any higher learning institution which uses English as the medium of instruction.

The candidate may be exempted from the requirements stated in subregulation (2), but the candidate shall sit for the English Proficiency Test (EPT) and if he/she fails to obtain the level specified by the programme, the candidate is required to attend and pass the English Proficiency Module (EPM).

How Much It Will Cost Me

Fully Research Programs – Full Time (Min 6 Sem); Part Time (Min 8 Sem)

Mode Study

Registration

Service & Activity

Tuition Fees

1st Semester

Subsequent Semester

Total Fees

Full Time

1,010

745

3,379

5,134

4,124

25,754

Part Time

885

525

3,435

4,845

3,960

32,565

This program is not offered.

How To Apply
  1. Candidates have to apply online via: http://www.ukm.my/join/
  2. Intake for coursework and mixed mode are open twice a year, which is every October until November (for the next February intake) and every April until May (for the September intake).
  3. Application for research mode programmes can be made any time throughout the year.
  4. The duration for Masters programme requires 2 to 4 semester of study on fulltime basis and 4 to 8 semesters on a parttime basis and for Doctor of Philosophy programme is 6 to 12 semesters on fulltime basis and 8 to 14 semesters on a part-time basis.
Faculty Information

Campus: Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD); Doctor of Philosophy (Community Health); Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Education) & Doctor of Public Health

Duration:

  • Research & Mixed Mode Programme – Full Time (Min 6 Semester) / Part Time (Min 8 Semester)

Contact
Faculty of Medicine
Level 2, Kompleks Pendidikan Perubatan Tuanku Ja’afar
Jalan Yaacob Latif, Bandar Tun Razak
56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Tel: +603 91455041/ 5043
Fax: +603 91456646
Email: salllehsuleiman@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/fper

Contact Us

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Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
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Malaysia

Tel: +603 89118468 / 8389
Fax: +603 89118471 
Email: admission_ppa@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/akademik

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