Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia. It consists of thirteen states and three federal territories and has a total landmass of 329,847 square kilometres (127,350 sq mi) separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo. Land borders are shared with Thailand, Indonesia, and Brunei, and maritime borders exist with Singapore, Vietnam, and the Philippines. The capital city is Kuala Lumpur, while Putrajaya is the seat of the federal government. Malaysia has been a destination for students from Asia pacific to study medicine..
Medical Schools in Malaysia generally offer a five-year undergraduate program for future doctors. Medical Educationin Malaysia is offered by institutions, few of which are foreign owned / Malaysian campuses of foreign universities. This includes few run by Indian managements like Melaka Manipal Medical College, Melaka.
Entry to the medical schools is competitive. Courses last five or six years. The medical program is usually divided into 3 phases. Phase 1 consists of the first two years of the programme involving integrated teaching and learning of the relevant basic medical sciences. Phase II (Year 3) and Phase III (Year 4 and Year 5) involves clinical skills development and subsequently consolidation of clinical clerkship in the various clinical disciplines.
|S No||Medical College / University||City|
|1||Allianze University College of Medical Sciences||Penang|
|2||Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology (AIMST)||Bedong|
|3||International Islamic University Malaysia Kulliyyah of Medicine||Kuantan|
|4||International Medical University Faculty of Medicine and Health||Kuala Lumpur|
|5||Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences||Bandar Sunway|
|6||Melaka-Manipal Medical College||Melaka|
|7||Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine||Serdang|
|8||Royal College of Medicine Perak||Ipoh|
|9||UCSI University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences||Kuala Lumpur|
|10||Universiti Putra Malaysia Fakulti Peruatan dan Sains Kesihatan||Selangor Darul Ehsan|
|11||Universiti Teknologi Mara Faculty of Medicine||Shah Alam|
Studying Medicine in Malaysia could cost from INR 70 Lakhs – 1.5 Crore overall inclusive of tuition fee, food, accommodation, etc for 5 Years.
Scholarships are available for hardworking students based on merit and academic performance.
Students should apply at least 3 months prior to the course start date for successful admissions. The documents required for application are:
The documents required and process flow may vary from time to time. Kindly contact My MBBS Abroad team for updated information and assistance on your application and subsequent process
The Student Visa (Student Pass) Applications for Malaysia comes under VDR (With Reference) category, where the student should first apply and get an admission from any recognized university / college in Malaysia.
Students need to submit the following documents for the visa process, which generally takes 2 – 3 days to complete:
My MBBS Abroad team would do the complete process on behalf of the student.