PG Requirements

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Thank you for your kind interest in the Postgraduate Programmes available in the Kulliyyah of Medicine, IIUM. 
 
1. The postgraduate programmes (Non-Clinical) currently offered by the Kulliyyah are:
 
    a) Master of Medical Sciences (MMDSc) by Coursework & Research (Semester 1 
        ONLY)
        Specialization:
        Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Parasitology and Biochemistry.
 
    b) Master of Medical Sciences (MMDSc) by Research Only 
        Specialization: 
        Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Parasitology, Biochemistry,  
        Pathology, Molecular Biology, Medical Genetics, Immunology, Cytology, Perioperative and 
        Critical Care Science, Public Health, Orthopedic Research, Audiology Sciences and 
        Medical Education
 
    c) Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Sciences (P_MDS) by Research Only      
        Specialization:
        Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Parasitology, Biochemistry, 
        Pathology, Molecular Biology, Medical Genetics, Immunology, Cytology, Perioperative and 
        Critical Care Science, Public Health, Orthopedic Research, Audiology Sciences and 
        Medical Education
A student pursuing a programme that requires research work must prepare a research proposal that provides the outline of the research, the research methodology and major references. 
 
2. The Clinical Specialist Training Programmes are:
    a) Master of Orthopaedics Surgery
    b) Master of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    c) Master of Surgery (General Surgery)
    d) Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    e) Master of Medicine (Family Medicine)
    f)  Master of Medicine (Anaesthsiology)
    g) Master of Medicine (Radiology)  
 
THERE ARE CONDITIONAL OFFER FOR INTERNATIONAL CANDIDATES for the Clinical Postgraduate programme:
 
The Kulliyyah would like to recommend the applicant as a candidate for the Master program by Clinical Specialist Training (Full Time) subject to the pre-requisite criteria for the program listed as below:
 
a) Sit for Examination for Provisional Registration (EPR) under the Malaysian Medical Council, if 
    the University is not recognize by the Malaysian Medical Council (http://www.mmc.gov.my/)
b) Candidate must have clinical experience of at least 1-2 years (not inclusive of 
    housemanship).
c) Sit and pass the entrance exam for the relevant program. 
d) Attend entrance interview after passing the entrance exam.
e) Apply the MMC registration within 3 months of provisional acceptance into the program.
f)  Pre-Admission attachment for duration of three (3) months to six (6) months depending on 
    the recommendation by the interview panel.
 
 
 3. The application procedures, requirements and also course duration can be found at: 
http://www.iium.edu.my/cps and the fees can be found at: http://www.iium.edu.my/medicine
 
 
4. English Language Proficiency: 
 
Applicants are required to present a valid certificate for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) or the IIUM administered English Placement Test (EPT) with required minimum scores as shown below:
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENT (MMDSC & PhDMDSc):
Type of Programme Minimum Score (TOEFL) Minimum Score (IELTS) Minimum Score (EPT)
ALL
Paper based : 500
Computer based: 173
Internet based: 60
5.0
Overall band score
5.0
Overall band score
 
For those who do not have IELTS/TOEFL, they still can apply for the programme, whereby the university are providing the English Placement Test (EPT) in the Ta’aruf (Orientation) week.
 
For further details, kindly contact:
 
Jarifah Aman
Executive Officer
Office of the Deputy Dean (Postgraduate & Research)
Kulliyyah of Medicine
International Islamic University Malaysia 
Bandar Indera Mahkota
25200 Kuantan
Pahang Darul Makmur 
Email: jarifah@iium.edu.my / pgmedic@iium.edu.my
Tel No    : + 6 09-570 4410 (DL)
Fax No   : + 6 09 571 6546
HP No    : + 6 019 955 5253