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MAHSA University’s Master of Medical Sciences is designed primarily for students who can then expect to continue onto doctoral studies (Ph.D., M.D., or the equivalent). Graduates will be able to apply the knowledge gained to real life situations, develop social skills, critical thinking, emphasizing on an integrative and technological understanding of biological systems at all levels and prepares them for a career in research and teaching in the field of Medical and Health sciences.

Graduates become competent in management of ideas, communication, Leadership and be able to evaluate complex issues, plan, implement and publish findings. The programme initiates them into methods of intense study and research in some selected areas of medical sciences.

This curriculum is designed to suit current trends and needs. This is a highly sought-after curriculum combining theoretical learning, e-learning and Practical sessions in laboratories and hospitals. It is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Ministry of Higher Education.

The course is delivered by experienced lecturers in all the fields. The Faculty of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences has 116 qualified & experienced staff in the field of medical sciences.


LEVEL OF STUDY FULL-TIME PART-TIME
MINIMUM MAXIMUM MINIMUM MAXIMUM
Master’s Degree 1.5 years 3 years 3 years 6 years


Programme Structure

SUBJECT CLASSIFICATION CREDIT PERCENTAGE
Core 12 26.7
Elective 10 22.2
Research Project 23 51.1
TOTAL 45 100

YEAR 1 SEM 1: CORE

COURSE NAME COURSE CODE CLASSIFICATION CREDIT VALUE
Research Methodology MMRM 7113 Core 3
Instrumentation MMIN 7111 Core 1
Biosafety MMBS 7111 Core 1
Introduction to Biochemistry MMBC 7111 Core 1
Introduction to Cell Biology MMCB 7111 Core 1
Introduction to Microbiology MMMM 7111 Core 1
Introduction to Physiology MMPY 7111 Core 1
Introduction to Pharmacology MMPM 111 Core 1
Introduction to Immunology MMIM 7111 Core 1
Industrial Attachment MMMIA 7111 Core 1
TOTAL 12 credits

YEAR 1 SEM 2: MICROBIOLOGY ELECTIVE

COURSE NAME COURSE CODE CLASSIFICATION CREDIT VALUE
Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases MMER 7121 Major 1
Neglected Tropical Diseases MMNT 7121 Major 1
Clinical Microbiology MMCM 7122 Major 2
Diagnostic Microbiology MMDM 7123 Major 3
Antimicrobials and Microbial Resistance MMAM 7121 Major 2
Applied Microbiology MMAM 7122 Major 2
TOTAL 10 credits

YEAR 1 SEM 2: PHARMACOLOGY ELECTIVE

COURSE NAME COURSE CODE CLASSIFICATION CREDIT VALUE
Drug Design & Clinical Trials MMDC 7121 Major 1
Autonomic Nervous System MMNA 7122 Major 2
Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems MMCR 7122 Major 2
Gastrointestinal & Muscular Systems MMGM 7121 Major 1
Nervous Systems MMNS 7122 Major 2
Reproductive Endocrine & Metabolic Systems MMRE 7122 Major 2
TOTAL 10 credits

YEAR 1 SEM 2: PHYSIOLOGY ELECTIVE

COURSE NAME COURSE CODE CLASSIFICATION CREDIT VALUE
Cardiorespiratory and Renal Systems MMCR 7123 Major 3
Gastrointestinal, Nutritional, Endocrine and Reproductive system MMGN 7122 Major 2
Integumentary Musculoskeletal and Nervous Systems MMIM 7123 Major 3
Clinical Physiology MMCP 7121 Major 1
Microteaching MMMT 7121 Major 1
TOTAL 10 credits

YEAR 2 SEM 1: RESEARCH

COURSE NAME COURSE CODE CLASSIFICATION CREDIT VALUE
Research Proposal MMRP 7123 Major 3
Research MMRE 72120 Major 20
TOTAL 23 credits

Entry Requirement

BSc in Biomedical Sciences, Life Sciences Health, MBBS/MD, Pharmacy, BDS, Veterinary Sciences or equivalent qualifications with a CGPA ≥ 2.75

BSC not meeting CGPA subjected to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in relevant field or with proof of publication.

MUET Band 3 or IELTS (6.0)/ TOEFL (550)

Career Opportunities

Rewarding careers at:

  • Forensic laboratories

  • Food production companies

  • Medical and Health Services

  • Health Education

  • Health Communication

  • Pharmaceutical Companies

  • Hospitals

  • Universities

  • Forensic Laboratories

  • Food Production Companies

  • Research Institutes

Advantages

The programme, Master of Medical Sciences, is designed in consultation with a panel of local and international experts

Highly qualified, experienced and specialized staff for all Subjects.

Integrated training within the Faculty of Medicine

Tuition fees for the Master of Medical Sciences are kept at an affordable level, to ensure there are little barriers to continuing education.

Spacious certified GLP laboratories with individual bench space & personalized attention

Conventional & modern methods of teaching will enhance their skills

The Master of Medical Sciences is awarded by MAHSA University, a leader in Medical and Health Science Education in Malaysia, in its spacious go green eco-friendly campus which is nearer to LRT Putra Heights

High employability rate

Fees are affordable with AffinBank/RHB bank loans made available