Perdana University-Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland School of Medicine (PU-RCSI)

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Overview

PU-RCSI School of Medicine, in collaboration with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland offers a five-year undergraduate medical degree programme.  The curriculum features health-promotion as well as disease prevention and treatment.  Students learn to understand the influence of health and disease on the individual, family and society and how to approach clinical conditions in a broad context, appreciating the personal and social dimension as well as the biomedical basis.  PU-RCSI students are exposed to a variety of clinical specialties providing them with comprehensive training in addition to enhancing their career options, both at home and abroad.  Personal and professional development is a key feature throughout the curriculum and focuses strongly on skills and attitudes necessary for practice in today’s healthcare environment.

The school delivers an outcomes-based curriculum, which adheres to the World Federation of Medical Education guidelines, for quality in medical education. Each academic year comprises of two semesters. The curriculum is modularized in three cycles: Junior, Intermediate and Senior. The Faculty comprises of high quality Irish Faculty recruited from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and other outstanding local and international universities.

Students graduating from PU-RCSI School of Medicine are conferred with the primary degrees of the National University of Ireland, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor in the Art of Obstetrics (MB BCh BAO).  In addition, students are also awarded the historical licentiates of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.  The MB BCh BAO degrees are recognized by the Irish Medical Council, the Malaysian Medical Council and other regulatory bodies throughout the world.  The degrees allow the holder to pursue postgraduate training worldwide.

1 GCE A Levels Minimum 1 A and 2 B in any 3 subjects i.e. Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Physics
2 Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) Pass with minimum 1 A and 2B+ in any 3 subjects i.e Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Physics
3 International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB)  36 points excluding bonus points
4 Malaysian University Matriculation Exams  CGPA 3.5 (Out of 4.0) in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics
5 Foundation In Science CGPA 3.5 (Out of 4.0) in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics and course is not less than in the same accredited institutions
6 Monash University Foundation Pre-University Programme (MUFY) Aggregate or Average of 95% or its equivalent and 95% each in any 3 subjects i.e.Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics
7 University Of New South Wales (UNSW) Foundation Aggregate or Average of 95% or ATAR 95% or its equivalent and 95% each in any 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics
8 Trinity College Foundation Studies Aggregate or Average of 95% or ATAR 95% or its equivalent and 95% each in any 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics
9 National Certificate Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 or New Zealand Bursary Average of 95% in any 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics
10 Indian Pre-University Minimum of 80% in each of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics
11 Diploma in Health science CGPA 3.5 (out of 4) and provided he course is not less than 5 semesters or 2 1/2 years in the same accredited institution
12 Degree In medical Science  CGPA 3.3 (Out of 4)
     

 

MUET: Minimum score of Band 4 or IELTS: Minimum score of 6.5 with no individual section lower than 5.5 or TOEFL: Minimum score of 600 (250 computer based or 99 internet based)

Interview: Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview at PU-RCSI School of Medicine

 

Please visit PU-RCSI website for further details on admission process, application requirements and application deadlines.

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Commencement

MB BCh BAO
(Students are conferred with medical degrees of the National University of Ireland, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of the Arts of Obstetrics)

Licentiates LRCP & S(I)
(Graduating students are awarded the historical licentiates of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland)

5 years

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