About Perdana University


Officially launched in 2011, the current Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was the Founding Chancellor of Perdana University. This strong partnership with the Malaysian government means that we are committed to delivering programmes of exceptional quality.

With world-renowned institutions, agencies and organisations as our partners, Perdana University offers premier programmes of quality that are benchmarked against international standards. All our programmes meet the requirements of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and other international professional accrediting agencies.





About Perdana University



  • Scholarships up to RM200,000 for eligible students in particular courses.
  • You will be mentored by an academic team consisting of dedicated and internationally experienced academicians.
  • You will be exposed to the advanced medical facilities such as the anatomy museum and the skills lab, as well as work with high-tech medical dummies and much more.
  • You will be greatly exposed to an international network of health science experts and clinicians.




Our Programmes



Foundation in Science


Recognised and fully accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) this course prepares students for any Health Science degree locally and internationally.




Medical Degree Programme (5+0) in collaboration with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)

This is the only medical programme in Malaysia where all 5 years are offered fully locally (5+0). The programme awards the Bachelor of Medicine (MB), Bachelor of Surgery (BCh) and Bachelor of the Art of Obstetrics (BAO) licentiate diploma of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (LRCP&SI).




Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Occupational Therapy

This programme is designed to produce professionals with knowledge and skills that are blended. The training provided in this programme will ensure that you have the necessary skills to meet the global demand, with great career opportunities.



Doctor of Medicine Programme (4+0) Graduate Entry Medical Degree

Teaching and learning in the first two years is targeted at students being provided with a strong footing in the basic medical sciences while being provided with early clinical exposure. The final two years is carried out by a series of clinical internships in the various medical and surgical disciplines.





Postgraduate Diploma in Bioinformatics

Empowering bioscientists with the ability to develop and apply innovative bioinformatics solutions to tackle biological problems.








Master of Science in Public Health

This programme is suitable for medical doctors, researchers, nurses, paramedics, nutritionists, bio-technologists and other allied health professionals.







Master of Science in Bioinformatics

Students who undertake this programme would receive first-hand experience in the research world, learn the core elements of academia and work alongside their peers in a multi-disciplinary collaborative platform.





Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Perdana University aims to provide the highest level of training by thesis to our PhD candidates in the health sciences in order to strengthen the teaching and research capacity both nationally and globally.






Upcoming Intakes


Medical Degree Programme (5+0) in collaboration with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) | Sept 2018/ Sept 2019
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Occupational Therapy | Sept 2018 / April 2019
Doctor of Medicine Programme (4+0) Graduate Entry Medicine | Sept 2018/ Sept 2019
Postgraduate Diploma in Bioinformatics | Sept 2018/ Sept 2019
Master of Science in Public Health | Sept 2018/ Sept 2019
Master of Science in Bioinformatics | Sept 2018/ Sept 2019
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) | All year long

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