About Perdana University


Perdana University opened its doors in 2011, with the current Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as the Founding Chancellor. Having established a strong partnership with the Malaysian government, the university is committed to delivering programmes of exceptional quality.

Perdana University offers premier programmes that are benchmarked against international standards. All programmes meet the requirements of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and other international professional accreditation agencies.







Why Perdana University?





  • Attractive scholarships for students in selected courses.
  • Mentoring by internationally experienced academicians.
  • Exposure to sophisticated medical facilities: anatomy museum, skills lab & high-tech medical dummies.
  • Obtain valuable exposure 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. Stand a chance to study abroad with the Medical Degree Programme 5+0 in collaboration with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.




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 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 a fair balance of knowledge and skills. The training in this programme will ensure that you have the necessary skills to meet the global demand. Receive professional accreditation and enjoy great career opportunities upon completion of the programme.



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

This programme is the first and only Graduate Entry Medical programme in Malaysia. It follows an US-style curriculum and will prepare you to sit for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). This programme consists of a unique combination of our exclusive content and student freedom, flexibility, full-time access, and support from our panel of expert lecturers.




Postgraduate Diploma in Bioinformatics

In this programme, aspiring bioscientists are empowered with the ability to develop and apply innovative bioinformatics solutions to tackle biological problems.








Master of Science in Public Health

A programme specifically designed for all medical and allied health professionals who are looking for career progression and building a rewarding future.







Master of Science in Bioinformatics

This programme provides students with a first-hand research experience where they learn the core elements of academia and work with their peers in a multi-disciplinary collaborative platform.







Doctor of
Philosophy (PhD)

Become an expert in health sciences through this programme where we provide the highest level of training by thesis to PhD candidates to strengthen their teaching and research capacity.





Upcoming Intakes


Foundation in Science | April, July, Sept 2019
Medical Degree Programme (5+0) in collaboration with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) | Sept 2019
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Occupational Therapy | May, Sept 2019
Doctor of Medicine Programme (4+0) Graduate Entry Medicine | Sept 2019
Master of Science in Public Health | Sept 2019
Postgraduate Diploma in Bioinformatics | May, Sept 2019
Master of Science in Public Health | Sept 2019
Master of Science in Bioinformatics | Sept 2019
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) | All year long
Master of Science in Bioinformatics by Research | All year long
Master of Science in Bioinformatics by Coursework | Sept 2019
Perdana University School of Occupational Therapy - Degree Conversion | April 2019
Master of Science in Translational Medicine by Research | All year long

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