Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)


RCSI is one of the four mutually recognised surgical colleges in the UK and Ireland, with more than 3,000 students from 60 countries. This 5-year programme helps students to gain the fundamental knowledge and skills required to deliver the highest quality and safe patient care. This course will also hone you to be expert communicators capable of interacting and empathising effectively with their patients.



Medical Degree Programme (PU-RCSI)


In the Medical Degree Programme (PU-RCSI), we deliver a programme similar to that offered by RCSI in Ireland right here in Malaysia. Graduates will be highly capable of meeting the country’s healthcare needs by learning from passionate lecturers who deliver their best in every class.

PU-RCIS combines elements of traditional didactic teaching with problem-based learning in classes, producing a unique, hybrid approach in conducting medical classes. You will constantly participate in skills workshops, tutorials, theatre attendance and ward attendance.

You will be awarded with qualifications recognised by the Malaysian and European regulatory authorities such as the degree of Bachelor of Medicine (MB), Bachelor of Surgery (BCh) and Bachelor of the Art of Obstetrics (BAO) as well as the licentiate diploma of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (LRCP&SI).



What Makes This Programme Top Choice


Complete the cost-effective 5-year medical degree programme in Malaysia.

Obtain learning experience in major Malaysia Hospitals including Hospital Kuala Lumpur.

Awards bachelor of medicine, surgery and art of obstetrics.

Be a competent medical professional equipped with knowledge of various arenas of medicine.



Save Cost, Save Time, and Become a World-Class Doctor!


Why Perdana University?




Attractive Scholarships Available for Students.



Focussed Classrooms with Low Student-Lecturer Ratio.



Top Recognised Medical University Locally & Internationally.



The Only University In Malaysia to Provide a 5+0 Irish Medical Degree.




Popular Scholarships


We are proud to announce that both Malaysian and International students are eligible to apply for Perdana University Scholarships*. Fill in your details below to learn more.
  • Perdana University-Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (PU-RCSI) 5+0 Medical Degree – Scholarships RM50,000*.
  • Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) Scholarship Award
  • The National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN)

*Only applicable to Malaysian students. Terms & Conditions apply.



Curriculum Structure


Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) School of Medicine.


First Semester Second Semester
Year 1 JC1 Systems Based Programme
Basic biomedical sciences applied to medicine plus clinical competencies.
JC2 Systems Based Programme
Basic biomedical sciences applied to medicine plus clinical competencies.
Year 2 JC3 Systems Based Programme
Basic biomedical sciences applied to medicine plus clinical competencies.
IC1 Systems Based Programme
Medicine, Surgery, Pathology, Microbiology, Therapeutics, Clinic Competence.
Year 3 IC2 Systems Based Programme
Surgery, Pathology, Microbiology, Therapeutics, Clinic Competence.
IC3 Systems Based Programme
SSC, Elderly Medicine, Musculosketal Medicine, Advance Skills Training.
Year 4 SC1 Clinical Attachments
Medicine / Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics / Gynaecology / Neonatology, Psychiatry, General Practice, Online Opthalmology, Online Prescribing
Year 5 SC2 Clinical Attachments
Medicine / Surgery, Sub-Intership, Ophthalmology, ENT, Essentials of Clinical Prictice


Meet the Leadership Team


RCSI

Prof. Michael Larvin,
Dean, Perdana University – Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland


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Prof. Dr. Andrew Law,
Academic Lead, Professor of Psychiatry


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Prof. Dr. Anthony Cummins,
Academic Lead, Associate Professor of Family Medicine


RCSI

Prof. Dr. Olivia Tee,
Academic Lead, Associate Professor in Pharmacology



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Prof. Dr. Karen Morgan,
Deputy Dean, Academic Lead in Psychology & Behavioural Sciences


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Prof. Dr. Christina Liew,
Academic Lead, Associate Professor in Clinical Competencies


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Prof. Dr. Jeevan Kumar,
Academic Lead, Associate Professor in Biochemistry


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Prof. Dr. John Price,
Academic Lead, Associate Professor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology



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Prof. Dr. N. B. Reddy,
Academic Lead, Professor of Anatomy


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Prof. Dr. Warren Thomas,
Academic Lead, Associate Professor of Physiology


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Prof. Dr. Frances Meagher,
Academic Lead, Associate Professor in Medicine


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Prof. Dr. Wong Chee Piau,
Academic Lead, Professor in Paediatrics



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Prof. Dr. Mohamed Rusli Abdullah,
Academic Lead, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health


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Prof. Dr. Raghu Varadarajan,
Academic Lead, Associate Professor of Surgery


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Prof. Dr. Venkatesh R. Naik,
Academic Lead, Associate Professor of Pathology





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