Doctor of Medicine - Allianze Unversity College of Medical Sciences (MD AUCMS)

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KPT/JPS/ N/721/6/0007

aucms2 copy_copyThe MD AUCMS is a pioneering AUCMS medical degree program, the first of its kind accorded by the university. The student will earns a Doctor Of Medicine - Allianze University College of Medical Sciences (MD - AUCMS) once they have completed the five years program.

The program consists of two phases:

  • Pre – Clinical Phase : Phase I (Basic Medical Sciences) and Phase 2 (Clinical Sciences) at the AUCMS campus in Kepala Batas for the first two and a half years (Semesters 1-5).
  • Clinical Phase: Phase 3 (Clinical clerkship posting) in hospital and community clinic affiliations for the next two and a half years .
*The clinical clerkship is divided into Junior Medical Clerkship (Semesters 6 – 8) and Senior Medical Clerkship (Semester 9 – 10).
Clinical years will be conducted through a network of teaching hospitals.
  1. Hospital Kulim, Kedah
  2. Hospital Tuanku Fauziah, Perlis
  3. Hospital Kepala Batas, Pulau Pinang
  4. Hospital Langkawi, Kedah
  5. Hospital Baling, Kedah
  6. Hospital Taiping, Perak
  7. Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah

Student will be selected for places in AUCMS on the basis of: Performance at a structured interview which will be used to access English -

  • competency,
  • communication skills,
  • maturity,
  • motivation,
  • involvement in extra curricular activities and suitability for a medical career. Academic qualifications as per requirement by UKM
April and September
  • Pass SPM with a minimum entry requirement
  • and

    • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Minimum Band 4


    • Matriculation/Foundation in Science/Pre-Medical Course with minimum CGPA 3.00 each in
      • Biology and
      • Chemistry and
      • Physics or Mathematics
    • STPM with minimum minimum Grade B each in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics (or Mathematics).
    • Diploma in Science or Diploma in Medical Science (provided the course is not less than 2 years in the same institution and accredited) with CGPA 3.50.
    • South Australia Matriculation with a minimum score 80% Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) or Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) and 80% each in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
    • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with minimum Grade B4 in each Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Additional Mathematics
    • International Baccalaureate (IB) with minimum 30 points in 2 science subjects at Higher Level (HL) and 1 subject at Standard Level (SL) and attained a minimum score of 4 each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.
    • Canadian International Matriculation (CIMP) with attained average of 80% in each Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
    • Indian Pre-University with attained 70% in each Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics; or its equivalent
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    5 Years (10 semesters)
    Course Structure

    Semester 1,Year 1

    • Molecular Foundation of Medicine
    • Cells and Tissues
    • Organs and Organ Systems 1
    • Health and Disease
    • Introduction to Patient Care
    • National Language
    • Professional and Personal Development 1

    Semester 2,Year 1

    • Nutrition and Metabolism
    • Pharmacology
    • Organs and Organ Systems 2
    • Infection and Immunity
    • Health and Society
    • Introduction to History Taking and Physical Examination
    • Malaysian Studies
    • Professional and Personal Development 2

    Semester 1,Year 2

    • Basic Mechanism of Disease
    • Musculoskeletal System
    • Central Nervous System
    • Integumentary System
    • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    • Research 1
    • Islamic Studies /Moral Studies
    • Professional and Personal Development 3

    Semester 2,Year 2

    • Respiratory System
    • Cardiovascular System
    • Blood and Lymphatic System
    • Respiratory System
    • Psychiatry
    • Research 2
    • Comprehensive Health Care
    • Professional and Personality Development 4

    Year 3

    • Gastrointestinal System
    • Urinary System
    • Endocrine System
    • Reproductive System
    • Gastrointestinal System
    • Legal Medicine and Medical Jurisprudence
    • Community Medicine
    • Professional and Personality Development 5

    Year 4

    • Pediatrics
    • Psychiatry 1
    • Surgery
    • Internal Medicine
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Orthopedics 1
    • Public Health
    • Combined Specialized Posting (Accident and Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics, Rehabilitation Medicine)
    • Elective Posting

    Year 5

    • Pediatrics
    • Surgery
    • Urology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Psychiatry 2
    • Orthopedics 2
    • Combined Specialized Posting (ENT, Ophthalmology, Anesthesia, Forensic Medicine)
    Method of Assessment
    • Phase 1 and Phase 2 continuous assessment (end of module examinations, quizzes, PBL / SGD participation, reflective writing, projects, punctuality) end of semester examination (one best answers questions - OBA, extended matching questions - EMQ, modified essay questions - MEQ, objective structured practical – OSPE or clinical examinations OSCE)
    • Phase 3 Performance in each posting, mid-posting written examination, over-all clinical competency assessment, end of posting examination (theoretical and clinical component - long case discussion for core posting and short case discussion for combined specialized posting). Attendance and attitude. Logbooks (cases handled)An integrated, comprehensive Final Professional examination is held at the end of Phase 3.

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