Begin Your Journey towards Doctoring with RUMC’s Undergraduate Medicine

World-class medicine, two vibrant nations. Launch your doctoring journey with RUMC’s MB BCh BAO

Bachelor of Medicine
Bachelor of Surgery
Bachelor of Obstetrics

(MB BCh BAO)

(R3/721/6/0009) (06/28) (MQA/FA4397)

Internationally-Recognised Medical Education Delivered Transnationally

Studying medicine is one of the most rewarding pathways you can embark on.

As an aspiring doctor, your journey with us is beyond an ordinary quest for medical education. We will partner with you on the journey as we have done with more than 2,100 graduates since our establishment in 1996.

Pursuing a medical degree is a noble endeavour, and our institution is dedicated to shaping you into a compassionate,  well-rounded medical professional. The unique structure of our medical degree programme provides you with a holistic learning experience complemented by an integrated, systems-based approach to the study of medicine.

At the core of our offerings is the esteemed Undergraduate Medicine degree (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Obstetrics), which has been crafted to and instil a deep understanding of medical science but also to foster critical thinking.

This comprehensive degree in medicine encompasses a wide range of subjects, ensuring that you are well-prepared to tackle the challenges that lie ahead in your medical career.

Intake

Every September

Duration

5 years
(2.5 years in Dublin, Pre-Clinical
2.5 years in Penang, Clinical)

Fees

RM620,000 (Malaysian)
RM740,000 (International)

OVERVIEW

An Immersive Experience from the Best of Both Worlds

Envision a medical education that enriches your understanding and skills on a global scale. Our 5-year Medicine programme is delivered transnationally, beginning with comprehensive pre-clinical training in Dublin and completing your medical course with extensive clinical training in Penang.

This unique transnational approach to medical education combines the strengths of two distinct locations, providing a holistic perspective that prepares you to excel in a rapidly evolving global healthcare landscape.

The fusion of pre-clinical training in Dublin’s academic hub and clinical training centres in Penang allows you to graduate with an internationally recognised medical degree and a wealth of experience that shapes you into a well-rounded medical professional.

Programme Brochure

View our programme brochure below.

Fees

The fees reflect fluctuating exchange rates are correct at the time of publication.

*A one – time immunisation fee of 380 EUR (RCSI) and 310 EUR (UCD) will be payable with first-year tuition fee.

* A one – time RCSI NUI fee of 135 EUR will be payable.

Malaysian Students
Deposit Fee EUR 6000
EUR to MYR conversion
Total Fee First 2.5 years in Ireland EUR 16,500 per semester RM80,000 per semester
Second 2.5 years in Malaysia MYR 43,900 per semester
Total Fee MYR 620,000 *
International Students
Deposit Fee EUR 6000
EUR to MYR conversion
Total Fee First 2.5 years in Ireland EUR 19,000 per semester
Second 2.5 years in Malaysia MYR 57,500 per semester EUR 12,000 per semester
Total Fee EUR 155,000 *

RUMC reserves the right to make changes to the fees without prior notice

Pre-requisites

A ‘PASS’ in SPM / O-Level or equivalent with 5B’s each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics / Additional Mathematics and another subject (excluding languages) at the school level or its equivalent. This is also applicable to applicants with STPM / A-Level qualifications.

Requirements by the Malaysian Medical Council

Applicants must fulfil the entry requirements set by the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC).

Age of Applicant

To be eligible for the Undergraduate Medicine programme at RUMC, applicants must 18 years of age when applying for the programme.

Applying to Malaysia’s Public Sector?

A ‘PASS’ in Bahasa Melayu at SPM is required for the Housemanship application.

Important Information for International Applicants:

1. Indian Applicants:
Indian nationals intending to practice in India at any stage in their medical career are required to sit the NEET examination in India and obtain a Certificate of Eligibility from the National Medical Commission of India, before commencing medical studies.

This information is accurate at the time of publication. Please check the most up-to-date rules and regulations for eligibility to practice in India post-graduation with the National Medical Commission.

2. European Union (EU) Applicants:
RUMC CANNOT accept applicants who are eligible for the Central Applications Office (CAO). However, we do review applicants on a case-to-case basis.

3. International Applicants from the United States of America (USA) and Canada can apply to RUMC’s 5 year Undergraduate Medicine programme via RUMC’s partner, Atlantic Bridge.

For more information or clarification, please get in touch with our education counsellors.

Programme Delivery

Our unique Medicine programmes offer you the best opportunities to gain an international medical degree whilst having unrivalled access to Malaysian clinical practice. We offer a modern systems-based approach to studying medicine, where all main areas of medical study will be covered to ensure you have the highest quality of medical education.

Throughout the 5-year medicine programme, you will learn the fundamentals of basic and health sciences that focus on systems and skills.

Progression Pathway

Career Progression

Besides medical council registration, you will also receive strong support from our Alumni Relations and Senior Academic members to mentor and guide you towards your career pathway.

Our internationally-recognised degree provides you with diverse medical career opportunities that come with options to practise overseas such as in the US, UK, Ireland and more.

Required Documentation

A. Photograph

B. Certified copy of Birth Certificate, NRID/MyKad (Malaysian) and Passport Details Page (International)

C. Medical screening checklist (to bring along to Dublin) and RUMC Medical Screening Checklist

D. Confidential Statement

E. Final or Forecasted Results from Current Pre-University Institution (i.e. A-Level, IB, AUSMAT, STPM etc)

F. IELTS/TOEFL/GCE O-Level (1119 English)

G. IGCSE / SPM Results

H. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

I. University Transcript (for mature students)

Scholarship

a) Full Scholarship (100%)

  • Applicants who meet the minimum entry requirements for the 5-year programme will be awarded with 100% waived tuition fee.
  • Applicants must hold an offer letter from RUMC and have paid a deposit.
  • Applicants must not be bonded or in receipt of any financial aid or rewards from other educational institutions or organisations.
  • This scholarship does not require an application

b) Partial Scholarship (20%)

  • Applicants who meet the minimum entry requirements for the 5-year programme will be awarded with 20% waived tuition fee.
  • Applicants must hold an offer letter from RUMC and have paid a deposit.
  • Applicants must not be bonded or in receipt of any financial aid or rewards from other educational institutions or organisations.
  • This scholarship does not require an application

Note: RUMC’s decision on awarding these scholarships will be final and successful offer holders will be notified after examination results are confirmed.

The outcome of the scholarship will be announced in July 2024.

North American Applicants

Students from North America (United States and Canada) who are keen on applying to the RUMC Undergraduate Medicine programme are welcome to get in touch with our partner, Atlantic Bridge.

Undergraduate Programme Course

YEAR 1 - 3

IRELAND

Systems:

  • Cardiovascular
  • Central Nervous System
  • Gastrointestinal & Hepatology
  • Genoto-urinary
  • Haematology
  • Locomotor
  • Renal, Endocrine & Breast
  • Respiratory
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Tropical Medicine

YEAR 1 - 3

IRELAND

Each system consists of:

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Genetics
  • Introduction to Clinical Practice
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics in Medicine
  • Physiology
  • Public Health & Epidemiology

YEAR 3 - 5

MALAYSIA

  • Clinical Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Family Medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Public Health
  • Psychiatry
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Forensic & Legal Medicine
  • Obstetrics
  • Opthalmology
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Radiology
  • Clinical Elective

Contact Us

MS ZED ZURAIDA BINTI ZAMEL

WhatsApp: +6019-889 2801
Email: zed.zuraida@rcsiucd.edu.my
Ext. No.: 04-217 1833

MS PUSHPANJALI A/P RAJANDRAN

WhatsApp: +6012-486 2496
Email: r.pushpanjali@rcsiucd.edu.my
Ext. No.: 04-217 1836

MS NURUL AFIFAH BINTI ABDUL SAMAD

WhatsApp: +6019-842 4520
Email: a.nurul@rcsiucd.edu.my
Ext. No.: 04-217 1831

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