Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Duration:5 years


Campus:AIMST University, Batu 3 1/2, Bukit Air Nasi, Jalan Bedong—Semeling, 08100 Bedong, Kedah, Malaysia.

Level of Study:Degree

Faculty:Faculty of Medicine

Course Code:(R2/721/6/0032) (07/25) (MQA/FA 4034)

About this course

AIMST is a forward-looking, campus-based private sector university established in Malaysia’s northern state of Kedah Darul Aman. Its mission is to offer world-class education at affordable rates to one and all, in line with the aspiration of its visionary founder, Tun Dato’ Seri Utama S. Samy Vellu.

The programs offered by AIMST are rated at Tier 4 (very Good Category) by D-Setara. AIMST is a prestigious University in the making with a growing impact on the national and regional educational scenes with its high profile programmes in Medicine, DentistryPharmacy and other allied health sciences, Engineering, Computer sciences and IT, BiotechnologyBusiness and Management.

AIMST has been building up strategic linkages with premier Universities in various countries like UK, Japan, India, Philippines, Pakistan etc. All AIMST degree programmes are closely monitored for accreditation by the National Accreditation Board. A number of its programmes already enjoy validation by foreign universities, including its popular Foundation in Science pre-university programme.

AIMST also has a system of Faculty Advisors, External Examiners and an International Advisory Council to help ensure academic excellence and to gain international recognition both for its teaching and research programmes. The Faculty of Medicine at AIMST entered into Avicenna’s directory for Medicine in 2010 (Avicenna, the successor to WHO is currently referred to as the World Directory of Medical Schools).

In 2013, AIMST got the global award for ‘Leadership in medical sciences education excellence’, which is one more feather on the cap of Faculty of Medicine. In 2016, AIMST University’s MBBS degree got recognized by Medical Council of India. Faculty of Medicine has MoUs and strategic partnerships with several National and International Institutions which include the Queen Mary University of London.

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Subject Listing

Human Basis of Medicine I

Human Basis of Medicine II

Molecular & Cellular Basis of Medicine I

Molecular & Cellular Basis of Medicine II

Molecular & Cellular Basis of Medicine III

Systems I

Systems II

First Clinical Attachment (Year 2)

The first two years form Phase I – the ‘Integrated Preclinical’ years. The first year programme features integrated teaching of Basic Medical Sciences, Society and Health, Biostatistics and Ethics in Medicine coupled with an early exposure to the hospital setting. The Primary care interphase is for 2 weeks in Year 1

Year Two is dedicated to Systems and divided into two Blocks – Systems Block I, covering the Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Systems. Systems Block II covers Central Nervous System Endocrine & Reproductive System and Renal System & Haematology. Problem based learning (PBL) forms the integral part of the block. Clinical skill learning for various systems also is done in the Clinical Skills Centre. In addition, the students are introduced to the hospital environment for three weeks, which constitute the First Clinical Attachment. They are expected to complete the requisite of an SSM of Phase 1 before they progress into Year 3.

Junior Clerkship (Year 3)

Junior Clerkship (Year 4)

Phase II of the medical programme covers the Clinical Years 3 and 4 and is designed as ‘Junior Clerkship’. It is done as small group teaching (SGT) and core lectures. This Phase covers Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics, Forensic Medicine, Psychiatry, Orthopedics and other specialties . Year 3 also has a co-curricular module wherein students engage themselves in varied activities like sports, literary, ethics, environmental awareness etc and they are assessed.

During these years of Junior Clerkship, students will be actively engaged in PBL sessions, symposia, clinical case discussions and self-directed learning.

Senior Clerkship (Year 5)

Phase III is designated as ‘Senior Clerkship’ wherein the students will consolidate the knowledge gained in Phase II. The students will revisit and strengthen the skills in all the major areas: Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Orthopaedics, Psychiatry, Family Medicine and Pediatrics. This phase is designed to further develop their personal and cognitive skills to prepare them for the pursuit of lifelong learning and adaptation to change, as well as to enhance their analytical and communication skills. Towards this end, there is much student focus on PSE / PBL, CME (Continuing Medical Education) Group Discussion and Peer Review. The focus will be on management according to the clinical practice guidelines of Malaysia. Students also have to complete a final SSM to meet the course requirement.

In the final year of study, all the students have to complete 5 weeks of elective posting in a center of excellence. Most of the students get their training at national centers/hospitals and quite a number choose to experience it overseas at reputed hospitals which include the ones in UK,

Entry RequirementsApplicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

A-Levels / STPM

Grades BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics. (Grade C can only be in either Physics or Mathematics)

AIMST Foundation in Science / Matriculation / Foundation in Sciences / Pre-Medical courses** (courses ≥ 1 year in the same institution)

CGPA 3.0 (out of 4) in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.


B4 each in 5 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Additional Mathematics

UNSW Foundation /MUFY/ Western Australia Curriculum Council/ HSC Sydney Australia/ Trinity College Foundation Studies/ Australian Universities Foundation Programmes/ South Australian Matriculation (SAM)/ Victorian Certificate of Education, Australia Year 12/ Ausmat

Aggregate or average of 80% in any 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics Or 80% ATAR provided the subjects include Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics

National Certificate of Education Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 / New Zealand Bursary

Average of 80% in any 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.

CPU/CIMP/Canadian Grade 12/13/ Ontario Secondary School Diploma Grade 12

Average of 80% in any 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.

Indian Pre-University

Average of 70% in any 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.

International Baccalaureate

30 points with a minimum of 2 sciences subjects or Mathematics at Higher Level (HL) and 1 science subject at Standard Level and attained a minimum score of 4 each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.

Diploma in Health Science (courses ≥2 1/2 years or 5 semesters in the same institution)

CGPA ≥ 3.5 and minimum 2Bs in Biology and / or Chemistry and/ or Physics and 3 Credits each in English, Mathematics or Additional Mathematics and another subject at School Certificate Level.

Degree in Health or Pure or Applied Sciences

CGPA ≥ 3.0

Degree in the Arts or Humanities

CGPA ≥ 3.5

**SPM /O- levels requirement : Applicants must have obtained 5Bs each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics) and another subject.

All applicants must have MUET (Band 4) / TOEFL (score of 550)/IELTS (score of 6) upon applying for the programme.

Pre-Condition :

Malaysian applicants who seek employment in the public sector are required to attain credit in Bahasa Malaysia & English

Aptitude Test/Interview:

All eligible applicants are required to attend an aptitude test and interview (to be conducted by AIMST University) /and or a University Entrance Examination Additional Requirement from MMC

Health Requirement :

Prior to admission, students are required to undergo a medical examination to ensure that they are in good health and free from any communicable disease.

All correspondence with MMC, must be done 3 months prior to commencement of the course

International Student Only

Please contact AIMST University counsellor for further information.

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