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The HM001: Doctor of Medicine
Admision Basic Requirements
Candidates must pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or any equivalent examination recognised by the Malaysian Government and/or other equivalent qualifications approved by the Senate, and a credit in both Bahasa Malaysia/Bahasa Melayu and English Language. A credit in Bahasa Malaysia/Bahasa Melayu July paper is also accepted.
The selection of medical candidates is made based on their achievements in the matriculation or STPM/HSC examinations or their equivalents. Those candidates with STPM/HSC qualifications must obtain at least three principals and one subsidiary in the science subjects in the same examination. For candidates with matriculation qualifications, the minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is 3.0.
Teaching Learning Characteristics
The characteristics of the UMS School of Medicine Curriculum vertically integrated and innovative curriculum include the following:
- Lecturer- based
- Problem Solving -based Learning
- Self Directed Learning (SDL) and Student-Centered Learning
- Early Clinical Skills development (Integrated Practical Activities)
- Community Orientation
In the 3 - 5 Year, students are given minimal lectures and go through rotational clinical postings. They are expected to change their learning mode to an apprenticeship or internship type model where most of learning is achieved by seeing patients in different context and setting.