Having a ranking of 4 on the MQA Discipline Based Rating System (D-SETARA), this programme is delivered through a range of innovative and traditional teaching methods. You will experience hospital postings in tertiary centres and well as in district hospitals.

You will have access to teaching with a strong scientific emphasis throughout your programme. Consequently, you will develop skills in research techniques and methodology and an ability to apply evidence-based medicine wherever you practise.

Programme outlines

Years 1 and 2
These two years will be focused on preclinical subjects and it will mainly focus on the scientific basis of medicine and introductory clinical experience.  Teaching is delivered through a range of face-to-face and non-face-to-face teaching which includes lectures, tutorials, problem-based learning sessions, seminars and small group discussions.

Year 3
Students will undergo four clinical rotations which includes Introduction to Clinical Medicine, Therapeutics & Radiology, Medicine Junior Posting, Surgery Junior Posting, and Obstetrics & Gynaecology Junior Posting. These postings is composed of a central teaching programme, e-learning and hospital placements.

Year 4
A year of clinical specialities in rotation, including Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Psychiatry, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics and Family Medicine Postings.

Year 5
A range of clinical placements and lecture courses designed to prepare you for housemanship

Besides our robust medical programme, Sabah, the 2nd largest state in Malaysia, is situated on the beautiful island of Borneo.

Sabah is richly blessed with diversified flora and fauna, a plethora of unique cultures, beautiful sandy beaches, and fantastic cuisines for the adventurous taste buds. From the world’s largest flower - the Rafflesia to one of the highest mountains in South East Asia - Mount Kinabalu, to one of the world’s top dive sites - Sipadan Island, we have it all. Sabah is also known for her great natural treasures which include the world-renowned Danum Valley Conservation Area and Tabin which is Sabah’s larg est wildlife reserve.