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Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS)


Programme Code: QM00
Medium of instructions: English and Arabic
Duration of Studies:
- Full Time: 6 years


The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences conducts a six-year undergraduate educational programme leading to the degree of ‘Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery’, MBBS (USIM) to its successful candidates. Basically, the program is divided into two equal phases, namely, pre-clinical and clinical phases with Islamic input integrated throughout the six-year program. The courses are designed to help students develop the requisite knowledge base and rationale they will need for clinical patient care.


The Medical Program of the faculty spans over a period of 6 years. The majority of the students will be from Pusat Tamhidi USIM, which conducts a one-year Medical Matriculation program. The academic session in each year is divided into two semesters. There are 15 weeks of academic session in each semester in year 1 and year 2 and 16 weeks per semester in year 3.The duration of each semester in the clinical phase (year 4,5 and 6) depends on the duration of the postings.

  • A Pass in Tamhidi USIM (Medicine/ Dentistry/ Science and Technology) with CGPA of at least 3.50

  • Passed General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level (O Level) / Equivalent or other qualifications recognized by the University Senate; and
  • Obtained at least FOUR B (b) in the subjects below:
  • PhysicsChemistry
  • Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Additional Mathematics
  • English Language; and
  • Obtained at least grade C (c) in the subjects below:
  • Arabic Language
  • ONE (1) subject relating to Islamic Studies
  •  A pass in Tamhidi USIM (Medicine/ Dentistry/ Science and Technology) with CGPA of at least 3.00 in the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics or Mathematics


  • Pass SPM/ Any other qualification equivalent with at least B in the following subjects:
    • Biology;
    • Chemistry;
    • Physics;
    • Mathematics or Additional Mathematics;
    • Either ONE (1) other subject.


  • Obtained at least Band 3 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET);


  • Pass the interview.


  • All applicants shall declare if they have:
    • been found guilty of any criminal offence(s);
    • serious physical or mental illness; and/ or;
    • serious communicable disease(s)

which may impact upon their future practice.


  • A person with any of the following shall be disqualified from entry into a medical programme:
    • found guilty of offence(s) affecting the human body;
    • recent or serious dishonesty e.g. cheating at examinations, falsification of documents, plagiarism;
    • serious physical or mental illness; and/ or
    • serious communicable disease(s).

Any failure to declare information that has a material influence on a student‟s fitness to practise may lead to termination of their medical course, as honesty, integrity and good health are essential attributes of a doctor and by extension, the medical student.


General entry requirement for Bachelor Degree Programme for International Students are as follows:

  1. Senior High School / Senior Secondary School / other equivalent pre-university examinations from government schools (with the period of at least 11 to 12 years of study from primary to higher secondary); OR
  2. General Certificates of Education (GCE) ‘A’ Level / Diploma in related fields or other equivalent pre-university examinations; OR
  3. Any other certificate that is recognized by the senate of the university as equivalent to the above; AND
  4. Specific entry requirements based on programmes; AND
  5. Credit in one (1) Islamic Studies subject; AND
  6. Fulfilled English Language Proficiency Requirement; AND
  7. Fulfilled Arabic Language Proficiency Requirement.
Registration FeeTuition FeeAccomodation FeeOther Services FeeTotal (1st Semester)Total Fees (Complete Duration of Studes)
Once (1st Semester Only)(Every Semester)

*Fees are correct at time of publications (Academic Session 2019/2020) and are subject to change.
*Fees quoted in Ringgit Malaysia.
*Fees quoted DOES NOT INCLUDE Personal Bond Deposit and VAL Applications fees

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Centre for Marketing and Student Admissions
Level 1, Chancellory Building
Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
Bandar Baru Nilai, 71800, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, MALAYSIA

Phone: +606 798 8055 / 6002