Master in Medical Science is a research-based programme for students who graduate from a bachelor’s degree in medical science or a related field. It aims to nurture students with holistic approaches including the opportunities for national or international collaborations, the specialised training courses (seminar, workshops, etc), and a rich clinical research experience.
All research students are required to undertake two modules. The two modules are as listed below:
Clinical Research Methodology - the taught course and students are required to pass this module before the commencement of project. Students will have a designated supervisor who is a member of academic staff with research expertise in the student’s area of study.
Thesis - at the end of work completion, students are expected to submit their Master’s thesis for examination and attend a defence for their thesis.
January, March, June & September
2 Years (full-time)
3 Years (part-time)
Medical science studies the biological mechanism underlying the function of human body, with the emphasis on diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases. Research coverage of medical science is very broad and it ranges from the basic biology to oncology; chemistry to pharmacology; and physics to radiotherapy.
To be in line with the departmental mission and vision, we undertake research in 4 key focus areas.
Any of the following:
|TOEFL||550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), 80 (internet-based)|
|PTE Academic||50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)|
|Cambridge English (First)||75+|
|Cambridge English (Advanced)||Minimum 67|
English is the medium of instruction of previous degree for candidates from universities in non-English speaking countries outside Malaysia.
(a) The following documents must be completed and signed if necessary:
i) One (1) Passport-sized Photograph
ii) Postgraduate Application Form
iii) Research statement/proposal (details are described in the application form)
iv) A recent copy of your Curriculum Vitae (CV)
v) Scholarship application form including one (1) page personal statement to support a request for a scholarship (if applicable).
(b) The following true copies of documents must be certified:
i) Passport (all pages including blank pages - for International Students) or Identity Card (for Malaysian Students)
ii) English Language Qualification (IELTS/TOEFL/MUET/Others for International Applicants only)
iii) Academic Qualifications/Results (Certificates and Complete Transcripts) (Degree/Others that are Certified)
(c) Two (2) academic references. These should be from academic lecturers under whose tutelage you would have been at some point during the duration of your undergraduate degree. The references must be signed and dated within the last 24 months and should be written with regards to your academic skills and your ability to successfully complete the programme. The references will have to be sent from an official email address within the referees’ institutions or on the letter-heads bearing the institutions’ names.
Documents from (a) to (c) are to be sent to the correspondence address or email addresses below. Documents will be processed once the application is complete.
email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org OR
School of Healthcare and Medical Sciences
No. 5, Jalan Universiti, Bandar Sunway
47500 Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
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