Thursday, November 17, 2011

Medical Schools in Malaysia: 35 and counting


There are now 35 medical schools in Malaysia and some of them have two programmes per year:

1)    University Malaya (UM)
2)    Universiti Kebangsaa n Malaysia (UKM)
3)    Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
4)    Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
5)    UiTM
6)    University Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
7)    Universiti Darul Iman
8)    Universiti Sarawak Malaysia (UNIMAS)
9)    Universiti Sabah
10) Universiti Malaysia Kelantan
11) Melaka-Manipal Medical College: 2 programmes
12) Monash University Malaysia
13) International Medical University (IMU)
14) SEGI University College
15) Allianze College of Medical Sciences (ACMS): 2 programmes
16) Penang Medical College (PMC)
17) Mahsa University College
18) Masterskills University College of Health Sciences
19) Royal College of Medicine Perak (UNIKL) : 2 programmes
20) Universiti Islam Antarabangsa (UIA)
21) Newcastle University Malaysia
22) Perdana University : Graduate Medical School
23) Perdana University : RCSI
24) Inssaniah University College
25) Quest International University Perak ( starting soon)
26) RCSI Trengganu ( starting soon)
27) KPJ University College (starting soon)
28) Cyberjaya School of Medical Sciences
29) AIMST
30) Taylor’s University College
31) Management and Science University (MSU)
32) University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
33) University College Sedaya International (UCSI)
34) Lincoln University College( started 2011)
35) University Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia ( started 2009)

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6 Comments:

Blogger Paul Long said...

That's a lot of medical schools. Curious ... any stats on the number of students per intake?

5:31 AM  
Blogger Alex Tang said...

Hi Paul,

see the link on my previous post about Dr Quek's lecture
http://myhealth-matters.blogspot.com/2011/11/standards-of-medical-education-in.html

12:26 PM  
Blogger vagus said...

Being a hypocrite saying this since many years ago I was a product of one of these, but 35 is way too many!

10:02 PM  
Blogger nev said...

"...and counting"
hmm. i thought the government has already halted opening of any new medical school. no?

10:02 PM  
Blogger Palmdoc said...

Nice list. Managed to get enough information on 32 to update our listing of
Malaysian Medical Schools

2:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If there is so many medical schools, then why am i seeing so many FOREIGN doctors around???

7:31 PM  

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