Everything You Need to Know About Medicine (MBBS) Program in MAHSA University

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MBBS Program is taught at Bandar Saujana Putra and has students from 61 different countries including India, Australia, United Kingdom, the United States of America and Canada.
Mahsa University

About MAHSA University

MAHSA University is a private medical university in Selangor, Malaysia. They have a new 48-acre campus in Bandar Saujana Putra that has students from 61 different countries. The University has seven departments focused on Medical programs, which include Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Dentistry, Health and Sport Sciences, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Midwifery.

The Vision

MAHSA aims to be at the center of excellence in Higher Education in the region.

The Mission

  • To be committed to the delivery of education of the highest quality with emphasis on hands-on training.
  • To produce competent and highly skilled professionals through qualified, dedicated, and experienced teachers.
  • To provide state-of-the-art facilities to ensure the desired standards in education.
  • Facilitating and enhancing local and international networking for students and staff.
  • To enhance and provide research and innovation opportunities at all levels.


The Quality Policy 

MAHSA University is committed to providing quality education that puts our students at the frontiers of knowledge in diverse disciplines through systematic and professional management in line with international industry benchmarks. They inspire innovation through continuous improvement activities to achieve our strategic vision of becoming the center of excellence in Higher Education in the region.

To achieve this, MAHSA takes the following measures:

  • Deliver top-notch education, which meets the expectations of students, industry, and society as a whole.
  • Excel in education and improve, elevate, develop, and deliver courses, which transcend the expectations and requirements of students.
  • Plan and develop activities and programs with total commitment and involvement of our students and staff.
  • Continuously upgrade the knowledge and skills of all our employees through the planned development of staff for content updating and training in professional skills.
  • Maintain good two-way relationships with sponsors and interested parties.

Academic Strengths

  • MAHSA is recognized as one of the best medical and allied health science university college because it offers high-quality courses to meet the surging demand of the healthcare industry.
  • Students will undergo both theoretical learning and clinical practice to be competent, skilled, and able to carry out their jobs immediately.
  • MAHSA is driven to excellence by a team of highly qualified and dedicated professional managers, academicians, and lecturers so that students are assured of receiving world-class healthcare education.
  • Collaboration with leading universities in the United Kingdom, Indonesia, Australia, and others.
  • Conducive environment for effective education.

Student Facilities

  • 50 Lecture Halls and classrooms specially designed and equipped with audio-visual aids to offer an environment conducive to learning and teaching for both students and lecturers.

  • 23 Tutorial Rooms in various sizes to cater for lectures and tutorials in large or small groups.

  • A library in each campus that houses a rich collection of reference books, journals, and periodicals with a comfortable and quiet environment for study and research.

  • Computer Labs that cater to a student population of over 8000 with free internet access and software for students to conduct on-line research and complete their assignments.

  • An auditorium that is well-furnished with audio-visual equipment and has the capacity to accommodate up to 300 people for multiple events.

  • A state-of-the-art auditorium at Jalan University Campus that can contain 500 persons.

  • Affordable accommodation for foreign and outstation students in an area nearby. Transportation is provided to and from the campus as required.

  • Mini Pharmacy for pharmacy students to acquire communication and dispensing skills.

  • Gymnasium.

  • Multi-Disciplinary Laboratories.

  • Electrotherapy Room specially-designed with physiotherapeutic equipment and devices.

  • Skill Laboratories & Resource Centres to allow in-depth theoretical learning of the human anatomy and enhance students’ clinical skills in their chosen fields.

  • Simulation Wards where students learn about patient care hands-on.

  • X-Ray Room that provides a real-life environment for students of medical imaging.

  • Examination Halls

Program Structure

YEAR 1

Semester 1

  • Basic Medical Sciences
  • Basic Mechanisms of Diseases
  • Genetics, Immunology & Molecular Medicine


Semester 2

  • Cardiovascular System
  • Haematology System
  • Respiratory System

 

YEAR 2

Semester 3

  • Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • Gastro-Intestinal System & Nutrition
  • Musculo Skeletal System
  • Nervous System
  • Urinary System


Semester 4

  • Reproductive System
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Early Clinical Exposure
  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Electives

 

YEAR 3

Semester 5

  • Internal Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Paediatrics


Semester 6

  • Community Medicine
  • Primary Care Medicine
  • Dermatology

 

YEAR 4

Semester 7

  • Internal Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Critical & Palliative Care Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology


Semester 8

  • Forensic Medicine
  • Primary Care Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Orthopaedics
  • Medical Jurisprudence

 

YEAR 5

Semester 9

  • Internal Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Paediatrics
  • Orthopaedics
  • Psychiatry

Admission Requirements

  • STPM/A-levels: Grades BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics/Mathematics.

  • Matriculation/Foundation in Science/Pre-Medical Course: A minimum CGPA of 3.0, 5 grades B in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics/Additional Maths, & 1 other subject at SPM/O-Level/equivalent.

  • Australian Matriculation/ Canadian Pre-University/ Canadian International Matriculation Program:Average of 80% (or the equivalent of B) in Biology, Chemistry, Physics/Mathematics, or ATAR 80.0.

  • International Baccalaureate (IB): 30 points, a minimum of 2 science subjects/Mathematics at Higher Level (HL) and 1 science subject at Standard Level and a minimum score of 4 each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics/Mathematics).

  • English Proficiency: MUET – Band 4 | IELTS – 6 | TOEFL – 550

Benefits

Substantial numbers of the staff have Memberships and Fellowships of the Royal Colleges in the UK and regional professional bodies. This demonstrates that Mahsa is a benchmark among the best.

A growing number of academic staff actively involved in national and international scientific and medical education meetings.

Representation in professional bodies locally and internationally, i.e. The Malaysian Medical Association, Academy of Medicine, ISQUA, Malaysian Scientific Association and the Academy of Science, Malaysia

Close liaison with fellow students and academic staff is fostered through the buddy system and mentor-mentee program. The Medical Students Society and other societies recognized by the University provide avenues for extracurricular activities.

The faculty also runs an outreach program with the Pure Life Society that provides students with opportunities to serve those less fortunate. This altruism fosters empathy which is an integral quality of a caring doctor. In 2019, we aim to strengthen this aspect of co-curricular activity with more collaborations with voluntary organizations.

Program Recognition

The MBBS program is recognized by the

  • Malaysian Medical Council
  • Medical Council of India
  • The Medical Council of Thailand
  • Sri Lanka Medical Council
  • Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council.

The program is also fully accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.

MAHSA Passport

Professional Industry-Driven Education (P.R.I.D.E) is MAHSA University’s specially designed education pathway that gives students the best of both academic and professional certifications. Students have the opportunity to gain professional skills through various programs from MAHSA’s collaborations with internationally recognized professional bodies. P.R.I.D.E increases the employability rate of our fresh graduates and puts them on par with the rest in the professional world.

Masterclass

Students of this program are eligible to gain add-on certification in Masterclasses. There are more than fifty Masterclasses to choose from, and all are designed to further enhance the student’s employability, in line with the Industrial Revolution 4.0.

Professional Courses

Through MAHSA’s collaboration with internationally recognized professional bodies, students will earn certifications that will enhance their professional skills and increases their employability rate.

Mobility Program

Through MAHSA’s collaboration with internationally recognized professional bodies, students will earn certifications that will enhance their professional skills and increases their employability rate.

Medicine Program Fee

Description Yearly Fee
Application & Registeration RM 5900
Year 1 Fees RM 85,640
Year 2 Fees RM 88,440
Year 3 Fees RM 88,440
Year 4 fees RM 88,440
Year 5 Fees RM 88,440
Total RM 445,300

This fee is inclusive of everything, minus the accommodation charges.

Scholarships

Discounts for International Students

  • Early Application & Registration Discount: RM 500
  • Partner Discount: RM 10,000

Scholarships for International Students

  • Blue Ribbon Scholarship: RM 20,000

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