INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY (IMU)

The International Medical University (IMU) is Malaysia's first and most established private medical and healthcare university with over 20 years of dedicated focus in healthcare education. The University is the first university in Malaysia that offers conventional and complementary medicine, all under one roof. Established in 1992, the University enjoys an international reputation, and provides a high standard of education at undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development level.

IMU pioneered the world's first Partner Medical School programme, allowing a student to start their education in Malaysia while completing and earning a degree at an international university. Today IMU is an integrated medical and healthcare institution, offering education, healthcare and research in partnership with some of the world’s most respected individuals and universities in the field of medicine and healthcare.

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Prof Abdul Aziz Baba

Vice-Chancellor, IMU Education

The International Medical University (IMU) is Malaysia's first and most established private medical and healthcare university with over 20 years of dedicated focus in healthcare education. The University is the first university in Malaysia that offers conventional and complementary medicine, all under one roof. Established in 1992, the University enjoys an international reputation, and provides a high standard of education at undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development level.

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Reasons to Study Medicine at IMU

IMU is Malaysia’s first and most established private medical and healthcare university with over 20 years of dedicated focus in healthcare education

IMU’s MBBS program has the highest number of faculty members, registered students and successful graduates of any other private medical schools in Malaysia

IMU’s medical curriculum has been developed to meet high international standards

Students are better prepared for patient care, housemanship training and to become better doctors

Facilities

The library has a seating capacity of 750 seats of various types with 11 discussion rooms. It contains more than 60,000 copies of printed books, 74,782 titles of e-books and more than 6,000 titles of online journals from 11 subscribed databases. The Medical Museum (MMS) is situated in the library and is a learning facility for all IMU students with many types of exhibits Students learn with the help of specimens, models or FLMs about the practical components of subjects like anatomy, pathology, microbiology, parasitology and immunology.

Accommodation

The IMU accommodation service is located at the Vista Komanwel/Covillea (Bukit Jalil), a condominium opposite of the IMU campus. The condominium is within easy walking distance of all teaching and research facilities in Bukit Jalil. All our accommodation is designed as individual condominium for students to share. Rooms can be either single room or twin sharing and the students share a kitchen/living / dining area with other housemates. Each accommodation unit comes fully furnished with refrigerator, microwave oven, jug kettle and kitchen cabinet, study table and chair, bookcase, single bed, mattress,2-door wardrobe, ceiling fan in all rooms including living and dining area. Internet facilities are available in the hostel accommodation. All residents will have access to recreational facilities such as the gymnasium, swimming pool.

Programme structure

Semester 1 (Foundation Block) 24 weeks

Basic Communication Skill Basic Sciences: Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Development, Genetics, Pathology, Immunology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Community Medicine, Biostatistics in thematic integration, PPD, Medical ethics, Behavioral Science

Semester 2

Community Oriented projects (3 Weeks), Cardiovascular (5 Weeks) Respiratory (5 Weeks), Hematology (5 Weeks), Community Clinic Visit

Semester 3

Gastrointestinal (6 Weeks), Clinical Rotation (Hospital) (4 Weeks) Endocrine (4 Weeks), Reproductive (4 Weeks), Elective (3 Weeks)

Semester 4

GP Posting (1 Week), Renal (4 Weeks), Musculoskeletal (6 Weeks), Nervous (6 Weeks)

Semester 5

Clinical Consolidation Hospital Rotation (4 Weeks), Clinical & Procedural Skill Rotation (4 Weeks), Community Health Clinic (2 Weeks), Selectives (3 Weeks) Forensic, CBL, Seminar, Ethics (4 Weeks)

Semester 6

Internal Medicine (7 Weeks), General Surgery (7 Weeks), Family Medicine (7 Weeks)

Semester 7

Medical Based Block (6 Weeks) Surgical Based Block (ENT, Eye, Emergency Medicine) (6 Weeks) Orthopaedics 6 Weeks, Psychiatry (6 Weeks)

Semester 8

Elective & Selective (7 Weeks) Paediatrics (7 Weeks) Obst. & Gynae (7 Weeks)

Semester 9

Medical (6 Weeks) & Surgical Block (6 Weeks) Family & Community Health Medicine (6 Weeks) Total 18 Weeks

Semester 10

Senior Clerkship Hospital Batu Pahat Internal Medicine, General Surgery Paediatrics, Obst. & Gynaecology (20 Weeks)

Recognition and Accreditation

The MBBS program is fully accredited by the Malaysian Joint Accreditation Committee and the Malaysian Medical Council. General Medical Council (GMC), Australian Medical Council (AMC),Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC),Included in the WHO directory of recognized medical colleges and also in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED) of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

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