The IMU medical programme is into medical sciences and clinical training.
The first two years focus on medical sciences and is undertaken at the university campus in bukit jalil. On competition of the medical sciences , students proceed to clinical training . Students may choose to undertake this training either at clinical campus seremban for another 2.5 years, or at partner medical school overseas duration from 2 to 4 years.
The students of this Medical degree will be registered with the Medical council of UK, Australia, Ireland or Canada. Students to Canada will do 2 years at Dalhousie University and then with USMLI will do their Clinicals in USA for 2 years.. Students to Australia will get a 2 to 3 year stay back based on the place of study and can also apply for PR. If a student wants to do a Master's course he will have to work a minimum of 2 years in Australia,UK , Ireland and Canada. They can apply for PR while working.
Degree\ duration: MBBS (IMU)- 5 YEARS | DEGREE FROM PARTNER UNIVERSITIES-4 1\2 YEARS-6 YEARS
The IMU awards the medical degree of MBBS (IMU) to students upon completion of the IMU 5 year program. This degree is recognized by the Malaysian medical council (MMC) and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).The degree is listed in the world directory of medical schools. The partner (PMS) award degrees to students upon satisfactory completion of their programme. Graduates from IMU s medical program and PMS are working in various healthcare facilities in Malaysia as well as many other countries like Singapore, United Kingdom and Australia. The school of medicine was granted 5 year accreditation (2015-2016) from Malaysian qualifications agency (MQA) for its medicine program.
Medicine offers a vast variety of carrier choices. Most doctors treat patients full time , while others also teach, conduct research, mange hospitals and clinics or develop healthcare policy. A doctor can work in a private hospital or start a private practice, either with a basic degree or after specialization. A doctor may also choose to remain working with the government. Doctors can join academic institutions, teach or do research. Doctors can combine medical knowledge and IT skills to develop e learning modules: the future of medical education. Medicine has diversified. Increasingly the focus is on preventive healthcare and the management of chronic diseases and ageing population.
IMU is Malaysia s first and most established private medical and healthcare university with over 26 years of dedicated focus in healthcare education. IMU achieved the SETARA-2017 tier 6 status(outstanding) under the mature university category.
As IMU offers the widest range of healthcare programs our students are fully immersed in a vibrant community of students and practitioners from all healthcare fields. This allows for the development of strong friendship among peers that will be the foundation of an extensive healthcare professional network among graduation.
IMUs MBBS program was established in 1999 and to date has the highest number of faculty members, registered students and successful graduates of any other private medical schools in Malaysia.
The school has been re accredited by Malaysian qualifications agency (MQA) and Malaysian medical council (MMC) FOR DURATION OF 5 YEARS.
IMU S medical curriculam has been developed to meet high international standards and is accepted by 21 international partner universities for credit transfer into their medical programs.
The medical curriculum is not only benchmarked to meet high international standards but it now it also provides a pathway for our graduates to train and work in the united states with corporation of the USMLE step 1 preparatory course into the IMU medical curriculum across semester 1 to 5. This allows future medical graduates to begin early preparation and to be competent to sit for USMLE step 1 examination that craves a path towards united states residency oppurtunities.