This programme offered for Malaysian applicant only especially for University Malaya Medical Center (UMMC) Staff.
The Medicine Doctor or Doctor of Medicine (MD) is a doctorate level degree held by medical doctors. In the United Kingdom and many other Commonwealth countries, the M.D. is a higher doctoral degree reserved for those who have contributed significantly to the academic study of medicine and surgery, respectively. This is not to be confused with the Doctor of Medicine (M.D) offered by U.S medical schools. That is a degree programme, whereas this is a doctorate programme.
The Doctor of Medicine programme offered by the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya is a higher doctoral degree programme, to which the candidate must already have the necessary medical experience before application to this programme.
To supplicate for the degree of Doctor of Medicine, a candidate shall submit a thesis which must be original work on a subject approved by the Senate on the recommendation of the Faculty and at the discretion of the examiners be examined in such manner as the examiners think fit on the subject matter of the thesis and related subjects;
A candidate may not submit this thesis earlier than twenty four (24) months nor later than five (5) years after the date of his initial registration except with the approval of the Senate. A candidate shall give at least three (3) months notice in writing to the Registrar of his intention to submit his thesis for Examination.
Faculty of Medicine
University of Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur