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Diploma in
Medical Assistant

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The Diploma in Medical Assistant provides students with a wealth of knowledge in patient care allowing them to seek a career as Assistant Medical Officers in public hospitals.

Students will leverage on the University’s experience and facilities to equip themselves with knowledge on subjects such as anatomy, physiology, bioscience, microbiology, parasitology, emergency medicine, surgical, public health and more.

Assistant Medical Officers will work alongside physicians in providing quality patientcare and are integral members of today’s healthcare teams. This programme is recognized by the Medical Assistant Board, Ministry of Health Malaysia.

Career Prospects & Further Education

Students who graduate from this course will be eligible to obtain employment as Medical Assistants or Assistant Medical Officers (AMO) in Public Hospitals and are recognized by the Medical Assistant Board, Ministry of Health Malaysia.

Further education pathways available to students include Bachelor degrees in Pre Hospital Care, Emergency Medicine, Forensic Science, Sport Medicine, Dietician, Biomedical, Social Science and Occupational Safety and Health.

Duration Of Studies

3 years (6 semesters)
Year 1 / Sem 1
Anatomy and Physiology 1
Anatomy and Physiology 2
Microbiology & Paracitology
Nursing 1
Behavior Sciences
Pengajian Malaysia
Fundamental English I
Bahasa Kebangsaan
Nursing 2
Surgery 1
Medicine 1
Pharmacology 1
Occupational Safety and Health
Professional Development
Fundamental English 2
Islam Study / Morale
Year 2 / Sem 1
Medicine 2
Surgery 2
Pharmacology 2
Emergency Medicine 1
Community Health 1
Research Methodology
Pediatric Placement
Community Health 2
Emergency Medicine
Medical Posting
Community Health Practice 1
Year 3 / Sem 1
Community Health Practice 2
Emergency Practice 1
Surgery Posting
Orthopedic Practice
Ophthalmology Practice
Health System Research
Community Health Practice 3
Emergency Practice 2
Psychiatric Practice
Otolaryngology Practice
Operation Theatre Practice
Labour Room Practice


May and November


Full-time study delivered through the following methods:
• Didactic lectures and tutorials
• Written assessments
• Clinical placement

Entry Requirements

All applicants, except those with a degree qualification in art or humanities, must have passed and attained a minimum of the following:

NoQualificationsRequirements/Score type
1Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)Pass with a minimum of 5 (five) credits in the following subjects:

  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • 2 (two) from either Science or Mathematics subjects (Biology/Chemistry, General Science/Applied Sciences and Mathematics / Additional Mathematics)
  • Preference will be given to candidates with at least 1 credit from each category of subject and;
  • 2 (two) from any other subjects
  • A Pass in English (preference to be given to candidates with a credit in English);


2GCE O Level or equivalentPass with a minimum of 5 (five) credits in the following subjects:

  • 2 (two) from science or Mathematics subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science);
  • 3 (three) from any other subjects ; and
  • Pass in English.
  • Malaysian citizen are required to pass Bahasa Malaysia at Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia level for the purpose of registration with MAB.


3. Students shall be certified as medically fit by a registered medical practitioner recognized by the recruiting institution and free from the following:-

  • Physical and sensory disability
  • Infectious diseases (HIV-AIDS, Hepatitis B and C, etc.)
  • Epilepsy
  • Genetic diseases
  • Drug abuse

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