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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
Biosciences
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
Pediatric
Emergency Medicine 1
Community Health 1
Research Methodology
Pediatric Placement
Community Health 2
Orthopedic
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

INTAKE

May and November

STUDY MODE

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:

Requirement
Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or its equivalent with a minimum of 5 (five) credits in the following subjects:

Bahasa Malaysia

Two (2) credits in either Science or Mathematics subject (Biology / Chemistry / General Science / Applied Sciences / Mathematics / Additional Mathematics) preference is given to students who obtain 1 credit in both categories (Science & Mathematic) and;

Two (2) credits from any other subjects

Pass in English (preference to be given to those with credit in English); OR

GCE O Level or equivalent with 5 (five) credits in the following subjects:

Two (2) credits from Science or Mathematics subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science);

Three (3) from any other subjects; and

Pass in English.

Malaysian citizens are required to pass in Bahasa Malaysia at Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia level for the purpose of registration with Medical Assistant Board (MAB); AND

Students shall be certified medically fit by a registered medical practitioner recognized by the recruiting institution and free from:

Mental illness

Physical and sensory disability

Infectious diseases (HIV-AIDS, Hepatitis B and C, etc.)

Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with a minimum Grade B in 3 subjects;

Mathematics / Add Mathematics

Biology and Chemistry

English Proficiency for Foreign Students: TOEFL score of 550 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent

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