Medical Degree Programme



Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Wholly-owned by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and University College Dublin (UCD), two of Ireland is oldest and most prestigious medical universities, Penang Medical College is (PMC) medical degree programme offers students an experience of their lifetime.
The five-year programme is accredited by both the Irish and Malaysian Medical Councils. For the first two and a half years of the programme, you will be based in Ireland and undertake biomedical and early clinical sciences studies in RCSI or UCD. Upon completion of your pre-clinical studies you will return to Penang, Malaysia for a further two and a half years where you will complete rigorous and extensive clinical training.
Successful graduates of the five-year programme are awarded medical degrees from the National University of Ireland, receiving the same qualifications as those who complete a full programme in Ireland. Our medical programme is continuously and rigorously evaluated by professional external examiners from around the world. This ensures that PMC students receive the highest possible standard of medical training.
The programme consists of five key themes:
Biomedical Science and Research
Clinical Medicine
Clinical Competence
Population and International Health
Personal & Professional Development
In the early part of your training, the focus is on biomedical science alongside an appropriate level of patient contact. As you progress through the programme your exposure to clinical medicine increases.


Which department am I in? The Business School

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Other English Language Requirements: TOEFL PBT with a minimum score of 550 and TWE with a minimum score of 4.5; CCEL EAP Level 2 with a minimum C+ grade; CPE with a minimum C grade; CAE with a minimum A grade; Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE with an overall score of 57 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Candidates must have School level Certificate or its equivalent.
English Language Requirements:
IELTS: an average score of 6.5 and a minimum of 6.0 for each component.
TOEFL: minimum score of 600 with test of written English at 475+
minimum of 250 in computer-based test
minimum of 100 in internet-based testSPM Cambridge 1119/IGCSE English: Minimum of B

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Fleming College
TAFE Queensland
Durham College
Georgian College
Griffith College
Confederation College
Open Universities Australia

Full Time (5 years) - multiple study locations

US$28,000.00 per year

September 2018

Penang Medical College 4 Jalan Sepoy Lines, George Town, Penang, 10450, Malaysia