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Medical Eligibility for Admission
Admission to the RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC) medical programme follows the Malaysian Medical Council’s guideline on Blood-Borne Viral Infections.
“Persons found to be living with HIV or hepatitis shall not be admitted to the medical course and should be appropriately counselled about an alternate course of studies. Students found to be living with HIV or hepatitis diagnosed while undergoing the medical course, in whatever year of study, shall be counselled and removed from continuing with their study. Exceptions may be considered for students found to be HIV or hepatitis positive in their final year of the medical course to allow them to complete the course and sit for the final examination. Their subsequent training as houseman and employment will follow procedures listed in section 4. Counselling may include the student undergoing a non-medical course of study in which there is no direct physical contact with the public.”
For more information see mmc.gov.my
The following should be enclosed:
The application fee has been waived for the 2018 intake.
If you choose to apply with hardcopy forms, completed forms should be mailed to:
RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (formerly Penang Medical College)
4 Jalan Sepoy Lines
Tel: 604-217 1999 Fax: 604-228 7272
Applicants will be invited to an interview after the application is received and processed. Interviews typically take place from October onwards. For this reason, it is essential that applications are submitted in advance and on time.
Applicants who hold pre-university qualifications that meet our minimum requirements will be invited for an interview. The interview is designed to assess English-language competency, communication skills, maturity, motivation, involvement in extra-curricular activities and suitability for a medical career.
Students will be informed of the preferred method of the interview (face-to-face or online) and arranged accordingly after the application forms and all other necessary documents have been submitted and processed.
There are 4 outcomes following the interview;
Successful candidates are advised to read all literature carefully and reply by the stated deadline.
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