Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor Of Surgery (MBBS)


Key Information



Programme Duration

Full-time: 5 years

Mode of Study


Programme Level



The MBBS programme at QIU follows an Integrated Hybrid Problem-Based Learning Curriculum. The 5-year MBBS curriculum consists of two continuous phases: Phase I (Years 1 & 2) and Phase II (Years 3 to 5). In Phase I, the emphasis is on integrated basic sciences with early clinical exposure, while Phase II focuses on the clinical sciences integrated with the applied aspects of basic and laboratory sciences.


  • The curriculum and assessment is aligned with the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) which enables the graduates to specialise in a relatively shorter duration.
  • Continuous Professional Development and Ethics throughout the medical programme.
  • Co- and Extra-Curricular Activities to ensure students’ comprehensive development.
  • English Language Proficiency Programme.

Phase 1

  • Organ / System-Based Modular Approach with Problem-Based Learning
  • Vertical and Horizontal Integration of basic science and clinical disciplines in a spiral manner
  • Cadaveric Dissection for Gross Anatomy
  • Early Clinical Exposure during Year 1 & 2
  • Clinical and Communication Skills Training
  • Research Projects

Phase 2

  • Discipline and Speciality – Based Clinical Postings in Hospitals
  • Case based learning
  • Research Projects
  • Elective Postings

Upon completing this programme, graduates would have acquired the essential knowledge, competencies and professional attitude to become a standout primary healthcare provider. Having gained lifelong learning skills, they would also have the motivation and training to conduct research and move towards postgraduate training in their respective fields of interest.

English Proficiency MUET: Band 4

IELTS: 5.0


Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia

(STPM) / General Certificate Of Education Advanced (“A”) levels

Grades BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 Subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics
Matriculation or Foundation in Science or Pre-Medical course CGPA 3.0 (out of 4) in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, provided the course is not less than 1 year in the same accredited institution


the minimum entry qualification is grade B each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics) and another subject at School Certificate level or its equivalent

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B4 each in 5 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Additional Mathematics
Diploma in Health Sciences CGPA 3.5 (out of 4), provided the course is not less than 5 semesters or 21⁄2 years in the same accredited institution


the minimum entry qualification is 2 Bs each in Biology and/or Chemistry and/or Physics and 3 credits each in English and Mathematics or Additional Mathematics and another subject at School Certificate level or its equivalent.

Degree in Health or Pure or Applied Sciences CGPA 3.0 (out of 4) for 5-year undergraduate medical programme
Degree in the Arts or Humanities CGPA 3.5 (out of 4) for 5-year undergraduate medical programme
Other Qualifications Examination or any other foundation programme in the sciences. Approved by MOHE.


For enquiries on our programme fees and funding, please fill up the form below or you may contact our Student Recruitment Division representative. We offer many funding opportunities to support students. Check out our Financial Assistance Page to find out more.

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Programme code: JPT/BPP(MQA/PA10746)04/26

Duration: Full-time: 2 years
Part-time: Minimum: 3 years Maximum: 4 years

Intakes: April, July, November

Mode of Study: Full-Time, Part-Time

Programme code: JPT/BPP(MQA/FA5197)08/27

Duration: Full-time: 4 years. Part-time: 6 years.

Intakes: April, July, September/October

Mode of Study: Full-Time, Part-Time

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