Academic Programme

Academic

Master of Rehabilitation Medicine Degree

Type of Programme :

The Master of Rehabilitation Medicine programme is a clinical coursework programme in which the research component comprises less than thirty (30) percent of the whole programme of study.

Entry Requirements :

1. Entry Qualifications

(a) The degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of the University or an equivalent medical qualification approved by the Senate;
and
(b) At least two years of post-registration clinical experience approved by the Senate of which at least one year is spent in in-patient care.

2. Other requirements

(a) Qualifies for registration as a medical practitioner under the Medical Act 1971 (Act 50) of Malaysia;
and
(b) Satisfies the Department responsible for the candidate’s programme of study in an Entrance Evaluation recognised by the Faculty.

Duration of Study :

  1. The minimum duration of study shall be four years.
  2. The maximum duration of study shall be seven years.

Structure of Programme of Study :

The programme of study comprises two stages as follows:

1. Stage I in the first year of study covering:

(a) Basic Sciences of Rehabilitation Medicine.

(b) Principles and Practice of Internal Medicine and General Surgery.

(c) Introduction to Principles, Concepts and Practice of Rehabilitation Medicine.

(d) Rotational postings in disciplines related to Rehabilitation Medicine.

(e) The keeping of a log book by the candidate to document tasks undertaken .

(f) Assignments .

(g) Continuous assessments as prescribed by the Department .

2. Stage II in the second, third and fourth year of study comprising:

(a) Rotational postings in specialised Rehabilitation Medicine disciplines and disciplines related to Rehabilitation Medicine of which six months can be in a rehabilitation facility outside the University recognised by the Faculty.

(b) Research report.

(c) Assignments.

(d) The keeping of a log book by the candidate to document tasks undertaken.

(e) Continuous assessments as prescribed by the Department.

Place of Study :

The Faculty may on the recommendation of the Department responsible for the candidate’s programme of study permit a candidate to undertake part of his training programme in another institution, centre or place recognised by the Faculty and approved by the Senate .

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