Master of Medicine (Paediatrics) is a professional course offered by Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia. It is a four-year programme in which at the end of it, the candidates will acquire the core and essential knowledge of general paediatrics as well as various subspecialities in paediatrics. The knowledge includes basic fundamental theories, the essential clinical skills and sound clinical management concepts including human management aspect.
This programme is expected to produce paediatricians to address the shortage of paediatricians in both the government and private sectors. The programme will also lead to the training of future lecturers and educators for the undergraduate medical degree programmes in Malaysia. Moreover, the candidates for the programme will be exposed to research methodologies and is expected to embark on future researches to enhance the quality of care in paediatric services in the country.
The programme will also produce paediatricians who would go on to subspeciality fields such as cardiology, neurology, oncology and others to further improve the standard of child care.
CURRICULUM STRUCTUREYear 1
Candidates must meet the following conditions:
1. Malaysian citizen.
2. Has MBBS, MBChB, MD or its equivalent from a recognized university.
3. Fully registered with the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC).
4. Has the clinical experience for at least 1 year after full registration.
5. Meet the admission requirements set by the university and Ministry of Health Malaysia (applicable for MOH's officer).
Programme Coordinator : Dr. Johan Aref Jamaluddin, Department of Paediatrics
Contact number : 03-89472610
Updated:: 27/03/2019 [sazlina]
Dean's General Office
Level 3, Administration Building,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan.