These will conform to the Postgraduate Regulations (Revised 2015) of the University
a) Possesses a MBBS / MD degree or equivalent qualification from an institution recognised by the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC).
b) Had undertaken at least one year of post-full registration clinical experience, preferably in a psychiatric-related field, certified by the relevant authorities.
a) Possesses a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree or equivalent from a university and is registrable under the Medical Practioner Act 1971 (Act No. 50) of Malaysia.
b Had undertaken at least three (3) years of post-registration clinical experience preferably in a psychiatric-related field certified by the relevant authorities
c) The applicant is required to undergo a six- month probation period in a psychiatric posting prior to acceptance into the programme.
d) Show proof of financial ability to pursue their studies and live in Malaysia for the duration of study.
e) A letter of financial guarantee/sponsorship or the most recent financial statement from applicant's bank is sufficient.
f) Clear the medical check-up by the University's health authorities.
g) Have international passports with at least two (2) years validity and meet all immigration procedures
a) Favourable referees’ reports
b) Successfully completed the Entrance Evaluation by the Postgraduate Committee of the Department of Psychiatry
We have a basic requirement for admission to the post graduate programme that is applicable to all other national universities
The final decision is subject to the approval of the following committees
i. Department of Postgraduate Committee (DPGC)
ii. Kulliyyah Postgraduate Committee (KPGC)
iii. Centre of Postgraduate studies (Student Admission Committee)
iv. Ministry of Health (MOH)
The trainees must successfully complete the programme including the three examinations before the conferment of M. Med (Psychiatry) degree
Year 1 will comprise of one year posting in Basic Medical Sciences and Basic Psychiatry. The trainee is expected to carry out course-work in additional to their clinical commitments. The course work will include case protocols, journal reviews, participate in basic psychiatric skills training and research methodology training workshops and also maintain a log book.
Part I examination of the M. Med (Psychiatry) programme will be conducted at twelve (12) months from the commencement of the programme. Trainees are expected to pass this examination within the first two years and a maximum of three (3) attempts in total is granted to the trainees. Trainees who fail to complete the Part 1 examination within the stipulated period will not be allowed to proceed to Year 2. Those who fail in all three (3) attempts will be terminated from the programme.
Year 2 will comprise of four (4) specialty postings of which General Psychiatry, Rehabilitation and Community Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Geriatric Psychiatry are mandatory. The trainee is expected to carry out course-work in additional to their clinical commitments. The course work will include case protocols, journal reviews, basic psychiatric skills training, research methodology training workshops and also maintain a log book.
Year 3 will comprise of the training in General Psychiatry and specialty postings of Neurology, Child and Adolescence Psychiatry, and Addiction Psychiatry. The coursework will include case write ups, journal reviews, basic psychiatric skills training, research methodology training workshops and also maintain a log book
Part II examination of the M. Med (Psychiatry) programme will be conducted at the end of Year 3. Trainees who pass this examination will be allowed to proceed to Year 4. Trainees are given a maximum of three attempts to pass this exam
Year 4 will comprise of the trainees functioning as Registrar in General Psychiatry. The trainee is expected to carry out course-work in addition to their clinical commitments. The clinical commitment will involve postings in General Psychiatry subspecialties namely Liaison Psychiatry and Administrative Psychiatry.
The course work will include journal reviews, general psychiatric skills training, and maintaining a log book. In addition to these, the trainee should prepare a thesis which must be submitted towards the end of the programme and also participate in the stipulated workshops
Our programme will include Islamic input, Ethics and Humanity throughout the duration of the training.
Part III examination of the M. Med (Psychiatry) programme will be conducted at the end of Year 4. Trainees who pass this examination will be conferred a degree in M. Med (Psychiatry). Trainees are given a maximum of three (3) attempts to pass this exam. Trainees who fail in all three (3) attempts are considered as being unsuccessful in the M. Med (Psychiatry) programme