About RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus

RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus is Malaysia’s first accredited private medical school*, owned and established by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and University College Dublin (UCD), two world-renowned medical universities in Ireland.

Recently, the College was awarded University status by the Malaysian Ministry of Education (MOE) as a Foreign University Branch Campus, one of the highest levels for a foreign-owned institution in Malaysia. RUMC remains as the only Irish University in the region.

The University is recognised by the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) and Irish Medical Council (IMC) as graduating high performing doctors. Students are recognised for practice in the USA, Canada and others by the ECFMG and FAIMER with the institution listed as an Irish medical school in the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS).

Source: Malaysia Medical Council: Second Schedule of Medical Act 1971, updated on Dec 2017.

ECFMG: Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

FAIMER: Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education

WDOMS: World Directory of Medical Schools (https://search.wdoms.org/home/SchoolDetail/F0000448)

Embedded within our “SPIRIT”


Our Vision

To be a health & well-being focussed, globally recognised, education & research centre of the highest quality

Our Values

  • Scholarship of the highest standard
  • Professional conduct at all times
  • Integrity by adopting highest ethical standards
  • Respect for one another
  • Innovation by embracing change and technology
  • Teamwork by synergising our efforts towards achieving a common goal

Our Mission

To contribute to patients and society through excellence in education, learning, research, and to benefit healthcare in Malaysia and the surrounding region