An Immersive Experience from the Best of Both Worlds.
Our 5-year Medicine programme is delivered transnationally – beginning with comprehensive pre-clinical training in Dublin followed by extensive clinical training in Penang.
During your Pre-Clinical Years in Dublin, you will:
- Gain knowledge about the medical sciences of anatomy (including anatomy dissection), biochemistry and physiology.
- Learn about normal human systems and analyse illnesses and treatment strategies related to the systems.
- Build a strong foundation in pathology, microbiology, and pharmacology.
- Be exposed to professional clinical practice and interaction with patients.
During Clinical Years in Penang, you will:
- Obtain unrivalled access to practise over rotations in clinics and hospitals.
- Establish a professional doctor-patient relationship and enhance patient-centred communication skill.
- Acquire knowledge on performing physical examinations, taking patient histories and learn day-to-day duties in the hospital.
*A one-time immunisation fee up to 295 euro will be payable with first-year tuition fee.
*A one-time RCSI NUI fee of 135 euro will be payable.
Scholarships / Bursaries
We are committed to rewarding students of excellent academic achievements and have strong passion for the study of Medicine with our Scholarships.
Find out more about the available scholarships below.
If you are a Malaysian student looking to enrol into RUMC, you may be eligible for financial assistance, such as PTPTN, EPF and more.
Discover your funding options below.
a. HIGHER SCHOOL CERTIFICATE LEVEL OR ITS EQUIVALENT
|STPM/ A-Level||ABB in:
|International Baccalaureate||36 points (including bonus points) with a minimum of 2 HL and 1 SL in 3 Science subjects
AND attained a minimum score of 5 at Higher Level each in:
|1. University Matriculation
2. Foundation in Science
3. Pre-Medical Course
|CGPA 3.5 (out of 4.0) including 3 subjects:
providing the course is not less than 1 year in the same accredited institution AND 5B’s each in:
In SPM/O-Level or its equivalent
|1. Canadian Pre-University
2. Canadian International Matriculation Program (CIMP/Canadian Grade 12/13)
3. Ontario Secondary School Diploma Grade 12
|Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)||1 B3, 4 B4’s:
|1. Monash University Foundation Pre-University Programme (MUFY)
2. University of New South Wales (UNSW Foundation)
|Aggregate or Average of 90% or the equivalent of B in any 3 subjects:
|1. Western Australia Curriculum Council
2. HSC Sydney Australia
3. Trinity College Foundation Studies
4. Australian Universities Foundation Programme
5. South Australian Matriculation (SAM)
6. Victoria Certificate of Education Australia (Year 12)
7. Australian Matriculation
|93 ATAR provided the subjects include:
|Irish Leaving Certificate||465 points with
1 H2, 2 H3’s in 3 subjects:
|Indian Pre-University||Average of 90% in any 3 subjects with score of 75% and above in each individual subject:
*Applicants must hold a bona-fide certificate of completion issued by the CBSE or CISCE.
Please note: At the time of publication, Indian nationals intending to practice in India at any stage in their medical career are required to sit the NEET examination in India and obtain a Certificate of Eligibility from the National Medical Commission of India, prior to commencing medical studies. This information is accurate at the time of going to print. Please check the most up to date rules and regulations re eligibility to practice in India post-graduation, with the National Medical Commission.
Candidates applying with the IB Diploma or A Levels may be eligible for consideration for either the five or six-year entry route, depending on their final year subjects and grades (see IB Diploma and A Levels entry requirements)
|1. National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3
2. New Zealand Bursary
|Average of 90% in any 3 subjects:
|America High School Diploma||CGPA 3.50 (out of 4.0) with 3 Advanced Placements with minimum score of 4 in the following subjects:
|General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjihi) Science
95% – Entry into RUMC Foundation in Science (FIS)
|CGPA 3.5 (out of 4.0)|
|Thai Matayom 6||Entry via Foundation in Science|
|Vietnam High School||Entry via Foundation in Science|
|MSc, PhD in Science||CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0) or above|
b. DIPLOMAS AND DEGREES
|Diploma in Health Sciences||CGPA 3.5 (out of 4.0) including 3 subjects:
provided the course is not less than 5 semesters or 2 1⁄2 years in the same accredited institution
2B’s each in:
3C’s each in:
In SPM/O-Levels or its equivalent
|Bachelor Degree in Health or Pure Science or Applied Sciences||CGPA 3.2 (out of 4.0) or Upper Second Class Honours (2:1)|
|Bachelor Degree in the Art or Humanities||CGPA 3.5 (out of 4.0) or First Class Honours|
**Applicants shall be required to pass an aptitude test and/or interview and/or a university entrance examination.
c. LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
|English Proficiency Test||Malaysian||International|
|1119 GCE-O / IGCSE First Language English||Minimum grade ‘B’||English Speaking Countries
*Exemption from sitting for IELTSNon- English Speaking Countries
*Require to sit for IELTS/PTE/TOEFL iBT
|IELTS||Overall score of 6.5 with each component not less than 6.0|
|PTE Academic||Overall score of 58 with each component not less than 50|
|TOEFL iBT||Overall score of 80 with each component not less than 18|
**Below are the list of countries which UK government classifies as majority native English speaking (https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/english-speaking-countries)
- Antigua and Barbuda
- The Bahamas
- New Zealand
- St Kitts and Nevis
- St Lucia
- St Vincent and the Grenadines
- Trinidad and Tobago
- United Kingdom
- United States of America
|Bahasa Malaysia (SPM)||Minimum grade ‘C’||Not Applicable|
**Student who does not meet the criteria above is required to sit for the SPM BM paper and attain a minimum of grade ‘C’ before the completion of the RUMC Undergraduate Medicine programme.
What will you Study?
Throughout the 5-year Medicine programme, you will learn the fundamentals of basic and health sciences that focus on systems and skills, as outlined below.
Besides medical council registration, you will also receive strong support from our Alumni Relations and senior academic members to mentor and guide you towards your career pathway.
Our internationally-recognised degree provides you with diverse medical career opportunities that come with options to practise overseas such as in the US, UK, Ireland and more.
Certified copy of Birth Certificate, NRID/MyKad (Malaysians) and Passport Details Page (International)
Final or Forecast Results from Current Pre-University Institution (i.e A-Level, IB, AUSMAT, STPM etc)
IELTS/ TOEFL/GCE O-Level (1119 English)
IGCSE/ SPM Results
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
FOR MATURE STUDENTS: Also University Transcript