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Fully aware of the importance of research in an undergraduate medical programme, the Faculty of Medicine UiTM has recently started an Advanced Medical Sciences Programme. Students who complete this one-year intercalated programme will graduate with a degree of "MBBS with Advanced Medical Science". In line with the Faculty's vision to produce graduates with solid scientific foundation, who are leaders in medicine, this programme aims for our graduates to recognise the ways in which advances in basic science underpin developments in medical practice. As physician scientists, student recognize their leading role in a dynamic and rapidly evolving healthcare environment and the need to have lifelong commitment to the acquisition of knowledge, clinical skills and professional attitude essential for the care of patients and research.
This programme is open to undergraduates who passed the Pre-Clinical Professional Examination held at the end of Year 2. Students who obtain an A grade will be offered a place in the programme. Students with a B grade are encouraged to apply. All applications will be considered and applicants will be selected based on the information provided in the application form, more specifically, the personal statement. The transcript of academic performance in the previous years of the medical course. Â Academic merit - academic member of staff or a clinician who has taught and is familiar with the student can comment on the applicant's academic merit. Â If appropriate, an interview is conducted. Applicants will be contacted about the interview soon after the submission deadline.