A medical education at Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed) can take you anywhere around the world. The five-year Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree programme opens doors for aspiring doctors to be at the forefront of the healthcare ecosystem, exposing them to a variety of career possibilities as they cross the threshold of adulthood. 

When it comes to quality, accreditations, and employability, NUMed, as an international branch campus of Newcastle University, UK, is the embodiment of academic excellence. The MBBS curriculum at NUMed mirrors the same programme provided at its parent campus in the UK. As a result, graduates will receive the same degree as their British peers. 

On top of that, the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) has approved this undergraduate programme, which is also recognised by professional bodies including the General Medical Council of the United Kingdom (GMC), the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC), the Pakistan Medical Commission, the Medical Council of Thailand, the Maldives Medical and Dental Council, and the Mauritius Higher Education Commission.

NUMed’s MBBS programme utilises a holistic framework that helps students to grasp a thorough understanding of the anatomy of the human body and the capacity to research human physiological functioning. A variety of teaching delivery methods are employed to enhance students’ learning. These include lectures, seminars, and simulations. 

The university adopts an integrated approach, exposing students to clinical skills from as early as Year 1 while facilitating the formation of a strong foundation of core knowledge. In addition to familiarising students with clinical research methods, the programme also provides invaluable practical experience from Years 3 to 5 via placements in government hospitals and community clinics around the region. 

NUMed prioritises educating students for real-world circumstances. Students will have the chance to learn from a team comprising both local as well as international academics and researchers from the Malaysia and UK campuses. With this, they are given the privilege to gain insights and knowledge within a vast global context in the field of medical studies. They also have the option of choosing an additional year of intercalated study at either a Bachelors or Masters level in the UK. This enables them to not only explore an area in greater depth and gain research experience, but also establish an international network while receiving a truly global educational experience.

For further details on NUMed’s programmes, email, call +607-555 3800, WhatsApp +6011-1231 5411/+6012-784 9456 or visit

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