Course Details

Diploma in Medical Assistant

Management and Science University (MSU)




  • Description

    Assistant Medical Officers (AMOs), better known as Medical Assistants, are vital to the daily operations of many medical practices. Their roles in hospitals and community based clinics are integral to the healthcare system as they work closely with the Medical Officers, performing a multitude of tasks from administrative to clinical. The curriculum for the Diploma in Medical Assistant programme at Management and Science University is designed to provide students with a comprehensive foundation in elementary medical sciences. You will receive extensive learning in the classroom, simulation ward and skills lab, and attain valuable real-life experience through attachments at partner hospitals and community health clinics. This programme is fully accredited by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and recognised by the Medical Assistant Board (MAB) in Malaysia.

    Field of Study

    Medicine & Healthcare 

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM 63,340 (USD 15,202)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)
    April, June, September, November 

Entry Requirements

  • O-level
    FIVE (5) Credits including TWO (2) from Mathematics and Science (Biology, Physics, Chemistry, or General Science) and THREE (3) from other subjects, and a Pass in English Language.
    FIVE (5) Credits including Bahasa Malaysia, TWO (2) from Mathematics and Science (Biology, Chemistry, General Science, or Applied Science) and TWO (2) from other subjects.
  • Others
    Any other equivalent qualification recognized by MSU Senate; AND You must also be medically certified as fit by a registered medical practitioner recognized by MSU, and free from any mental illnesses, physical or sensory disabilities, infectious diseases (HIV or AIDS, Hepatitis B and C, etc.), genetic diseases, epilepsy, and drug abuse.
  • English Requirements
    Pass in English Language

Programme Structure

  • Year 1

    Advanced Anatomy and Physiology

    Medical Microbiology

    Basic Surgery

  • Year 2

    Clinical: Department of Ophthalmology

    Emergency Treatment

    Advanced Surgery

    Nursing Science

  • Year 3


    Clinical: Community Health Unit

    Clinical: Department of Emergency

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 63,340 (USD 15,202)

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