Course Details

Diploma in Medical Assistant

PICOMS International University College




  • Description

    This programme takes three years to complete, and will include a clinical practice stint at a government hospital and community clinic. The programme is mostly supervised by the Medical Assistant Board and follows their guidelines. The quality and standard of the programme will be maintained.

    This field emphasizes the provision of medical services at an appropriate level as part of the medical and health services program under the supervision of licensed medical officers.

    Field of Study

    Medicine & Healthcare

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM32,640 (USD 7,640)

    MQA No.

    MQA/FA 0391

    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)

    January, April & September

Entry Requirements

  • O-Level/GCSE

    GCE O Level or equivalent with 5 (five) credits in the following subjects:

    2 (two) from science or mathematics subjects (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science.

    3 (three) from any other subjects and

    Pass in English 


    Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or equivalent with five credits:

    Mandatory credits in: Bahasa Melayu and Mathematics (elementary or additional or modern)


    Either one (1) of the following credits: General science, Biology, Chemistry or Applied sciences


    Credit in two other subjects

    Pass English


    Passed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia(SPM) or its equivalent with a minimum of 3 (three) credits in    the following subjects;

    Bahasa Malaysia

    1 (one) from mathematics or science subjects (Biology/Chemistry/General Science/Applied  Science, Mathematics/Add Mathematics.

    1 (one) from any other subjects

    Possess a certificate in a related field from a recognised programme by the government of Malaysia (Community Nurse, Dental Surgery Assistant, Public Health

    Assistant, Health Science Certificate and

    Pass in English (Preference to be given to those with credit in English)

  • Others

    Students shall be certified medically fit by a registered medical practitioner recognized by the recruiting institution and free from:

    Mental illness

    Physical and sensory disability

    Infectious diseases (HIV-AIDS, Hepatitis B and C, etc)


    Genetic disease

    Drug abuse

  • English Requirements

    CEFR Low B1

    MUET: Band 2

    IELTS: 4.0

    TOEFL (IBT): 30-31

    Pearson Test of English :36

    Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests: 140

Programme Structure

  • Year 1



    Medical Microbiology


    Nursing I

    Behavioural Science

    Statistical Research & Ethnic

    Medical I

    Pharmacology I

    Surgical I

  • Year 2

    Medical II

    Medical III

    Pharmacology II

    Surgical II

    Communiyty Health II


    Emergency Medical I

    Emergency Medical II

    Research project

    Clinical Placement I: Medical & Paediatric

  • Year 3

    Clinical Placement II

    Surgical & Orthopaedic

    Clinical Placement III

    Psychiatric & Emergency I

    Clinical Placement IV: Labour room & operation theatre

    Clinical Placement V: Ophthalmology & Otorhinolaryngology


    Clinical Placement VI: Emergency II

    Clinical Placement VII: Community Health Clinic

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM32,640 (USD 7,640)

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