MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES
Malaysian Medical Council ( MMC ) requirements
You must ’ ve studied Biology , Chemistry and a third subject which can either be Physics or Maths at the pre-university level . You should ’ ve achieved the minimum requirements as set by the MMC . For students who are applying with a matriculation , foundation or pre-medical program , you ’ d need to have obtained a minimum of B at school leaver level ( SPM or O-Level ) in the following subjects : Biology , Chemistry , Physics , Mathematics or Additional Mathematics , and another subject . Please visit www . mmc . gov . my to confirm the minimum entrance requirements . These requirements may change in accordance with the MMC ’ s guidelines .
Sri Lanka Medical Council ( SLMC ) requirement
All Sri Lankan citizens are required to submit the Eligibility Certificate from the SLMC before starting the medicine course at Monash . Please visit www . srilankamedicalcouncil . org for the latest updates .
The final ranked list of applicants will take into account scores in the pre-university examinations , ISAT , English , and performance at interviews .
A small number of graduates are considered for entry into Monash ’ s medicine course . The selection is based on a strict criteria which may include your performance in your first degree and / or pre-university program , aptitude test , English and interviews . Please contact our admission office for more information on specific requirements .
Minimum entrance requirements for non-school leavers
This course is offered to applicants who ’ ve completed their Year 12 studies ( e . g . Monash University Foundation Year , A Level , South Australian Matriculation , Australian Matriculation , or Higher Secondary Certificate ) within the last two years .
There are no opportunities for transfer of enrolment between the medicine course in Malaysia and Australia .
All international and Malaysian undergraduate students enrolled at Monash University Malaysia are required to complete and pass General Studies , as prescribed by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency .
General Studies units equip you with knowledge and soft skills such as philosophy , arts and communication to encourage intellectual , balanced and holistic development . General Studies comprises units from four broad categories :
• MPU U1 : Appreciation of philosophy , values and history
• MPU U2 : Mastery of soft skills
• MPU U3 : Broadening of knowledge in Malaysia
• MPU U4 : Practical management of community project .
The General Studies Office oversees the administration of these units . For more information , please email mum . generalstudies @ monash . edu .
The faculty has an immunisation and infection risk policy and you ’ re required to comply with a number of recommendations and procedures so that you can proceed through the course with an acceptable level of risk .
Training in Australia
To pursue any components of study in Australia , you ’ ll be required to go through a police check by the Victorian Police , a Working with Children Check , and to register with the Medical Practitioners ’ Board of Victoria .
Housemanship and registration
In Australia , following successful completion of the medical degree , graduates are eligible for provisional registration by the Medical Board of Victoria or other state medical boards . After serving a compulsory internship year in an approved hospital , they ’ re eligible for final registration in Victoria and in other states of Australia .
Please note internship placement in Victoria are guaranteed only for Australian citizens and permanent residents who have completed their medicine degree in Victoria . Australian citizens and permanent residents who completed their medicine degree outside Victoria ( including Monash University Malaysia ) will find it difficult to obtain internships in Victoria .
We cannot guarantee internship placements in Australia for our international students . As a result , many of our international students elect to complete their internships in their home country . Students should not have an expectation of gaining an internship in Australia .
In Malaysia , following successful completion of the medical degree , graduates are eligible for provisional registration by the Malaysian Medical Council . After serving compulsory housemanship , they ’ re eligible for full registration in Malaysia , but Malaysian citizens will be required by the Ministry of Health to undertake a further two years of compulsory service . International students currently are not able to do housemanship in Malaysia .