Diploma in Medical Sciences

Course Title : Medical Sciences, Diploma
Course Code : DMS

About the Course
Diploma in Medical Science is a platform developed to provide students with broad understandings of the fundamental areas of medical sciences. This programme encompasses the basic medical science component, diagnostic lab subjects component as well as basic clinical skills. Graduates of this programme will be well equipped with knowledge, skills and professional values to undertake further study towards career in medical sciences fields including medicine, pharmacology, nutrition, forensic science and medical research. 

Entry Requirements

(i) Pass SPM or its equivalent with 3 credits in any subjects including Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics;


(ii) Health Science Certificate from PTPL with minimum 2.0 CGPA; 


(iii) Certificate in related field from IPTA with minimum CGPA of 2.0; 


(iv) Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least grade B in 3 subjects; 


(v) Other equivalent qualification recognised by Malaysian Government

Duration: 3 years

Core Subjects

  • Human Biology
  • Bioethics
  • Basic Microbiology For Medical Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • First Aid
  • Psychology
  • Support and Movement of the Body System
  • Pathology
  • Reproduction and Development system
  • Basic Hematology
  • Phlebotomy
  • Alternative and Complementary Medicine
Career Prospect
The students are able to opt into a career as support team to the medical devices maintenance as well as in medical research. The student may able to progress into health sciences degree program with credit exemption which will condense their study period such as Bachelor in Medical Science, Bachelor of Optometry, Bachelor of Forensic Science, Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences and etc. 

KPT Reference: KPT/JPS (R/720/4/0065) 04/19  

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