Diploma in Medical Sciences
About The Course
Diploma in Medical Sciences is a platform developed to provide students with a broad understanding of the fundamental areas of medical sciences. The programme encompasses basic medical science, diagnostic laboratory components, and basic clinical skills. You will learn about the human anatomy, its biological functions, and related diseases. The curriculum is delivered via a combination of traditional and contemporary teaching and learning methods, including lectures, small group projects, presentations and laboratory sessions. This combination will further enhance your learning experiences at MSU and prepare you for a career in medical sciences.
Programme Structure Contents
SPM/equivalent, with five (5) credits in Malay, English, Mathematics, one Science subject (Biology / Physics / Chemistry / General Science / Applied Science), and one other subject; OR
GCE O-Level/equivalent, with Grade C in English, Mathematics, one Science subject (Biology / Physics / Chemistry / General Science / Applied Science), and two (2) other subjects; OR
MQF Level-3 Certificate related to Health Sciences, with 2.75 CGPA; OR
MQF Level-3 Polytechnic Certificate in related fields, with 2.00 CGPA; OR
Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level-3 in related fields, and SPM with one (1) Credit, and through consolidation programs (where necessary); OR
MQF Level-3 MARA Skills Institute Certificate in the field, with 2.00 CGPA; OR
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC), with Grade B in three (3) subjects; OR
Other qualifications recognized as equivalent by the Government of Malaysia.
[Updated 27 July 2018]
Clinical Laboratory Technician
KPT/JPS ( R/720/4/0065 ) 04/19
Lecture Delivery Modes Contents
Facilities Contents
RM35,000 - RM40,000

*The stated fees are estimation on overall completion of the program. In any cases where there are credit exemptions, offered rebates or approval of scholarship applications, there will be considerable reduction in the fees

The fees stated here are for Malaysians or local students only. Kindly refer to MSU regarding the fees for international students

Year One

  • Bioethics
  • Basic Microbiology for Medical Sciences
  • Organization of the Human Body

Year Two

  • Nerve and Endocrine System
  • Body Regulation and Maintenance System
  • Basic Haematology
  • Alternative and Complementary Medicine
Year Three
  • Medical Parasitology
  • Clinical Haematology
  • Clinical Training
The programme will assist you in your transition to university or employment and may give you guaranteed entry into MSU's Bachelor of Medical Sciences or other healthcare related programmes offered by the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.
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Duration of Study
3 years
Credit Hours