International Medical University - IMU

The International Medical University (IMU) is Malaysia’s first and most established private medical and healthcare university with over 20 years of dedicated focus in healthcare education. The University is the first university in Malaysia that offers conventional and complementary medicine, all under one roof. Established in 1992, the University enjoys an international reputation, and provides a high standard of education at undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development level.

IMU pioneered the world’s first Partner Medical School program, allowing a student to start their education in Malaysia while completing and earning a degree at an international university. Today, IMU is an integrated medical and healthcare institution, offering education, healthcare and research in partnership with some of the world’s most respected individuals and universities in the field of medicine and healthcare.

Reasons to Study Medicine at IMU
  • IMU is Malaysia’s first and most established private medical and healthcare university with over 20 years.
  • IMU’s MBBS program has the highest number of faculty members, registered students.
  • IMU’s medical curriculum has been developed to meet high international standards
  • Students are better prepared for patient care, housemanship training and to become better doctors
1 (Foundation Block) 24 weeks Basic Communication Skill Basic Sciences: Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Development, Genetics, Pathology, Immunology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Community Medicine, Biostatistics in thematic integration, PPD, Medical ethics, Behavioral Science
2 Community Oriented projects (3 Weeks), Cardiovascular (5 Weeks) Respiratory (5 Weeks), Hematology (5 Weeks), Community Clinic Visit
3 Gastrointestinal (6 Weeks), Clinical Rotation (Hospital) (4 Weeks) Endocrine (4 Weeks), Reproductive (4 Weeks), Elective (3 Weeks)
4 GP Posting (1 Week), Renal (4 Weeks), Musculoskeletal (6 Weeks), Nervous (6 Weeks)
5 Clinical Consolidation Hospital Rotation (4 Weeks), Clinical & Procedural Skill Rotation (4 Weeks), Community Health Clinic (2 Weeks), Selectives (3 Weeks) Forensic, CBL, Seminar, Ethics (4 Weeks)
6 Internal Medicine (7 Weeks), General Surgery (7 Weeks), Family Medicine (7 Weeks)
7 Medical Based Block (6 Weeks) Surgical Based Block (ENT, Eye, Emergency Medicine) (6 Weeks) Orthopaedics 6 Weeks, Psychiatry (6 Weeks)
8 Elective & Selective (7 Weeks) Paediatrics (7 Weeks) Obst. & Gynae (7 Weeks)
9 Medical (6 Weeks) & Surgical Block (6 Weeks) Family & Community Health Medicine (6 Weeks) Total 18 Weeks
10 Senior Clerkship Hospital Batu Pahat Internal Medicine, General Surgery Paediatrics, Obst. & Gynaecology (20 Weeks)
Recognition and Accreditation

The MBBS program is fully accredited by the Malaysian Joint Accreditation Committee and the Malaysian Medical Council. General Medical Council (GMC), Australian Medical Council (AMC),Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC),Included in the WHO directory of recognized medical colleges and also in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED) of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).