Bachelor of Medical and Health Sciences with Honours

Bachelor of Medical and Health Sciences with Honours (N-DL/720/6/0120 (MQA/PA9318) 02/25)

Programme Synopsis

The Bachelor of Medical and Health Science (BMHS) with Honours programme provides an important platform for assistant medical officers to further their studies and obtain a higher level of qualification in their field.

This programme focuses on specific knowledge and advanced skills such as surgical and medical care, pre-hospital emergency care, occupational safety and health, trauma and emergency care, geriatric rehabilitation and palliative care. The distinctive courses in research and management provide opportunities for potential leaders and researchers to delve further in this field.

This programme develops both theoretical and practical skills that are crucial in developing the capabilities of to assistant medical officers, healthcare managers, supervisors, educators and practitioners. The programme is delivered via open and distance learning, making OUM the first university to offer this programme through a unique blended mode at combines e-learning, self-managed learning and face-to-face tutorials.

Contact Person


  Name: ASSOC PROF RAIJAH BINTI A RAHIM
Email: raijah@oum.edu.my

Normal Entry

Possess Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or its equivalent with a minimum of five (5) credits in the following subjects:

  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • Two (2) subjects from either Science or Mathematics-based subjects (preference of at least one (1) from each category below):
    • Biology or Chemistry;
    • General Science or Applied Sciences; or
    • Mathematics or Additional Mathematics.
  • Two (2) other subjects; and
Pass in English (preference to be given to those with credit in English);

AND

Possess Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent with two (2) principles in any Science subject; or
Possess Matriculation Certificate or equivalent with CGPA 3.00 in any Science subject; or
Possess Diploma in Medical Assistant (Level 4, Malaysian Qualification Framework, MQF) or any related programme with CGPA 3.75 recognised by Medical Assistant Board and valid Annual Practice Certificate (APC); or
Possess Diploma in Medical Assistant (Level 4, MQF) or any related programme with CGPA 3.00 recognised by Medical Assistant Board; AND valid APC; AND possess a minimum of one (1) year related work experience; AND confirmed as Assistant Medical Officer; or
Possess Diploma in Medical Assistant or any related programme with CGPA 3.00 and recognised by Medical Assistant Board and valid APC and minimum of one (1) year related work experience.

AND

All candidates must be certified as medically fit by a registered medical practitioner recognised by the recruiting institution.
All candidates must be ascertained to be free from:
  • Mental illness
  • Physical and sensory disabilities
  • Infectious diseases (HIV-AIDS, Hepatitis B and C, etc);
  • Epilepsy
  • Genetic diseases; and
  • Drug abuse


Note:
  1. The provisional offer of admission will be revoked if the candidate:
    1. Fails to submit evidence of qualification within the stipulated date; or
    2. Does not meet the entry requirements of the University.
  2. Entry requirements are subject to change as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.

Will update soon.

Coursework Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Sem 1 RM3256 RM3256 RM3848
Sem 2 RM2960 RM2664 RM2960
Sem 3 RM3848 RM3552 RM2664
Total RM29,008
* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
* International students are required to pay registration fees of RM1,000 and an additional 20% for the tuition fees.
* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.


Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens

The University offers 50% discount for:

  • Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
  • Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.

These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.

Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.



Note

♦ Processing fee:

  • RM30 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International)

♦ Financial options:

  • PTPTN; or
  • EPF (Account 2); or
  • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
  • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or
  • Flexible Payment Scheme.

♦ Payment Mode:

  • JomPAY; or
  • Internet Banking; or
  • Debit/Credit Card.
Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
SEMESTER 1
Human Anatomy and Physiology 22
Human Anatomy and Physiology 13
Primary Healthcare4
Clinical Practice Primary Healthcare4
SEMESTER 2
Patient Care2
Health Psychology and Sociology 2
Surgical Science4
Clinical Practice Surgical4
SEMESTER 3
Medical Science 4
Clinical Practice Medical4
Orthopaedic 2
Clinical Practice Orthopaedic 2
SEMESTER 4
Learning Skill for Open Distances Learners3
Health & Wellness3
Pathophysiology 2
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology 3
SEMESTER 5
Health management & Medico Legal 2
Medical Microbiology & Immunology 3
Medical Instrumentation 3
TITAS2
SEMESTER 6
Clinical Assessment in Healthcare3
English for Written Communication3
Professional Issues in Healthcare 3
Biostatistics 2
Basic Pathology2
SEMESTER 7
Pre-hospital Care & Ambulance Services6
Clinical Practice Pre-hospital 4
English for Oral Communication4
SEMESTER 8
Disaster Management 2
Occupational Health & Safety 2
Clinical Practice Elective2
Research Methodology & Scientific Communication3
SEMESTER 9
Pain Management2
Emergency & Trauma Care4
Clinical Practice Emergency & Trauma Care 6
SEMESTER 10
Research Project6
Epidemiology2
Medical Biochemistry 3
Systemic Pathology2
SEMESTER 11
Rehabilitation Geriatric and Palliative care2
Clinical Practice Rehabilitation 2
Geriatric and Palliative care (Elective)
Teaching for Healthcare Personnel 3
Entrepreneurship3
SEMESTER 12
Mental Health3
Clinical Practice Mental Health2
Ethnic Relationship2
Community service2
Total 135

CREDIT TRANSFER

Human Anatomy and Physiology 22
Human Anatomy and Physiology 13
Patient Care 2
Medical Science 4
Clinical Practice Medical4
Surgical Science4
Clinical Practice Surgical4
Orthopaedic 2
Clinical Practice Orthopaedic 2
Health Psychology and Sociology 2
Primary Healthcare4
Clinical Practice Primary Healthcare4
Total Credit Transfer37

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