Master of Science in Chinese Medicine


Programme Details

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

  • Graduates who use their practical and analytical skills to contribute to the development in medical science and to the well-being of society.
  • Graduates who are ethical, professional in their conduct and effective in communication.
  • Graduates who are engaged in life-long learning and continued professional development.
  • Graduate who can contribute to national and global development through teaching, learning and research.
Programme Learning Outcome (PLO)
  • Demonstrate a solid foundation in the scientific principles underlying research
  • Apply information and knowledge for the formulation of a research project
  • Plan, organise and conduct research activities related to the selected area of research 
  • Analyse, interpret and conclude research data and results
  • Communicate effectively through research proposals, oral presentations and publications
  • Demonstrate enhanced capacity through leadership, teamwork and ICT skills in a research-based environment
  • Demonstrate independence and life-long learning for continued professional development
  • Adhere and respect relevant legal, ethical principles, professional code of conduct, cultural and religious sensitivities         

: Open throughout the year     
Duration        : Full Time : Normal 2 years - Max 4 years
  Part Time : Normal 3 years - Max 6 years       
Indicative Fees       : Local : RM 8,998.00 ~ RM 9,907
  International : RM 17,356.00      
Programme Structure     : Concept and Methodology in Chinese Medicine Research          Directed Reading in Medical Science

Entry Requirement

Academic Requirement
1. A Bachelor’s Degree in the field or related fields with CGPA of 2.75 and above or equivalent as approved by the Senate; or
2. A Bachelor’s Degree in the field or related fields or equivalent with CGPA of 2.50 and above but less than CGPA of 2.75, subject to rigorous internal assessment; or
3. A bachelor’s degree in the field or related fields or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.00 but less than CGPA of 2.50, and show evidence of at least five (5) years of relevant working or research experience can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or
4. Candidates without a Bachelor’s degree in the related fields or relevant working experience must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by UTAR and meet the minimum CGPA set out in (1) to (3).
Language Requirement
IELTS Academic : 5.0 (CEFR Level B1)
TOEFL iBT Score : 40 - 45
Cambridge English Qualification and Tests : 154 - 159 (High B1 Level in CEFR)
Pearson Test of English (PTE) : 47 - 50
MUET Band 3.5