Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)

The undergraduate medical programme is a five-year course leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.). The curriculum aims to produce doctors who are competent, compassionate, creative, community-responsive and innovative.

The outcome-focused curriculum provides a strong foundation in the basic medical sciences through high quality clinical training experiences. At the end of the five-year course, graduates will:

  • Be equipped with sound medical knowledge
  • Be able to provide quality patient care
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Uphold high standards of professionalism and medical ethics
  • Be able to carry out practice-based learning and quality improvement

Outcome-focused Curriculum

Phase I (Year 1) Introduction to Health & Disease Longitudinal Tracks:
  • Health Ethics, Law & Professionalism
  • Medicine & Society
  • Information Literacy
  • Patient-based Programme
  • Clinical Skills Foundation Programme
Musculoskeletal System
Blood, Respiratory & Cardiovascular Systems
Renal, Fluid & Electrolyte Systems
Gastrointestinal, Nutrition & Metabolism Systems
Endocrine & Reproduction Systems
Neuroscience with Head & Neck
Phase II (Year 2) Genetics and Genomics
Cancer Biology
Clinical Microbiology & Infection
Principles of Pharmacology and Systemic Pharmacology
Principles of Pathology and Systemic Pathology
Neuroscience & Musculoskeletal
Foundations in Geriatric Medicine
Clinical Skills Foundation Programme
Phase III (Year 3) Family Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgery
Phase IV (Year 4) Acute Care comprising Anaesthesia and Emergency Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Psychological Medicine
Forensic Medicine
Community Health Posting
Phase V (Year 5) Medicine Student Internship Programme
Surgery Student Internship Programme
Paediatrics Student Internship Programme
Geriatric Medicine Student Internship Programme
Orthopaedic Surgery Student Internship Programme
Infectious Diseases
Clinical Skills and Life Support Training