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Universiti Kuala Lumpur Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH)
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Programme : Diploma in Medical Assistant

Diploma Pembantu Perubatan

Programme Summary
Programme Code : JPT/BPP(N/722/4/0008)01/19, MQA/PA 4941
Status Programme : Provisional Accreditation
Institutes : Universiti Kuala Lumpur Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH)
Specialisation : Medical Assistant
Study Level : Diploma
Intake : July
Duration : three_years

Diploma in Medical Assistant is an undergraduate programme that aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills and attitude to enable them to practice as a Medical Assistant or Assistant Medical Officer. The teaching-learning activity is geared into substantially describing and discovering how the different human system work, e.g. cardiovascular, respiratory etc., relating cellular and molecular to whole-body aspects of both normal and diseased states. Upon graduating the programme, the graduates would be able to understand, diagnose, treat simple ailment, caring and curing in wellness and disease.


This professional programme provides you with a wide carrier pathway into a medical profession in the Malaysian healthcare sector as an Assistant Medical Officer. You will be introduced to medical science subjects and clinical placement in government hospital and health clinic. A bright future awaits graduates in both public and private hospitals or other healthcare organizations in Malaysia.

Career Path

Career Path for the programme:

 Graduates of this diploma may find employment as:

  1. Government servant in hospital, health clinic, prison, detention centres (Pusat Serenti), PLKN or folks home.
  2. Private sector such as offshore oilrigs (eg: Petronas/ Shell), estate plantation (eg: Guthrie)
  3. Private specialist hospital
  4. Tutors in MA Training colleges
  5. Tutors in any health related education programmes.


Graduates will also be able to pursue further studies in Health Studies, Health Education and any health related fields. 


Semester 1


  • Anatomy & Physiology 1
  • Bioscience
  • Mircrobiology & Parasitology
  • Islamic Practice in Malaysia
  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Behavioral Science 
  • Professional Development
  • Competency English
  • Introduction to Techno-Entrepreneurship

Semester 2


  • Anatomy & Physiology 2
  • Medical  1
  • Surgical  1
  • Community Health   1
  • Nursing Science 1
  • Clinical Pharmacology 1
  • Communication English 1
  • Mandarin 1

Semester 3


  • Medical 2
  • Surgical 2
  • Emergency Medicine 1
  • Community Health   2
  • Nursing Science  2
  • Pharmacology  2
  • Mandarin 2

Semester 4


  • Orthopedic 
  • Emergency Medicine  2
  • Community Preventive Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Research Methodology                 
  • Communication English 2
  • Co-curriculum (Community Service) 

Semester 5


  • Clinical Emergency Department 1
  • Clinical  Orthopedic
  • Clinical  Ophthalmology
  • Clinical  ENT
  • Clinical Psychiatric
  • Labour Room

Semester 6


  • Emergency Department  2
  • Community Health   1
  • Community Health   2
  • Operation Theatre

Entry Requirement


Contact Us

For further information please contact

Marketing Department, UniKL MESTECH
A1-1 Jalan TKS 1,
Taman Kajang Sentral, 43000 Kajang
Tel  : +603-8739 5894
Fax : +603-8739 5895
(attn. Mohd Rusdan Yusuf)
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