Health Professions Education
(PG Cert / PG Dip / Master)

Health Professions Education

(Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / Master)

The healthcare industry is an essential cog in the wheels of the nation, fostering the general health of the population, and in the prevention and treatment of disease. Hence, it is important to employ the best teaching methodologies and educational strategies to train the trainers, who in turn, shape and mould competent healthcare professionals of the highest standards.

The IMU Postgraduate Programmes in Health Professions Education is a multi-exit programme that comprises of three levels; Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and Master. These programmes are designed especially for health professionals who work or interested in education.

The programme is comprehensive. Students develop an in-depth understanding of educational principles related to curriculum, instruction, competence assessment, programme evaluation, quality assessment, primary care education, clinical decision making and health-related humanities, professionalism and ethics, as well as management and leadership skills in the field.

At the Master level, facilitator will guide the students as the students take the next step to become an educational researcher or innovator.

KEY FACTS

Degree

Postgraduate Certificate in Health Professions Education or Postgraduate Diploma in Health Professions Education or
Master of Health Professions Education

Commencement

March

Total Duration

Full time
Postgraduate Certificate: 6 month – 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma: 1 – 3 years
Master: 2 – 4 years

Part time
Postgraduate Certificate: 1 year- 4 years
Postgraduate Diploma: 1½ – 5 years
Master: 3 – 6 years

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Tuition Fees

Effective 2016, there will be a 15% reduction in postgraduate tuition fees for all IMU Alumni who are self-funding their postgraduate study and meet the eligibility criteria.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to have obtained:

Certificate

  1. Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree with a minimum cGPA of 2.50 or
  2. If cGPA is below 2.50, the applicant must have at least 5 years of working experience.

Diploma

  1. Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree with a minimum cGPA of 2.50 or
  2. Pass the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Professions Education / Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education

Master

  1. Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree with a minimum cGPA of 2.50 or
  2. If cGPA is below 2.50, the applicant must have at least 5 years of working experience
For Malaysian Students
Not applicable
For International Student

IELTS Overall band score of 5.0
Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) Overall score of 160
Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) Overall score of 180
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Overall score of 36
TOEFL (iBT) Overall score of 34

APPLICATION & REGISTRATION FEES

Malaysian Student (RM) International Student (RM)
Application Fees 150 450
Registration Fee 1,100 3,400
Refundable Caution Deposit 2,000 2,000
Student Association Fee per Semester 40 40
  • All IMU alumni who are self-funding their postgraduate studies and meet the eligibility criteria will be eligible for a 25% bursary.
  • Application fee is payable upon submission of application.
  • Registration fee and refundable caution deposit is payable upon acceptance of the offer letter issued by the IMU Admissions Office.
  • Students must adhere to the “Policy on Payment of Fees“.
  • For information on Student Visa Application fee, please check the “Visas & Immigration

FEE STRUCTURE

MALAYSIAN STUDENT

ُTUITION FEE PER MODULE TOTAL (RM)
Postgraduate Certificate 12,000
Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma 24,000
Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and Master 37,800

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

ُTUITION FEE PER MODULE TOTAL (RM)
Postgraduate Certificate 16,000
Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma 32,000
Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and Master 49,800

* Subject to number of credits registered per semester

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Interested in applying for one of our programmes?

You will need to prepare the following documents for your application:

  1. Verified copies of your academic qualifications
  2. Evidence of English language proficiency
  3. A copy of your MyKad or the identification page of your passport

These supporting documents needs to be attached electronically to your application. Please note that all of our programmes require payment of a non-refundable application fee after the application has been submitted. Application will only be processed once the payment for application fee has been made.

We wish you all the best with your application, and hope we will be welcoming you into one of our programmes soon!

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“The Postgraduate Certificate in health professions education aims to enhance the learners’ knowledge and confidence in teaching and training health professions students. It equips the learner with the basic principles of education and their implementation in practice, PGCHPE is a stepping stone towards the Diploma and Masters in Health Professions Education. A taught program with a dash of blended learning principles, this program enables the learner to be a qualified trainer in Health Professions Education.”

ASSOCIATE PROF DR SARMISHTHA GHOSH
Programme Director, Postgraduate Certificate in Health Professions Education
BSc (Hons) (Calcutta), MSc (Calcutta), PhD (Calcutta), FAIMER, ESME, Cert. Med Edu (KEELE-FAIMER)

PD -HPE


PD -HPE

“The PGHPE programmes are designed to fulfil the needs of 21st Century Health Professions Educator and is suitable for anyone who are interested or involved in education, assessment, programme design and research in health professions education. These programmes are aimed to develop an in-depth understanding of educational theories, principles and values related to contemporary learning environment and assessment. It will boost learners’ professional credibility and confidence in teaching and designing the curriculum as well as opening a pathway to a higher degree in Health Professions Education. The combination of various teaching method through face to face and online sessions with local and international experts in the field will enhanced the learning experience of the learners.”

SITI SURIANI ABD RAZAK
Programme Director, Postgraduate Diploma and Master in Health Professions Education
BHSc (Adelaide), MSc Medical Education (USM)

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