Master of Health Professions Education

Health professions education is in the front-line of professional practice. It helps to integrate a core set of competencies into health professions education and provides the education necessary to produce effective leaders and scholars in health professions education. It aims to create opportunities for learners to make contributions to their institutions, and to national and regional priorities.

IMU Postgraduate Certifi cate, Diploma and Master Programmes in Health Professions Education are designed especially for health professionals who work in education. They aim to enable learners to develop an in-depth understanding of educational principles and values related to scholarship methods, 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 health professions education. Job opportunities include teaching positions, positions in research organisations (including government department), positions involving designing, organising and developing curriculum, and positions of leadership in health professions education.

KEY FACTS

Degree

Master of Health Professions Education

Commencement

March 2017

Total Duration

Postgraduate Certificate: 1 year
Postgraduate Diploma: 1½ – 2 years
Master: 2½ years or more

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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
  • Applicant must have earned a bachelor degree or an advanced professional degree in a health professions discipline.
  • Applicants with a degree in a related field and significant experience in a health professions setting will also be considered.
  • Applicants must have a bachelor degree (level 6 KKM) with a minimum CGPA of 2.5.
  • If below 2.5 the applicant must have at least 3 years of working experience.
The Standard English Proficiency requirements for IMU programmes are usually, overall band scores of IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550 (PBT) or 79 (IBT), TOEIC 620, Pearson 55 (PTE), Cambridge 45 (CPE) or 52 (CAE) or MUET band 4 or any other recognised English language qualification. IMU also admits international students from countries in which English is the first language or from any Malaysian or international institutions where the curriculum is conducted fully in English.All students at entry who do not have proof of any of the above recognised competencies in the English language will be required to sit for an English Placement Test to assess their language competency. If any of the students fail the English Placement Test then they will be required to attend a course on Academic Writing. The English Placement Test and the Academic Writing Module are offered at a cost.

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
  • 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.
  • 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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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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PD -HPE

“The MHPE programme is suitable for anyone involved in education, assessment, programme design and research in health professions education. It will enhance learners’ professional credibility and confidence in teaching and practice, and is a stepping stone towards the MHPE and PhD in Health Professions Education. It prepares learners for career opportunities in health professional education and equips students with enhanced skills to carry out health professional’s education research at a higher degree. The combination of coursework, and research projects off era theory-grounded, evidence-based and research-intensive learning experience for the comprehensive understanding of the field.”

A/PROF STEFAN KUTZSCHE 
Director, IMU Centre for Education & Programme Director
MD, PhD, MHA, MSc (MHPE)

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