International Medical University
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|International Medical University|
Logo of the International Medical University
|Chancellor||YBhg Dato’ Seri Dr T. Devaraj|
|President||YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Dr Abu Bakar Suleiman|
|Provost||Dr Mei Ling Young|
|Location||Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|Former names||International Medical College (1992)|
International Medical University is the first university in Malaysia that offers conventional and complementary medicine, all under one roof. Established in 1992 where its programmes consist of both local tracks (IMU degree), as well as international partner tracks (partner university degree).
IMU pioneered the world’s first Partner Medical School programme, allowing a student to start their education in Malaysia while completing and earning a degree at an international university. Over the last two decades, IMU has grown from a medical college with 5 partner universities in 1992, to an internationally recognized higher education institution with more than 30 world class university partners in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, US, Ireland, China and UK. Through this collaboration, IMU has provided the opportunity for more than 3,000 students to complete their degrees at these prestigious universities.
The main campus of IMU is located in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Currently, the University has over 3,300 students across its various programmes, with 2,880 students based at Bukit Jalil, while another 420 at the Clinical schools. IMU has also plays host to over 200 international students representing 30 countries worldwide.
The International Medical University offers a range of undergraduate programmes in medical and health sciences: Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Nursing, Nursing Science, Dietetics with Nutrition, Nutrition, Psychology, Biomedical Science, Medical Biotechnology, Chiropractic, Chinese Medicine as well as postgraduate degrees: MSc an PhD in Medical and Health Sciences (by research), MSc in Public Health, MSc in Analytical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry and MSc in Molecular Medicine.
The university had a major breakthrough in 2010 with the start of its Healthcare Centres which allowed IMU’s staff and students to receive and treat patients. The Healthcare Centres, which serve as a teaching site for IMU students, bring the disciplines of allopathic (Western) medicine and those of complementary and alternative medicine together under one roof.
The International Medical University offers a wide range of quality undergraduate programmes in core and complementary healthcare disciplines designed to inspire, mould and nurture the medical practitioners of the future. Our programmes are recognised by and affiliated with some of the world’s leading medical universities to ensure the delivery of a truly international-quality education.
- Pharmaceutical Chemistry
- Nursing Science
- Biomedical Science
- Medical Biotechnology
- Dietetics with Nutrition
- Chinese Medicine
Postgraduate programmes at the International Medical University are research-based as well as coursework-based (with dissertation), encompassing critical and in-demand disciplines as clinical research, biomedical science and public health. The programmes aim to broaden the scope and impact of medical practitioner’s and other healthcare professionals’ contributions.
- MSc in Public Health
- MSc in Analytical & Pharmaceutical Chemistry
- MSc in Molecular Medicine
- MSc in Formulation Science
- MSc & PhD in Medical Sciences (Research)
IMU has credit transfer programmes with 30 partner medical schools (as of 2011), from all over the world:
- University of Adelaide
- University of Newcastle, Australia
- University of New South Wales
- University of Queensland
- University of Tasmania
- University of Melbourne
- University of Sydney
- Australian National University
- University of Western Australia
- University of Western Sydney
- University of Aberdeen
- University of Dundee
- University of Edinburgh
- University of Glasgow
- University of Leeds
- University of Leicester
- University of Liverpool
- University of Manchester
- Queen's University Belfast
- University of Southampton
- St George's, University of London
- University of Keele
- Brighton and Sussex Medical School
- University of Warwick
- University of Nottingham
IMU has twinning programmes with four partner dental schools (as of 2011) from Australasia: