The following page describes the involvement of the Department in the University of Malaya’s Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) New Integrated Curriculum, the MMBS NIC Programme was replaced with the University of Malaya Medical Programme (UMMP) in 2012.
Together with the other 22 teaching departments in the Faculty of Medicine, the Department of SPM is involved in the undergraduate medical course (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery). The Department is responsible to deliver one of the four themes (curriculum content) in the programme, i.e., the Population Medicine Theme (Pop Med) over the three Stages (time-related). This is achieved through teaching and field training.
Electives in Public Health
Elective programs in Public Health are open to candidates wishing to experience field programs run by the SPM Department. Those wishing to do so can contact the Head of Department.