PROGRAM DETAILSProgramme Code:
K401Medium of instructions:
EnglishDuration of Studies:
- Full Time: 6-10 semesters
- Part Time: 8-14 semestersProgramme Option:
Background of the programme
This programme has been offered since 2014 to produce postgraduates who are skilled in research in medical science. Postgraduates attend 5 taught courses in the first semester namely Research Methodology, Data Analysis, Advanced Laboratory Skills, Research Ethics and Philosophy of Islamic Science. They then undertake a supervised research project in a medical science field for the next 2-3 semesters. FPSK USIM provides a comprehensive range of research facilities to support the research project and experienced academicians including clinicians from all fields of medical sciences are available to supervise postgraduates.
Objectives of the programme
The Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Sciences) programme is designed to achieve the following objectives: ·
a) To produce doctoral graduates who are adept and highly knowledgeable in specific fields of medical science .·
b) To produce doctoral graduates who are skilled in research and able to offer service and consultation in medical science fields effectively while observing and abiding by professional principles and ethics based on Islamic principles and ethics. ·
c) To produce doctoral graduates who are highly skilled in communication and technology and who are updated in their professional practice. ·
d) To allow doctoral graduates to explore and further their specialty to a higher level according to the latest needs and developments.
1. Courses a. Research Methodology b. Data Analysis c. Philosophy of Islamic Science
2. Research 6 or more semesters of supervised research leading to a doctoral thesis in medical science
Academician, consultant, lead researcher, chief science officer, senior manager, senior administrator, high level executive; in medical and health sciences either private or government sector