Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences

The university was established in 2005 and named after Tan Sri Dato Seri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah. The university offers various study options and a supportive environment for studying. The first two cohorts of its Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Medicine were placed in Victoria, Australia from 2005 to 2006. The university became fully operational in 2009 with 5 cohorts of students. The students were from year one to year five enrolled in the MBBS program. The MD program is similar to the one offered in Monash University, Australia running at the same time in 3 campuses- Clayton, Malaysia and Gippsland.

University at a Glance:

Established: Founded in 2005

University Type: Private University

Number of International Students: 1500+

Hostel Type: University Hostel

Climate: Hot and Humid throughout the year

Yearly Tuition Fee: RM 117,600

Eligibility: 85% in PCB 

ECFMG Approval: Not Approved

Last Date to Apply: 31st August, 2020

University Introduction:

The university is accredited by the Australian Medical Council. Students are required to go on a mandatory 3-month attachment in Australia. This takes place in their 5th year and allows them practical experience in an Australian setting. The university introduced latest modern technologies to enhance the teaching and the learning process. This includes MAPEL lab, learning suites and interactive medical multimedia resources. The students’ clinical skills are taught with computerized teaching tools, models and human simulators. 


The school faculty have a variety of backgrounds in biomedical and clinical research.

Campus Life:

The university offers students scholarships and financial assistance. The school’s student association provides services, activities and representation on academic affairs for students. The school also has Malaysia Immersion Hub that functions as a platform for students and staff who wish to foster a deeper and more meaningful sense of Malaysia. The hub offers services and assistance to other educational institutions in producing content relevant to topics of history, religion, politics, culture or environment in Malaysia. 


There are various accommodation options with close walking distance to the university. The university can also organize accommodation for international students before their arrival. Accommodation facilities are student friendly, offer modern living spaces and offer a choice of single and shared rooms.

Why Should I Study at Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences?

  • It seeks to address societies challenge in medical, health, and psychological sciences.
  • The university is research based with emphasis on research led teaching.
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