- Communication skills
- Critical thinking and Problem solving skills
- Teamwork skills
- Moral and Professional ethics
- Life long (continuous) learning and information management
- Entrepreneurship skills
- Leadership skills
The first ever batch of MMed program in Malaysia, was in 1973/74 in Universiti Malaya, in the field of Public health, Pathology and Psychological Medicine
The first batch of MMed program in UKM was in 1981/82, in the field of Orthopedic surgery and General surgery
The first batch of MMed program in USM was in 1988/89 in the field of Internal Medicine
For UNIMAS, the first MMed program started in 2004/05 in Public Health, and for UPM 2009/10, in Pathology, whereas UIAM, also 2009/10, in O&G.
So, in short, the three big boys in MMed program are UM, UKM and USM and the new kids on the block are UNIMAS,UPM and UIAM, offering up to 22 master degrees in various medical fields.
To date, from 1973 until 2009, up to about 4600 candidates had graduated with master of medical degrees from local universities, with another about 300 foreign candidates graduated, making it to a total of close to 5000 graduates.