Medical Agreement announced between Irish Universities and Malaysia

“On Thursday, January 22nd 2009, the Presidents of UCC and NUI Galway signed a Co-operation Agreement in Penang, Malaysia with Allianze College of Medical Sciences (ACMS). The agreement provides the legal framework for a new twinning medical programme between UCC/NUI Galway and ACMS which will see a cohort of some 120 Malaysian and other south-east Asian students studying medicine in Galway and Cork for the first two-and-a-half years and completing their degree in Malaysia in the second two-and-a-half years. Hospital based clinical education will take place in Malaysia. On successful completion, students would be awarded the NUI degree of MB, BAO, BCh. The first students will be admitted in September 2009 …” (more)

[d-p0sTeRs, 23 January]

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