Academic Programme

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Industry based on livestock is rapidly growing in all aspects, which placed livestock among the important source of food in Agriculture apart from the recreational, sports, security, occupation (profession), entertainment and the scientific research. Livestock is being that is integral to the lives of humanity. The success of humankind is dependent on the wellbeing of livestock. Hence, it is the responsibility of humankind to ensure that there is a good balance and synergy between humanity and livestock.

Objectives

At the end of the programme, the students are able :

  • To portray an understanding in the knowledge and high level of skills in veterinary medicine as well as the ability to apply the knowledge on relationship between animal health with success of humankind in generating a healthy national economy.
  • To apply the principles of veterinary science, diagnosis, management, prevention and control of disease and all techniques to ensure the wellbeing of animal as a priority in industry based on livestock.
  • To do intensive analysis by identifying the problem in veterinary medicine and make innovative and creative decisions to solve problems regarding the quality of animal’s wellbeing. Also graduate need to be able to think scientifically and critically based on the knowledge in order to creates an effective livestock industry and has additional and commercial value.
  • To mastering the high level of skills to handle all cases regarding animal diseases, efficient and able to identify the techniques or appropriate action in managing the problem.
  • To think scientifically, contribute ideas to solve clinical problems accurately with creativitity and innovation, also cost and time effective.

Emphasizing on professionalism, ethics, also high value in upholding responsibilities, apart from able to work as a team to solve problems regarding animals’s health inthe transmission of disease, animal wellbeing and supporting the industry based on livestock as business commodity.

In conjunction with the job scope and description as a veterinarian, graduate need to be able to communicate effectively in verbal or on verbal through discussion, presentation, writing, report and use suitable communication methods according to time, culture, person and place.

Graduate produced able to create own profession by using the knowledge through entrepreneurship and capitalize on business opportunities and jobs.

Able to generate a healthy national economy in industry especially agriculture, animal based food production, recreation and tourism.

Graduate able to show leadership in fulfilling duty as a veterinarian.

Course duration: 10 semesters (5 years)

Total credit for graduation : 194 credits

 

Career prospect

With high level skills and adequate training in Veterinary Medicine, graduate from this programme not only needed in agriculture but also in the other profession related to care and wellbeing of animal. Graduate can also contribute in public service as veterinarian.

Graduate also can involve in research to produce latest innovation in an effort to contribute in expending the veterinary medicine industry and indirectly triumph the agriculture industry. Career prospects can also be created through use of knowledges, skills, supports and join ventures from local and international companies. Graduate of Veterinary Medicine can involve in entrepreneurship and create business like hospital and clinic for animals, apart from providing consultations and services.

Programme’s structure

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Programme’s structure

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Programme’s structure

The programme consists of:

CategoryWeight (%)
Compulsory University Course18 (9.3)
Core specialty course164 (84.5)
Elective entrepreneurship course12 (6.2)
TOTAL194 (100.0)
Compulsory University Course (18 credit)

Compulsory University Course (18 credit)

CodeCourseCredit
UB____2Foreign Languages I2
UB____2Foreign Languages II2
UB_1_1Co-curriculum I1
UB_1_1Co-curriculum II1
UBI 1022English II2
UBI 2012English for Science2
USK 1012TITAS2
USK 1022Ethnic Relation2
USK 1032Nationality and Malaysia Development2
USK 1042Theory of Knowledge2
TOTAL18
Core specialty course (164 credit)

 

 

 Core specialty course  (164 credit)

KodKursusKredit
BFT 2074Biometry & Experimental design4
DVT1023Animal Anatomy I3
DVT1033Animal Physiology I3
DVT1043Introduction to Veterinary Science3
DVT1053Animal Genetic3
DVT 1063Animal Anatomy II3
DVT 1073Animal Physiology II3
DVT 1084Animal Nutrition4
DVT 1094Veterinary Biochemistry4
DVT 1092Industrial Training I2
DVT 1102Histology2
DVT 2113Animal Anatomy III3
DVT 2054Animal Physiology III4
DVT 2064Bacteriology & Mycology4
DVT 2154Ruminant Production4
DVT 2163Parasitology & Entomology3
DVT 2083Pharmacology & Toxicology3
DVT 2193Non Ruminant Production3
DVT 2153Immunology & Serology3
DVT 2143Virology3
DVT 2122Industrial Training II2
DVT 3224Clinical Microbiology4
DVT 3233Pathology I3
DVT 3243Veterinary Medicine I3
DVT 3253Surgery I3
DVT 3263Anesthesiology & Intensive Care3
DVT 3273Pathology II3
DVT 3282Veterinary Radiology2
DVT 3293Surgery II3
DVT 3303Veterinary Medicine II3
DVT 3324Obstetric & Gynecology4
DVT 3312Industrial Training III2
DVT 4273Pathology lll3
DVT 4334Ruminant Diseases4
DVT 4343Cat & Dog Diseases3
DVT 4353Avian Diseases3
DVT 3372Clinical Practices I2
DVT 4383Equine Medicine3
DVT 4393Laboratory Animal Diseases3
DVT 4403Public Health & Population3
DVT 4363Clinical Pathology3
DVT 4412Clinical Practice II2
DVT 4442Industrial Training IV2
DVT 5263Exotic Animal Diseases3
DVT 5463Aquatic Animal Diseases3
DVT 5473Ethics, Jurispruden & Animal Welfare3
DVT 5483Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine3
DVT 5083Swine Diseases3
DVT 5493Veterinary Entreupreneurship3
DVT 5492Clinical Practice III2
DVT 5508Clinical Practice IV8
DVT 5436Research Project 6
Total164
Elective entrepreneurship course (12 credit)

 

 

Elective entrepreneurship course (12 credit)

CodeCourseCredit
AFT 1013Basic Entrepreneurship3
AFT 2013Behavioral Entrepreneurship3
APT 3093Corporate Entrepreneurship3
AFT 3083Strategic Entrepreneurship3
Jumlah12

Curriculum Structure

Curriculum Structure

Curriculum Structure

 

 

YEARSemester I (September)Semester II (February) 
IDVT 1023 Veterinary Anatomy I
DVT 1033 Veterinary Physiology I
DVT 1043 Introduction to Veterinary Medicine
DVT 1053 Veterinary Genetic
BFT 2074 Biometrics and Experimental Design
UB1 1012 English I

Total: 18 credits
DVT 1063 Veterinary Anatomy II
DVT 1073 Veterinary Physiology II
DVT 1084 Animal Nutrition
DVT 1094 Veterinary Biochemistry
DVT 1102 Histology
UB1 1022 English II
USK 1012 TITAS

Total: 20 credits
DVT 1092 Indutrial Training I

Total: 2 credits
IIDVT 2113 Veterinary Anatomy III
DVT 2054 Veterinary Physiology III
DVT 2064 Bacteriology and Micology
DVT 2154 Ruminant Production
UBI 2012 English for Science
USK 1032 Nationatity and Malaysia Development

Total: 19 credits
DVT 2163 Parasitology dan
Entomology
DVT 2083 Pharmacology dan Toxicology
DVT 2193 Non-Ruminant Production
DVT 2153 Imunology dan Serology
DVT 2143 Virology
UB_ ___2 Foreign Language I
USK 1042 Falsafah Ilmu
UB_1__1 Co-Curriculum I

Total: 20 credits
DVT 2122 Indutrial Training II

Total: 2 credits
IIIDVT 3224 Clinical Microbiology
DVT 3233 Pathology I
DVT 3243 Veterinary Medicine I
DVT 3253 Surgery I
DVT 3263 Anastesiology and Intensive care
UB_ ___2 Foreign Language II
AFT 1013 Basic of Enterpreneuership

Total: 21 credits
DVT 3273 Pathology II
DVT 3282 Veterinary Radiology
DVT 3293 Surgery II
DVT 3303 Veterinary Medicine II
DVT 3324 Obstetric and Reproduction
UB_1__1 Co-Curriculum II
AFT 2013 Behavioural Enterpreneuership

Total: 19 credits
DVT 3312 Indutrial Training III

Total: 2 credits
IVDVT 4273 Pathology III
DVT 4334 Ruminant Diseases
DVT 4343 Cat and Dog Diseases
DVT 4353 Avian Diseases
USK 1022 Ethnic Relation
DVT 3372 Clinical Practice I
AFT 3093 Coorporate Enterpreneuership

Total: 20 credits
DVT 4383 Equine Diseases
DVT 4393 Lab Animal Diseases
DVT 4403 Public Health and
Population Medicine
DVT 4363 Clinical Pathology
DVT 4412 Clinical Practice II

Total: 14 credits
DVT 4442 Indutrial Training IV

Total: 2 credits
VDVT 5263 Exotic Animal Diseases
DVT 5463 Aquatic Animal Diseases
DVT 5473 Ethic, Jurisprudence and Animal Welfare
DVT 5483 Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
DVT 5083 Pig Diseases
DVT 5492 Clinical Practice III
AFT 3083 Strategic Enterpreneuer

Total: 20 credits
DVT 5493 Veterinary
Enterpreneuership
DVT 5436 Research Project
DVT 5508 Clinical Practice IV

Total: 17 credits

Fee

  • Course Fees (Once throughout course): RM 1325.00
  • Every semester fees:
    • Study fee: RM1462.00
    • Additional Fees: RM980.00
  • Total fees throughout course: Rm 25,745.00 (10 semesters)

Admission Requirement

 Special programme requirement

STPM/ or equivalent

STPM/ or equivalent

 

  • Obtain minimum of Grade B (NGMP00) for STPM in the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Additional Mathematics and
  • Any one (1) of the following subjects
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Advanced mathematics
Notes:
  • Candidate who does not pass Additional Mathematics at STPM level must at least has credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level.
  • Obtained at least credit at SPM level for following subjects:
    1. English
    2. Mathematics
  • Obtained at least Band 3 in Malaysian University Engllish Test(MUET)
  • All candidates who have been shortlisted will be interviewed by Veterinary Medicine Faculty UMK personnel.
  • Matriculation candidate
General University terms
  • Pass SPM/equivalent with credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July Paper and
  • Pass matriculation KPM/Asasi Sains UM/Asasi Undang-undang with at least CGPA 2.00 and
  • Obtained at least Band 1 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

Matriculation / Equivalent

 

Matriculation/equivalent

 

Obtained at least Gred B (3.00) in Matriculation/Asasi in the following subjects

  • Biology
  • Mathematics

And any one (1) of the following subjects

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
Notes:
  • Candidate who does not pass Mathematics subject at matriculation level/Asasi has to at least obtained credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level
  • Obtained at least credit in SPM for following subjects
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Obtained at least Band 3 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)
  • All candidates who have been shortlisted will be interviewed by Veterinary Medicine Faculty UMK personnel.
Candicate with Diploma/ equivalent

General University terms

  • Pass Diploma/equivalent with acknowledgement by Malaysian government and approved by IPTA senate or
  • Pass STPM year 2007 or previously with at least CGPA 00 and obtained at least
    • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in General Studies subject and
    • Grade C(NGMP 2.00) in 2 other subjects or
  • Pass Matriculation KPM/Asasi Sains UM/Asasi Uitm year 2007 with at least CGPA 2.00 and
  • Pass SPM or equivalent with credit (Grade c) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or credit (Grade C) Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Melayu July Paper and
  • Obtained at least Band 1 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

Diploma / Equivalent

Diploma/equivalent

 

Obtained Diploma with credit in related field from an institution acknowledged by government, MQA and approval by UMK senate and obtained CGPA at least 3.00

or

Obtained other qualification which acknowledged as equivalent by Malaysian government and approved by UMK senate and obtained CGPA at least 3.00

and

Obtained at least credit at SPM level in 5 subjects including

  • English and
  • Mathematics
Notes:
  • Intake and duration of study will be depending on the exemption of the approved subjects by UMK. Candidate need to submit complete exam result during Diploma (from semester 1 till then last semester) to UMK. Candidate also need to submit copy of Diploma/equivalent or confirmation of thegraduation letter and other supporting letters with Copy of Online Application Form aslisted before application closing date.
  • Obtained at least Band 3 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)
  • All candidates who have been shortlisted will be interviewed by Veterinary Medicine Faculty UMK personnel.

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