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Allianze College of Medical Sciences (ACMS)
Waziria Medical Square
Jalan Bertam 2, Mukim 6
13200 Kepala Batas
Pulau Pinang
Tel : 604-5780898
Fax : 604-5780868
Website : http://www.acms.edu.my

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Introduction

ACMS Resources Sdn. Bhd. was incorporated to set up the Allianze College of Medical Sciences (ACMS) in Penang, Malaysia. ACMS is an established college specializing in Medicine and Allied Health Sciences education. As a 'Meducationist' - an expert in Education & Professionalism in Medicine  - we are dedicated to producing competent medical personnel for medical care. The ultimate objective of ACMS is develop the College into a full-fledged higher learning institution offering internationally-recognized programs in medicine and allied health sciences.

In 2002, ACMS started an undergraduate Medical Degree program (Ijazah Pendidikan Kedoktoran) in collaboration with Universitas Sumatera Utara (USU) and has since been actively providing professional development courses; and undergraduate and postgraduate training in health sciences.

ACMS has major plans for the future development of its campus in Kepala Batas, Penang. This includes high-technology medical facilities and hostels for students. Kepala Batas will be designated the medical hub of the region and ACMS would play a significant role in the overall development of the Penang Medical City (PMC).

In this context, ACMS will continue to foster academic partnerships with renowned medical universities in ASEAN countries as well as other regions. ACMS's existence in this region will provide medical education and training for the future health care professionals of the world, and progressively establish research programs for the benefit of people in the region. ACMS is here to serve the community through medical education and health care services and our social commitment is full of vision and vigor. 

WHAT MAKES US SPECIAL?
ACMS will always strive to provide a wholesome education to its students where a quality learning and teaching environment is offered. We are determined to produce high quality graduates and professionals with firm fundamentals in medical knowledge.

ACMS offers programs that nurtures its students. We take pride in providing courses that encourage the development of communicative and analytical skills, respect for diversity and leadership qualities.  As a meducationist, our core belief is that the appropriate education will bring forth the potential of students who will be experts in their fields and serve the nation and country with dedication.



Course Outline

Together with our team of topnotch meducators, we currently provide the following degree, diploma, pre-diploma and certificate courses:
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD USU) - Twinning Program with Universitas Sumatera Utara (USU) KPT/JPS/ (PA 3632) 01/12
  • Diploma in Science (UiTM)  KPT/JPS/ (KA 8377) 10/12
  • Diploma in Pharmacy (under UKM's supervision) KPT/JPS/ (PA 6000) 01/12
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy KPT/JPS/ (PA 3632) 01/12
  • Diploma in Nursing KPT/JPS/ (PA 3632) 01/12
  • Pre-Diploma in Science (UiTM) KPT/JPS/ (PA 3632) 01/12
  • Certificate in Pre-Medical Studies KPT/JPS/ (PA 3632) 01/12
  • Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-Basic) KPT/JPS/ (PA 3632) 01/12
And because we believe in advancement, we will soon be adding more programs to the list:
  • Bachelor of Nursing (UK, Australia, Canada)
  • Conversion Program (Nursing)
  • Certificate in Nursing
  • Diploma in Medical Imaging (UiTM)
  • Diploma in Medical Lab Technology



Facilities

Our new medical city campus at Bertam, Penang is equipped with various facilities and its surrounding grounds will accommodate approximately 2,000 students. The facilities comprise a library, Physics Laboratory, Chemistry Laboratory, Pharmaceutical Laboratory, Biology Laboratory, Physiotherapy Laboratory, Clinical Skills Laboratory, Lecture Theater, PBL Room, Seminar Room, Auditorium, Simulation Ward, Multimedia Room and Audio Visual Hall. Students are also provided with quality and comfortable accommodation with a clubhouse, student center, sport facilities, swimming pool and cafeteria.

STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES & STUDENT DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES
ACMS has set up an all-encompassing Student Affairs Department that aims to address various student needs and support student development activities. Students are free to consult our staff who are trained and compassionate in advising on matters pertaining accommodation, transportation, health and wellness, personal matters and career counseling. 

INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION, ACHIEVEMENT & PARTNERSHIP
Through partnerships with various local and international universities, we are able to provide high quality medical programs to our students. Among the Malaysian meducation partners who are helping to create the generation of professionals are:
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)
  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
In the future, we will also offer more medical programs for our students in collaboration with international universities:
  • Universitas Hassanuddin (UNHAS), Makassar, Sulawesi, Indonesia
  • Universitas Andalas (UNAND) Padang, Indonesia
  • National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG), Ireland
  • University College Cork (UCC), Ireland
  • Moscow Medical Academy (MMA), Russia
  • Volgograd State Medical University (VSM), Russia
  • Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy (NNS), Russia
  • Gulf Medical College (GMC), United Arab Emirates