Originally Posted by podrunner
May I know where it is stated that SMC recognises USM's basic medical degree? The list I have currently list only UM and UKM.
Also, do read what I wrote properly, especially the words "if" and "likelihood", which would have indicated my doubts as to the certainty of the PU and RCSI arrangement.
And seriously, why so antsy and defensive? The tie-ups are mentioned in Perdana's website.
Whether or not it will suffer the same fate as PMC, time will tell. FYI, my relative was offered a place in PU-RCSI program, that "with your results, you will definitely get a JPA scholarship for this course", and NO, this offer was not entertained by the relative.
Fine, so USM is off the chart, but UKM was in. I don't exactly remember the exact details, pardon that, but I know USM is in the States list, as for UKM in Sg and States.
Perdana U is so new, heck I wonder if they even have a teaching hospital for the clinical years.
I didn't really comprehend "FYI, my relative was offered a place in PU-RCSI program, that "with your results, you will definitely get a JPA scholarship for this course", and NO, this offer was not entertained by the relative."
So, did relative X take up the offer or not? And how did JPA come into the picture?
Believe or not, JPA definitely pops in. Its because that's the way the parties behind make money out of the taxpayers' cash. Ask the students there, I can bet at least 70% are JPA scholars.
As for USM's case of not being recognized by Singapore, doesn't matter much. What matters is USM does have a clinical hospital whereby Perdana U is hanging high and dry without a proper direction in ways that their student probably have no idea where.
Believe it or not, Malaysian budding doctors still have yet to know what is up for them. All, I mean ALL of the Monash Sunway students I've met in my first sem in med school never knew they had to undergo 2+3 years of HO and MO till they can set down to even consider specializing.
Seriously, how ignorant can the budding medical students get? It's really infuriating.