PhD in Public Health

Specific Entry Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline including medicine, nursing, health science, or other health or health-related discipline from a recognised university is the minimum academic qualification required for entry.
  • A First Class Honours degree or relevant qualifications from a recognised institution may be considered.
  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed.

PhD in Midwifery

Specific Entry Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in midwifery or in nursing with maternal and child health as specialisation is required. A candidate with a First Class Honours in midwifery or in nursing with adequate maternal and child health components in the curriculum may also be considered.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.

PhD in Nursing

Specific Entry Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in nursing is required. Candidates with a First Class Honours in nursing may also be considered.
  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed.

PhD in Clinical Science

Specific Entry Requirements:

  • MBBS degree or equivalent with a relevant experience equivalent to a Master`s degree or Master’s degree in any health related discipline from a recognised institution.
  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed.

PhD in Biomedical Science

Specific Entry Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in a relevant science field. A First Class Honours degree in a relevant field of biomedical or health sciences or a Bachelor’s degree in medicine with a relevant Master’s degree may also be considered when supported with evidence of strong research interest.
  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed.

Master of Health Science in Public Health (By Research)

Specific Entry Requirements:

  • A minimum of Second Class Honours in BHSc in medicine, nursing, health science, or other health or health-related discipline from a recognised university.
  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed on a case by case basis.

Master of Health Science in Biomedical Sciences (By Research)

Specific Entry Requirements:

  • A First or an Upper Second Class Honours in relevant field of biomedical or health sciences or a Bachelor’s degree in medicine. A Lower Second Class Honours may also be considered when supported with evidence of strong research interest.
  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed.

Master of Health Science in Midwifery (By Research)

Specific Entry Requirements:

  • A minimum of Second Class Honours in BHSc (Midwifery) or in a Bachelor’s degree in nursing with adequate maternal and child health component in the curriculum. Each candidate must have a license to practise through registration.
  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed.

Master of Health Science in Nursing (By Research)

Specific Entry Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Second Class Honours in BHSc (Nursing) or in a Bachelor’s degree in nursing from a recognised institution. Each candidate must have a license to practise through registration.
  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed.

Master of Health Science in Clinical Sciences (By Research)

Specific Entry Requirements:

  • MBBS degree or equivalent, a first or an upper second class honour`s degree in any health related discipline, or other disciplines with strong interest or experience in health sciences from a recognised institution.
  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed.

Master of Medicine (By coursework)

Specific Entry Requirements:

Candidates must hold a primary medical degree, MBBS or its equivalent, recognized by the Brunei Medical Board (BMB); be licensed or registered to practice medicine in Brunei Darussalam or in another country in a recognized post; have a minimum of twenty four (24) months of relevant work experience after graduation from primary medical degree (e.g. foundation year 1 and foundation year 2).

Candidates must satisfy the language requirements stipulated by the University.

In addition, a candidate shall be required to undergo and pass an interview, and additional clinical experience as mentioned below. The following specialties need additional requirements after completion of foundation training to enter the programme: 

  • For M.Med (General Internal Medicine), candidates must have at least twenty four (24) months of general internal medicine experience.
  • For M.Med (Paediatrics), candidates must have at least twelve (12) months of vocational training or basic specialty training in Paediatrics.
  • For M.Med (Critical Care Medicine), candidates must have worked (continuously or intermittently) in critical care medicine/intensive care medicine for at least six(6) months.
  • For M.Med (Anaesthesiology), candidates must have worked in anaesthesiology for at least six(6) months (either continuously or intermittently).
  • For M.Med (Psychiatry), candidates must hold a full-time clinical post in psychiatry, working for the Ministry of Health, Brunei Darussalam.

Master of Public Health (By Coursework)

  • A Second Class or equivalent Bachelor’s degree in medicine, nursing, health science, or other health or health-related discipline from a recognised university is the minimum academic qualification required for entry.
  • Shortlisted applicants may be interviewed on a case by case basis.