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Primary Master of Medicine (Emergency Medicine) Part A (MCQ) Exam Not Available

Primary MMed (EM) Part A (MCQ) Exam
March and September of each year
Mr Jeffrey Tan
Tel: 6516 3311
Email:
Final Master of Medicine (Emergency Medicine) / Part B & C Exam Not Available May and November of each year

PRIMARY MASTER OF MEDICINE (EMERGENCY MEDICINE) PART A (MCQ)

Exam Dates:

First Diet: Thursday, 2 March 2017
Second Diet: Thursday, 7 September 2017

Closing Date of Application:

First Diet: Wednesday, 1 February 2017
Second Diet: Monday, 31 July 2017

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must hold a primary medical qualification. Part A can be taken in the first foundation year of training or its overseas equivalent. Local candidates would be eligible to apply for the exam in their houseman year.

Exam Format:

The Pri MMed(EM) Exam consist of 100 MCQs in Single Best Answer (SBA) format (5-options-choose-1-best answer). Please find a sample of 10 MCQ questions for your reference. Duration of the paper is 2 hours

The syllabus for the M Med (EM) Parts A, B and C will follow the Emergency Medicine Core Curriculum used by the Emergency Medicine Residency Program in Singapore. The weightage to be given for the various areas of the Primary MMed EM Part A Examination will be approximately as follows: .

Anatomy

20%
Biochemistry 10%
Physiology 20%
Pathology 15%
Pharmacology 10%
Microbiology 20%
Genetics & Immunology 5%

Application:

Online application: Applicants will need to create an account via DGMS Online System for Course Applications (OSCA) and submit the application online by 31 July 2017, Monday 2359hrs

All applications and fees must be submitted online to NUS by the closing date as stipulated above. Late or incomplete applications will not be entertained. Applications received through email will not be accepted.

DGMS is not obliged to give any reasons for unsuccessful applications.

Examination Fees:

DESCRIPTION MMed Fee (SGD)
Application Fee (non-refundable)

20.00

Examination Fee 581.75

Notes:

  • MMed fee is inclusive of GST
  • The online application fee of SGD20 is payable at the point of submission
  • Payment modes: credit/debit card only
  • All fees are subject to changes without prior notice, and must be paid at the time of application

Withdrawal Policy:

If candidate decides to withdraw after placement is confirmed, he/ she must write in to DGMS.

  1. If written notice of withdrawal is received before the acceptance of placement deadline, a refund, less the application fee will be made.
  2. If written notice of withdrawal is received after the acceptance of placement deadline, or the candidate fails to attend the examination for any reason, no refund will be administered.

For further enquiries, please contact:

Jeffrey Tan (Mr)
Tel: (65) 6516 3311 / 6601 4888
Email:

FINAL MASTER OF MEDICINE (EMERGENCY MEDICINE) / PART B & PART C EXAMINATIONS

Exam Dates:

Part B Exam Date: 25 May 2017, Thursday
Part C Exam Date: 27 May 2017, Saturday

Closing Date of Application:

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Candidates from Singapore and any country around the world with Primary Medical Qualification may apply.
  2. Candidates must have a pass in any one of the following examinations:
    1. MCEM Part A
    2. Primary examination of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine
    3. Primary examination of the Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine
    4. Primary examination of South African College of Emergency Medicine
  3. All candidates must take both MMed Emergency Medicine Part B and Part C together at the first sitting.

Posting requirement:

  1. Candidates must have completed at least 36 months of post‐graduation / MBBS work experience as a doctor.
  2. All clinical postings that are to be used for computation of eligibility for the Master of Medicine (Emergency Medicine) (MMed(EM)) are to be of a continuous period of at least 2 months duration.
  3. Candidates must have completed at least 6 months of Emergency Medicine (EM) postings in their post‐registration experience to be eligible for the examination
  4. These work experiences must be gained by the time of sitting the examination (not application).
  5. Candidates would only be conferred the MMed (EM) degree after they have fully completed the following:
    1. At least 12 months of training posts in Emergency Medicine.
    2. At least 6 months of training posts in Medicine, of which at least 2 months should be in Internal Medicine and the remainder, if any, in at least 2 months each of any one or more of the following: Paediatrics, Cardiology, Respiratory Medicine, Endocrinology, Renal Medicine, Haematology, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, Geriatrics or Medical Oncology.
    3. At least 6 months of training posts in Surgery, of which no more than 3 months may be in Anaesthesia. The other surgical postings, each of which should be at least 2 months duration should be in one or more of the following surgical disciplines, viz. General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, ENT, Eye, Neurosurgery, Burns and Plastics, Urology, Colorectal Surgery, Hand Surgery or Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
    4. At least 12 months of additional postings in a combination of any of the above relevant disciplines, such as Emergency Medicine, Medical postings (e.g. Internal Medicine, Paediatrics, Cardiology, Respiratory Medicine, Endocrinology, Renal Medicine, Haematology, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, Geriatrics or Medical Oncology) and Surgical postings (e.g. General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, ENT, Eye, Neurosurgery, Burns and Plastics, Urology, Colorectal Surgery, Hand Surgery or Obstetrics & Gynaecology).

Application:

Please submit your application online via Graduate Admission System (GDA2) by the closing date as stipulated above.
Late or incomplete applications will not be entertained. A step-by-step guide to applying online can be found here.

  • A Letter of Certification of completed postings endorsed by the Program Director (where applicable)
  • A copy of your MRCEM Part A results letter or any other acceptable examination result
  • 1 passport sized photo
  • Certified true copy of following documents (Official English translations will be required for stamps or certificates sent that are not in English):
    • Basic medical degree certificate (MBBS) (in English Medium)
    • Medical registration (in English Medium)
    • NRIC : for locals / Permanent Residents
    • Employment Pass and Passport : for foreigners (residing in Singapore)
    • Passport : for foreigners (residing outside Singapore)

DGMS is not obliged to give any reasons for unsuccessful applications.

Examination Fees:

DESCRIPTION MMED FEE (SGD)
Part B and C Examination Fee 3,782.59
Part B only 772.52
Part C only 3,030.07

Notes:

  • MMed fees are inclusive of GST and SGD20 non-refundable application fee
  • Payment modes: credit/ debit card only
  • All fees are subject to changes without prior notice, and must be paid at the time of application
  • Successful candidates will be notified via email to submit payment details form within 2-3 weeks after application closes. Placement will be confirmed only after payment has been made.

Withdrawal Policy:

If candidate decides to withdraw after placement is confirmed, he/she must write in to DGMS.

  1. If written notice of withdrawal is received before the acceptance of placement deadline, a refund, less the application fee will be made.
  2. If written notice of withdrawal is received after the acceptance of placement deadline, or the candidate fails to attend the examination for any reason, no refund will be administered.

For further enquiries, please contact:

Jeffrey Tan (Mr)
Division of Graduate Medical Studies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore, Block MD 3 Level 2, 16 Medical Drive,
Singapore 117600
Tel: (65) 6516 3311 / 6601 4888
Email: