Students feedback on the undergraduate MBBS curriculum faculty of medicine, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu, Malaysia

Norwati, Daud and Norhasiza, Mat Jusoh and Siti Yusrina Nadihah, Jamaludin and Nordin, Simbak and Aniza, Abd Aziz (2017) Students feedback on the undergraduate MBBS curriculum faculty of medicine, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu, Malaysia. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, 10 (12). p. 49. ISSN 0974-3618

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Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), Terengganu started its Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) programme in 2009. By September 2017, four batches of MBBS programme students have graduated. Currently, the Faculty of Medicine is in the process of revising its MBBS curriculum. The objective of the survey was to evaluate the medical students‟ satisfaction on the existing MBBS curriculum. An anonymous online feedback on the MBBS curriculum UniSZA was done on 56 final year students from the fourth batches who had just graduated. A scale of 1 to 5 was used to determine their satisfaction in the specified area. Scale 1 is for „very dissatisfied‟ and scale 5 is for „very satisfied‟. Descriptive analysis was used Microsoft Excel Programme. All 56 students responded to the feedback and 71.4% were female students. The mean (SD) score fortheir satisfaction on the overall curriculum, overall content for basic sciences, overall content for clinical subjects, adequacy of clinical content for future practice, competency of clinical skills for future practice and overall quality of the MBBS programme was 4.2(0.60), 4.2(0.65), 4.3(0.49), 4.4(0.56) , 4.3(0.58) and 4.3(0.53) respectively. About 71.4% of students responded that the MBBS curriculum should be revised. About 71.4% of students would definitely recommend UniSZA MBBS programme to others. The level of satisfaction of graduating medical students of UniSZA MBBS curriculum is reasonably high and they highly recommend this programme to others. However, there is a need for the curriculum to be revised. This feedback will help the faculty in revising and improving their future curriculum.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Medical curriculum, medical school, curriculum review, undergraduate medical students
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Fatin Safura
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2022 04:43
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2022 04:43

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