UNDERGRADUATE STUDY PROGRAM IN MEDICINE
Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing (FK-KMK) Universitas Gadjah Mada is the oldest medical faculty in Indonesia, established on March 5, 1946. Thousands of alumni have graduated and coloring the health sector in Indonesia and all over the world. Undergraduate study program is a part FK-KMK which has 6 postgraduate study programs, 20 specialist programs, 1 doctoral study program, and 9 study centers for teaching and learning. The undergraduate study program’s vision is ‘to be an excellent national medical education program that is innovative, globally standardized, and superior, as well as to serve the interests of the nation and humanity with professional human resources support.
In the academic year of 1992/1993, FK-KMK started implementing the curriculum of medical education based on core curriculum of medical education of Indonesia (KIPDI) with the strategy of Problem-based Learning (PBL). Then, in the academic year of 2003/2004, FK-KMK used an integrated curriculum spread in 21 blocks with PBL approach. In the academic year of 2007/2008, improvements were implemented while PBL was still used. Since the academic year 2013/2014, a new curriculum tailored to Indonesian medical doctor competencies (SKDI 2012) have been implemented and was integrated into the blocks and PBL strategy.
Some achievements of undergraduate study program in medicine FK-KMK UGM
- According to Webometrics – 2014:
- First Rank in Indonesia
- Ranked at the 12th in best universities in South-east Asia
- For International College University (4ICU) Asia Ranking:
- 26th (2012); 53rd (2011)
- First in Indonesia
- THE-QS World University Ranking:
- in 2011: FKKMK UGM was ranked 21st in Asia for Life Sciences and Medicine category
- In 2010: FKKMK UGM was ranked 23rd in Asia for Life Sciences & Biomedicine
- Accredited in:
- A category by National Accreditation Board of Higher Education (BAN-PT) – 2015, also a category by LAM PT KES (2015-2019),
- Overall verdict 5.1 of 7 scales by AUN-QA 2017
- Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU) (2016-2019)
- ISO: 9001 : 2008 Quality Management System – (2015 – 2017)
- CBT national exit exam rank 1st of 65 institutions 2014- 2015 (4 times)
- Pass of national exit exam: 97,43% (CBT), 99,63% (OSCE), 97,06%
- Benchmarking to LCME (Liaison Committee on Medical Education) USA
Learning stages in undergraduate study program of FK-KMK UGM:
- Bachelor Phase (undergraduate education phase)
- Length of Study: 3.5 years
- Study Load: 165 Credit System Unit (CSU)
- Student Degree: S.Ked (B.Med)
- Clinical Rotation Phase
- Length of Study: 2 years, after graduating the Bachelor in Medicine
- Study Load: 44 CSU
- National Exam on Medical Student’s competency (Uji Kompetensi Mahasiswa Program Profesi Dokter)
- Student Degree: dr. (dokter) or MD (Medical Doctor)
This is a compulsory program developed by the Indonesian Medical Council for a period of one year in rural areas throughout Indonesia.
There are two programs:
1. Regular program
- Applicants graduated from high school degree at last three years.
- Passed entrance examination which the methods and criteria are determined by government. Several national selection scheme were SNMPTN (30-50% intake), and SBMPTN (30% intake), and UGM intake was 20-40%. However in 2016, the percentage of SNMPTN intake was 35,35%, SBMPTN 27,78%, and UGM intake were 35,86% (the percentage distribution may changes annually, depends on the government policy).
- In a good health condition.
- Entrance examination include: academic potential test, basic academic test (mathematics, chemistry, physics, and biology), Bahasa Indonesia, and English.
2. International program
- Applicants from Indonesia or other countries graduated from high school degree at last three years.
- For Indonesian: passed entrance examination, include: basic academic test (mathematics, chemistry, physics, and biology), Gadjah Mada Scholastic test (GMST= a psychological test), English, Situational judgement test (SJT) and MMPI. For student from other countries passed entrance examination of basic academic test (mathematic, chemistry, physics, and biology), GMST, and interview.
- In a good health condition
The difference between Regular and International program.
Around 90% of course program between regular and international program are similar. Some differences in international program are: lectures are held using English as the language of instruction, learning the international health system (in block D2), and has an obligatory to have experience studying outgoing out-country in elective block (block D3).
1. Intercalated Master Program (IMP)*
This program is offered for students who are able to complete their undergraduate degree in time (3.5 years) with qualified GPA. They may continue to pursue a Master Program to our partner universities and then return to UGM to continue their Professional Phase. The partner universities are as follows:
- University of Sydney, Australia
- University of Melbourne, Australia
- Maastricht University, The Netherlands
- University of Groningen, The Netherlands
- Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
- Erasmus MC Rotterdam
- Tubingen University, German
- University College Dublin, Ireland
- Umea University, Sweden
- Newcastle University, UK
- Manchester University, UK
- Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
- National University of Singapore, Singapore
*The scheme of this program is as follow:
Finished Undergraduate program in UGM within 3,5 year –> IMP to preferred university –> continue to Professional Phase in UGM.
2. Elective Program
This program allows students to follow one elective module abroad and can converted in their 3 credit semester units which equals to 3-weeks activity (48-60 hours). Scholarships are available for selected students.
For technical information on online application please contact:
Direktorat Pendidikan & Pengajaran (DPP) UGM
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org cc: email@example.com
Phone: +62274 551222, 6491919 (working hour)
For detail program please:
International Relations Office (IRO)
Jl. Farmako Sekip Utara,
Yogyakarta 55281 Indonesia
Phone:+62 (274) 560300 ext. 115
Fax: +62 (274) 581876Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Fees Application Tuition
(Academic Year 2018/2019)
Rp 1.500.000,00 Rp 45.000.000,00/semester for Indonesian students USD 225 Rp 65.000.000,00/semester for non – Indonesian students
1st Intake 2nd Intake 3rd Intake Application Period 28 January – 20 February 2019 08 April – 01 May 2019 29 May – 25 June 2019 Payment Period Refer to the payment code
Note: For those who apply on 20 February 2019, the payment should be paid at the same day.
Refer to the payment code Refer to the payment code Admission Test Saturday and Sunday, 23 – 24 February 2019 Saturday and Sunday, 04 – 05 May 2019 Saturday and Sunday, 6 – 7 July 2019 Result Notification 01 March 2019 10 May 2019 12 July 2019
Test Venue: Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing Universitas Gadjah Mada (FK-KMK UGM)
Information : http://um.ugm.ac.id/
1. Sign up for an application account at um.ugm.ac.id, here.
2. Complete the online application form and upload the following documents (minimum 200 kb and maximum 800 kb):
For applicants who graduated in 2018 and 2017 For applicants who will be graduated in 2019 Colored Photograph Colored Photograph ID Card (SIM/KTP/Passport/student card) ID Card (SIM/KTP/Passport/student card) High school graduation certificate or SAT/A-Level/International Baccalaureate or equivalent certificate High school academic report from grade 10 to 11 and the first semester of grade 12 Health and non color blindness Certificates Health and non color blindness Certificates Financial Guarantee Letter (download here) Financial Guarantee Letter (download here) Academic Transcript / National Examination Final Score transcript (SKHUN) Certificate of National and/or International awards in academic or non academic (sport championship/performing art championship (if any) Certificate of National and/or International awards in academic or non academic (sport championship/performing art championship (if any)
- Pay non refundable application fee via Multi-Payment System of Bank Mandiri, BNI, BRI, BSM, or BTN as described here.
- Admission Card can be printed on the day as mentioned in your application account (step 7).
- Graduates of the last three years
- Indonesian High school qualification (Exact Sciences/IPA) or
- A-Level qualification or
- IB qualification
*Compulsory subjects are Biology and Chemistry
- Non color blindness
- Maximum age is 25 years old on 18th of May for each admission period
- Institutional TOEFL score of at least 500 (paper-based) or 173 (computer-based) or 61 (internet-based) or IELTS score of at least 5.00 or MUET score of least at Band 4.00
*For Double Degree applicants: IELTS certificate with minimum score 6.5
- Certificate of National and/or International awards in academic or non academic (sport championship/performing art championship (if any)
- STPM qualification with minimum CGPA 3.00 (in 4.00 scales) / 3B for science subjects or
- Pre-Medical qualification with minimum CGPA 3.00 (in 4.00 scales) or
- Foundation Programme/A-Level or equivalent qualification (Canadian Pre-University, South Australian Matriculation, Canadian International Matriculation Program, Monash University Foundation Year, University Foundation Studies for New South Wales, A-Level, Higher Education Certificate of Tamilnadu, India)
Admission Test Subjects Gadjah Mada Scholastic Test (GMST)
(Assess cognitive abilities and skills that
are generally considered relevant to studying)
(Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
(Designed to measure your academic English proficiency)
Situational Judgement Test Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)
(Mental capacity test to assess the level of
adaptation, performance, psychological problems, high-risk
behavior, and moral capacity)
Please wear formal outfit, such as: collared shirt, formal trousers/skirt under knees, and shoes during the admission test.