The Department of Medical Education was established in 1996.

The discipline of Medical Education aims to achieve the following objectives:

  1. Develop, implement and review activities related to improving the efficiency of teaching.
  2. Identify problems and suggest methods to facilitate the interaction of the academic and non-academic staff of the faculty with a view to including the concept of team work.




To improve and sustain the quality of teaching/learning processes in the Faculty.

To conduct Degree, Diploma and Certificate courses in Health Sciences.




Participation in Undergraduate Training Programmes

We participate in the MBBS degree programme.

  • MBBS
  • B.Sc. (Human Biology)
  • B.Sc. (Nursing)
  • B.Sc. (Pharmacy)
  • B.Sc. (Medical Laboratory Sciences)


Teaching Activities

The department is responsible for maintaining and uplifting the standards of medical education in the Faculty. This is achieved through the following activities:

  • Curriculum evaluation and revision.
  • Evaluation of student feedback.
  • Peer evaluation and feedback for academic staff members.
  • Staff development workshops for academic and non-academic staff members.
  • Coordination and evaluation of assessments.

In addition, the academic staff members of the department also participate in teaching activities in the MBBS and Allied Health Science degree programmes.



The department is located on the third and fourth floors of the Library building. It comprises a fully air-conditioned audio-visual production room, equipped with state-of-the-art AV technology. These services are made available to all Departments of the Faculty for teaching-learning and research activities. These services are also provided for activities organized by the numerous student organizations in the Faculty.