RCSI Intercollegiate Basic Surgical Skills Courses are currently held in Malaysia at least four times a year. The venue is either Penang Medical College or at UNIMAS, Kuching, Sarawak.  Candidate numbers are limited to 16 per course. As these courses are extremely popular, surgical trainees are strongly advised to apply early. Full fees must accompany application forms. 


The March 5-7, 2014 course at Penang Medical College and the March 12-14, 2014 course at Kuching were successfully conducted and concluded with full candidate participation as were the June 18-20 course at PU-RCSI,Serdang and the September 3-5 and December 3-5 courses at Penang Medical College. In 2015 all courses  at Penang Medical College and UNIMAS were fully subscribed and concluded successfully.

 The March, June ,September and December 2016 courses were fully subscribed. In June 2016 the President of RCSI officiated at the closing.


The March 2017 ourses in Penang and Kuching have concluded with full participation.

The June, September and December 2017 courses in Penang  concluded with full participation.


The 2018 calendar is now available.Application forms are available  for download. ( See below )


All applications for RCSI skills courses in Malaysia should be sent to -


Prof. Premnath N

Director of Surgical Training

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Basic Surgical Skills Course

RCSI-UCD Malaysia Campus

4 Sepoy Lines Road

10450 Penang, Malaysia




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