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#11764 of 14,131 In the World
#4861 of 5,830 In Asia
#40 of 65 In Myanmar
#1 of 2 In North Okkalapa

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Acceptance rate

* The University of Medicine 2, Yangon is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or General Certificate of Education with Ordinary ('O') level. Direct entrance to second year for General Certificate of Education holders with Advanced ('A') level, or equivalent foreign qualification, and entrance examination (IMAT)
Academic CalendarNovember to July


The tuition table for University of Medicine 2, Yangon gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Duration Tuition Cost (MMK)
MBBS 5 years 50,000,000
BDS 5 years 50,000,000
B.Sc. Nursing 4 years 30,000,000
B.Pharm 4 years 40,000,000
B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology 4 years 25,000,000
B.Sc. Physiotherapy 4 years 30,000,000
B.Sc. Radiography 4 years 25,000,000
B.Sc. Health Information Management 4 years 20,000,000
M.Sc. Medical Microbiology 2 years 40,000,000
M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry 2 years 40,000,000
M.Sc. Medical Physiology 2 years 40,000,000
M.Sc. Medical Pharmacology 2 years 40,000,000
M.Sc. Medical Entomology 2 years 40,000,000
M.Sc. Medical Parasitology 2 years 40,000,000
M.Sc. Medical Virology 2 years 40,000,000
M.Sc. Medical Physics 2 years 40,000,000
M.Sc. Medical Statistics 2 years 30,000,000
M.Sc. Health Promotion 2 years 30,000,000
M.Sc. Health Economics 2 years 30,000,000
M.Sc. Health Policy and Management 2 years 30,000,000

All tuition costs are in Myanmar Kyat (MMK).

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Medicine 2, Yangon.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology No No No
Business No No No
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science No No No
Economics No No No
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No No No
Mathematics No No No
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics No No No
Psychology No No No
Bachelor's Degree Medicine, Surgery
Master's Degree Medicine
Doctorate Degree Anatomy, Biochemistry, Medicine, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Public Health

Notable alumni

  1. Ni Ni Khin Zaw

    Ni Ni Khin Zaw
    Born in
    Myanmar Flag Myanmar
    1991-.. (age 33)

    Ni Ni Khin Zaw is a Burmese pop singer. She is the 2008 winner at The Best of Melody World, a televised singing competition. She performed in the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2013 Southeast Asian Games in Naypyidaw.

  2. Cynthia Maung

    Cynthia Maung
    Born in
    Myanmar Flag Myanmar
    1959-.. (age 65)
    human rights activistphysician

    Cynthia Maung is a Karen medical doctor and founder of Mae Tao Clinic that has been providing free healthcare services for internally displaced persons (IDP) and migrant workers on the Thai-Burmese border for three decades.

  3. Chit Thu Wai

    Chit Thu Wai
    Born in
    Myanmar Flag Myanmar
    1983-.. (age 41)

    Chit Thu Wai is a Burmese actress, singer and medical doctor. She has achieved fame and success as an actress and singer.

  4. Zaw Wai Soe

    Zaw Wai Soe
    Born in
    Myanmar Flag Myanmar
    1962-.. (age 62)

    Zaw Wai Soe is a Burmese orthopaedics surgeon, physician, and professor who currently serves as the acting Union Minister for the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Health and Sports since 2 March 2021, appointed by the CRPH. Previously he served as the Rector of the University of Medicine 1, Yangon since 20 May 2015, Rector of the University of Medicine 2, Yangon from 2014 to 2015, and led the task force for reforming sixteen medical related universities in Myanmar.

  5. Wai Phyo Aung

    Wai Phyo Aung
    Born in
    Myanmar Flag Myanmar
    1985-.. (age 39)

    Wai Phyo Aung is a Burmese politician and medical doctor served as a member of parliament in the House of Representatives for Thaketa Township constituency from 2016 until his removal from office in the 2021 Myanmar coup d'état. He is a member of the National League for Democracy.

University of Medicine 2, Yangon faculties and divisions

Department/Division : Anatomy Anatomy, Biological and Life Sciences, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Genetics, Histology
Department/Division : Biochemistry Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Nutrition
Department/Division : Botany Biological and Life Sciences, Botany, Genetics, Plant Pathology
Department/Division : Chemistry Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Natural Sciences, Organic Chemistry
Department/Division : English Arts and Humanities, English
Department/Division : Forensic Medicine Ethics, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Pathology, Toxicology
Department/Division : Medicine Anaesthesiology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Haematology, Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Physical Therapy, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Urology
Department/Division : Microbiology Biological and Life Sciences, Medical Parasitology, Microbiology, Virology
Department/Division : Myanmar Studies Cultural Studies
Department/Division : Pathology Immunology, Pathology
Department/Division : Pharmacology Biological and Life Sciences, Pharmacology, Pharmacy
Department/Division : Physics Applied Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics
Department/Division : Physiology Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Endocrinology, Nutrition, Physiology
Department/Division : Preventive and Social Medicine Epidemiology, Public Administration, Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine
Department/Division : Surgery Radiology, Surgery
Department/Division : Zoology Biological and Life Sciences, Ecology, Entomology, Medical Parasitology, Physiology, Zoology

General information

Alternative names UM2
ဆေးတက္ကသိုလ်(၂) ရန်ကုန်
Founded 1963
Motto Service, Sympathy, Humanity

Location and contacts

Address Khaemarthi Road North Okkalapa
Yangon, 11031
City population 243,000