Daw Sarjit Kaur

B.A (Hons:), M.A (English) Y.U,

First Certificate in English(Cambridge University),

Dip. in  Medical Education


Brief HIstory Of Department

The English department of the University of Medicine (2) was established in 1963 with the staff members seconded from the Ministry of Education. It came under the Ministry of Health with effect from 1st January, 1981.

The first Lecturer and Head of the English Department was Mrs. E. Gaudoin, assisted by two tutors, U Thi Ha and Miss Louisa Benson. After her first term, Miss Benson left and was replaced by U Han Tin. He became Head of Department at the University of Medicine (2) when Mrs. E. Gaudoin was recalled to Rangoon Arts and Science University. U Han Tin left for UK for further studies in 1967 and Daw Naw Joy Loo became the Head of Department.
She remained so until November 1988 when she was transferred to the University of Medicine (1). Then, Daw Cecilia James became Head of English Department and when she retired Daw Hla Hla Win took over . Then, Daw Sarjit Kaur became the Head of the Department in 2012. English Department now has a Head (Lecturer), four lecturers, five assistant lecturers and four tutors.

The English Course at the University of Medicine commenced in 1963 with 50 fresh matriculates.In 1964, a two-year course was introduced for the first year medical students. However, in 1971, the first year M.B.,B.S became a one-year course. From that time, English is taught as a subject only to the first year students.
In present time, outcome-based integrated curriculum is being introduced and started from this (12/2019) batch in-take. In accordance with new curriculum, English is taught as a subject (Language II) in Semester I (duration of six months) in the foundation year.


Former Head Of Department

Mrs E.Gaudoin

Head of Department

U Han TIn

Head of Department

Daw Naw Joy Loo

Head of Department

Daw Cecilia James

Head of Department
(1988/89- 95)

Daw Hla Hla Win

Head of Department
(1996- 2012)

Aim and Objectives 

Level Objectives

At the end of the course, the students will be able to recognize English as a living subject relevant to Medicine.

Departmental Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, the students will be able to


  • Gain language competency to engage in international situation through various activities.
  • Develop basic understanding of health knowledge through practicing in medical contexts.


  • Utilize active strategies to improve comprehension in reading various texts including medically- related passages.
  • Write both non –academic texts accurately and expressively.
  • Develop communication skills practicing actively in discussions, presentations and seminars in everyday encounter and medical settings.


  • Achieve awareness of intercultural and ethical issues through stimulus based tasks related to medical settings.
  • Gain confidence and be prepared for life-long learning as medical professionals.
Group photo for English Department

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