To be eligible to apply into the IMU programme, students must have an acceptable pre-University qualification or a good science degree. In addition to academic ability, the IMU looks for excellence in co-curricular activities and good communication skills.

 

Minimum Grades for Eligibility to Apply

Please note that the grades required for admission into the respective programmes may be higher due to competitiveness of the admission exercises. Please note that achieving the minimum entry and English requirements as stated does not guarantee you admission into any of IMU’s programmes. Please refer to the University for any variation on entry requirement. The IMU reserves the right to change these admission requirements from time to time.

Acupuncture (MSc)

A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to have obtained:

  1. A Bachelor Degree in Chinese Medicine, Medicine, Medical Sciences or its equivalent with a minimum cGPA 2.50 and above as accepted by University’s Senate; or
  2. A Bachelor Degree in Chinese Medicine, Medicine, Medical Sciences or its equivalent not meeting cGPA 2.50, will be subjected to a minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience
For Malaysian Students
Not applicable

For International Students

  1. IELTS : Band score 5.0; or
  2. TOEFL (PBT) : Overall score of 410-413; or
  3. TOEFL (iBT) : Overall score of 34; or
  4. Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) : Overall score of 160; or
  5. Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) : Overall score of 180; or
  6. Pearson Test of English (PTE) : Overall score of 36;

The following categories of students are exempted from the above requirements:

  1. International students from countries in which English is the first language.
  2. International students who graduated from any Malaysian or other institutions where the curriculum is delivered in English.

 

Analytical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (MSc)

A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to have obtained:

  1. A Bachelor Degree in related discipline with a minimum cGPA of 2.75 or equivalent,
    as accepted by the University’s Senate; or
  2. A Bachelor Degree in related discipline with a minimum cGPA of 2.50, but not meeting cGPA 2.75,  can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or
  3. A Bachelor Degree in related discipline not meeting cGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.
For Malaysian Students
Not applicable

For International Students

  1. IELTS : Band score 5.0; or
  2. TOEFL (PBT) : Overall score of 410-413; or
  3. TOEFL (iBT) : Overall score of 34; or
  4. Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) : Overall score of 160; or
  5. Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) : Overall score of 180; or
  6. Pearson Test of English (PTE) : Overall score of 36;

The following categories of students are exempted from the above requirements:

  1. International students from countries in which English is the first language.
  2. International students who graduated from any Malaysian or other institutions where the curriculum is delivered in English.

 

Business Administration in Healthcare Management (Master)

A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to have obtained:

Certificate

  1. Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree with a minimum cGPA of 2.50, as accepted by the University’s Senate or
  2. If cGPA is below 2.50, the applicant must have at least 5 years of working experience.

Diploma

  1. Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree with a minimum cGPA of 2.50, as accepted by the University’s Senate or
  2. If cGPA is below 2.50, the applicant must have at least 5 years of working experience or
  3. Pass the IMU Postgraduate Certificate of Business Administration in Healthcare Management.

Master

  1. Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree with a minimum cGPA of 2.50, as accepted by the University’s Senate or
  2. If cGPA is below 2.50, the applicant must have at least 5 years of working experience or
  3. Pass the IMU Postgraduate Diploma of Business Administration in Healthcare Management or the IMU Postgraduate Certificate of Business Administration in Healthcare Management.
For Malaysian Students

Not applicable

For International Students

  1. IELTS : Band score 5.0; or
  2. TOEFL (PBT) : Overall score of 410-413; or
  3. TOEFL (iBT) : Overall score of 34; or
  4. Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) : Overall score of 160; or
  5. Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) : Overall score of 180; or
  6. Pearson Test of English (PTE) : Overall score of 36;

The following categories of students are exempted from the above requirements:

  1. International students from countries in which English is the first language.
  2. International students who graduated from any Malaysian or other institutions where the curriculum is delivered in English.

 

Counselling (Master)

A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to have obtained:

  1. A Bachelor Degree in related discipline with a minimum cGPA of 2.50, as accepted by the University’s Senate; or
  2. A Bachelor Degree in related discipline not meeting cGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.
  3. Candidates need to undergo an interview assessment upon request by the school.
For Malaysian Students
Not applicable
For International Students

  1. IELTS : Band score 5.0; or
  2. TOEFL (PBT) : Overall score of 410-413; or
  3. TOEFL (iBT) : Overall score of 34; or
  4. Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) : Overall score of 160; or
  5. Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) : Overall score of 180; or
  6. Pearson Test of English (PTE) : Overall score of 36;

The following categories of students are exempted from the above requirements:

  1. International students from countries in which English is the first language.
  2. International students who graduated from any Malaysian or other institutions where the curriculum is delivered in English.

Diabetes Management & Education (PG Dip)

Registered Nurse / Assistant Medical Officer / Dietitian / Pharmacist / Physiotherapist / Clinical Psychologist / Podiatrist / Medical Practitioner with a Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline and a minimum CGPA of 2.50*

+

Registered (if appropriate) with Nursing / Assistant Medical Officer / Pharmacy / Medical Practitioner Board of Malaysia or country of origin or its equivalent

+

Minimum 2 years of working experience in their professions

* If bachelor’s degree in related discipline is a CGPA of less than 2.50, a minimum of 2 years working experience in a related field of diabetes management and education is required.


English Requirements for International Students

  1. IELTS : Band score 5.0; or
  2. TOEFL (PBT) : Overall score of 410-413; or
  3. TOEFL (iBT) : Overall score of 34; or
  4. Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) : Overall score of 160; or
  5. Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) : Overall score of 180; or
  6. Pearson Test of English (PTE) : Overall score of 36;

The following categories of students are exempted from the above requirements:

  1. International students from countries in which English is the first language.
  2. International students who graduated from any Malaysian or other institutions where the curriculum is delivered in English.

Endodontics (Postgraduate Diploma)

A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to:

  1. Bachelor of Dental Surgery or equivalent qualification
  2. Registered under Division 1 of the Malaysian Dental Register and holds current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC); or
  3. Registered with the dental regulatory body in another country and eligible to be granted a Temporary Practicing Certificate (TPC)
  4. Eligible to apply for an APC or TPC (whichever is applicable) that is specific to the IMU Oral Health Centre (OHC) and eligible to attend clinical sessions in the Centre during the study period of the program
  5. A minimum of one (1) year clinical practice after basic degree
  6. Able to demonstrate an interest in Endodontics with appropriate baseline knowledge and skills in general dentistry
  7. Health requirements as required by IMU
For Malaysian Students Not applicable
For International Students

  1. IELTS : Band score of 6; or
  2. TOEFL : Overall score of 550

The following categories of students are exempted from the above requirements:

  1. International students from countries in which English is the first language.
  2. International students who graduated from any Malaysian or other institutions where the curriculum is delivered in English.

Health Professions Education (Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / Master)

A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to have obtained:

Certificate

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.50; or
  2. A Bachelor’s Degree not meeting CGPA 2.50 must have at least 5 years of working experience; or
  3. Other equivalent qualifications that are recognised in Malaysia

Diploma

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.50; or
  2. A Bachelor’s Degree not meeting CGPA 2.50 must have at least 5 years of working experience
  3. Pass PG Certificate in Health Professions Education; or
  4. Pass the PG Certificate in Medical Education
  5. Other equivalent qualifications that are recognised in Malaysia

Master

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.50; or
  2. A Bachelor’s Degree not meeting CGPA 2.50 must have at least 5 years of working experience; or
  3. Other equivalent qualifications that are recognised in Malaysia
For Malaysian Students
Not applicable

For International Students

  1. IELTS : Band score 5.0; or
  2. TOEFL (PBT) : Overall score of 410-413; or
  3. TOEFL (iBT) : Overall score of 34; or
  4. Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) : Overall score of 160; or
  5. Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) : Overall score of 180; or
  6. Pearson Test of English (PTE) : Overall score of 36;

The following categories of students are exempted from the above requirements:

  1. International students from countries in which English is the first language.
  2. International students who graduated from any Malaysian or other institutions where the curriculum is delivered in English.

 

Implant Dentistry (Postgraduate Diploma)

A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to:

  1. Registered as a dental surgeon with the Malaysian Dental Council (MDC) or equivalent in the student’s home country.
  2. Having at least two years post-graduation clinical experience.
  3. Participants who possess a current Annual Practice Certificate(APC) to practise dentistry in Malaysia.
  4. Participants who are eligible to practise dentistry in Malaysia with a Temporary Practice Certificate(TPC).
  5. All candidates need to be issued an APC or TPC(whichever is applicable) that is specific to the IMU Oral Health Centre(OHC) to be eligible to attend the clinical sessions in the centre during the period of the study.
  6. Participants should be able to demonstrate an interest in the use of dental implants with appropriate baseline knowledge and skills in oral surgery and restorative dentistry
For Malaysian Students
Not applicable

For International Students

  1. IELTS : Band score 5.0; or
  2. TOEFL (PBT) : Overall score of 410-413; or
  3. TOEFL (iBT) : Overall score of 34; or
  4. Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) : Overall score of 160; or
  5. Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) : Overall score of 180; or
  6. Pearson Test of English (PTE) : Overall score of 36;

The following categories of students are exempted from the above requirements:

  1. International students from countries in which English is the first language.
  2. International students who graduated from any Malaysian or other institutions where the curriculum is delivered in English.

 

Medical and Health Sciences (MSc)

A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to have obtained:

  1. A bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, as accepted by the HEP Senate; or
  2. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or
  3. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.

Note:

  • Applicants with the appropriate experience will be given priority of selection.
For Malaysian Students
Not applicable

For International Students

  1. IELTS : Band score 5.0; or
  2. TOEFL (PBT) : Overall score of 410-413; or
  3. TOEFL (iBT) : Overall score of 34; or
  4. Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) : Overall score of 160; or
  5. Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) : Overall score of 180; or
  6. Pearson Test of English (PTE) : Overall score of 36;

The following categories of students are exempted from the above requirements:

  1. International students from countries in which English is the first language.
  2. International students who graduated from any Malaysian or other institutions where the curriculum is delivered in English.

 

Medical and Health Sciences (PhD)

A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to have obtained:

  1. A Master’s Degree accepted by the HEP Senate; or.
  2. Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree that are accepted by the HEP Senate.

Note:
i) There shall be no direct entry from Bachelors degree level to Doctoral degree level.

ii) Candidates with Bachelors degree who are registered for Master’s degree programmes may apply to convert their candidacy to the doctoral degree programmes within ONE (1) year after Master’s degree registration, subjected to:

a) having shown competency and capability in conducting research at Doctoral degree level

b) rigorous internal evaluation by the HEP

c) approval by the HEP Senate

For Malaysian Students
Not applicable

For International Students

  1. IELTS : Band score 5.0; or
  2. TOEFL (PBT) : Overall score of 410-413; or
  3. TOEFL (iBT) : Overall score of 34; or
  4. Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) : Overall score of 160; or
  5. Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) : Overall score of 180; or
  6. Pearson Test of English (PTE) : Overall score of 36;

The following categories of students are exempted from the above requirements:

  1. International students from countries in which English is the first language.
  2. International students who graduated from any Malaysian or other institutions where the curriculum is delivered in English.

 

Molecular Medicine (MSc)

A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to have obtained:

  1. A Bachelor Degree in related discipline with a minimum cGPA of 2.75 or equivalent,
    as accepted by the University’s Senate; or
  2. A Bachelor Degree in related discipline with a minimum cGPA of 2.50, but not meeting cGPA 2.75,  can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or
  3. A Bachelor Degree in related discipline not meeting cGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.
For Malaysian Students
Not applicable

For International Students

  1. IELTS : Band score 5.0; or
  2. TOEFL (PBT) : Overall score of 410-413; or
  3. TOEFL (iBT) : Overall score of 34; or
  4. Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) : Overall score of 160; or
  5. Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) : Overall score of 180; or
  6. Pearson Test of English (PTE) : Overall score of 36;

The following categories of students are exempted from the above requirements:

  1. International students from countries in which English is the first language.
  2. International students who graduated from any Malaysian or other institutions where the curriculum is delivered in English.

 

Pharmacy Practice (Master)

A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to have obtained:

  1. A bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.75, as accepted by the HEP Senate; or
  2. A bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or
  3. A bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.
For Malaysian Students
Not applicable

For International Students

  1. IELTS : Band score 5.0; or
  2. TOEFL (PBT) : Overall score of 410-413; or
  3. TOEFL (iBT) : Overall score of 34; or
  4. Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) : Overall score of 160; or
  5. Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) : Overall score of 180; or
  6. Pearson Test of English (PTE) : Overall score of 36;

The following categories of students are exempted from the above requirements:

  1. International students from countries in which English is the first language.
  2. International students who graduated from any Malaysian or other institutions where the curriculum is delivered in English.

 

Prosthodontics (Postgraduate Diploma)

A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to:

  1. Bachelor of Dental Surgery or equivalent qualification
  2. Registered under Division 1 of the Malaysian Dental Register and holds current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC); or
  3. Registered with the dental regulatory body in another country and eligible to be granted a Temporary Practicing Certificate (TPC)
  4. Eligible to apply for an APC or TPC (whichever is applicable) that is specific to the IMU Oral Health Centre (OHC) and eligible to attend clinical sessions in the Centre during the study period of the program
  5. A minimum of one (1) year clinical practice after basic degree
  6. Able to demonstrate an interest in Prosthodontics with appropriate baseline knowledge and skills in general dentistry
  7. Health requirements as required by IMU
For Malaysian Students

Not applicable

For International Students

International candidates are required to have at least IELTS Band 6 or TOEFL 550 if their first degree is from a university where English is not the medium of instruction

Public Health (MSc)

A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to have obtained:

  1. A Bachelor Degree in related discipline with a minimum cGPA of 2.75 or equivalent,
    as accepted by the University’s Senate; or
  2. A Bachelor Degree in related discipline not meeting cGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.
For Malaysian Students
Not applicable

For International Students

  1. IELTS : Band score 5.0; or
  2. TOEFL (PBT) : Overall score of 410-413; or
  3. TOEFL (iBT) : Overall score of 34; or
  4. Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) : Overall score of 160; or
  5. Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) : Overall score of 180; or
  6. Pearson Test of English (PTE) : Overall score of 36;

The following categories of students are exempted from the above requirements:

  1. International students from countries in which English is the first language.
  2. International students who graduated from any Malaysian or other institutions where the curriculum is delivered in English.

 

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