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.

Medicine

EXAMINATIONS
REQUIREMENTS
A-Levels BBB or ABC in
~Biology; and
~Chemistry; and
~Physics or Mathematics
STPM BBB or ABC in
~Biology; and
~Chemistry; and
~Physics or Mathematics
Australian Matriculation 80% aggregate or ATAR 80 including
~Biology; and
~Chemistry;and
~Physics or Mathematics
NCEA Level 3 Average of 80% in
~Biology; and
~Chemistry; and
~Physics or Mathematics
Canadian Grade 12/13 80% aggregate in 6 subjects (with an average of 80% in
~Biology; and
~Chemistry; and
~Physics or Mathematics)
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B4 in 5 subjects
~Biology; and
~Chemistry; and
~Physics; and
~Mathematics; and
~Additional Mathematics
Australian University Foundation Programmes 80% aggregate or ATAR 80 (with an average of 80% in 3 subjects
~Biology; and
~Chemistry;and
~Physics or Mathematics)
Indian Pre-University Average of 70% in all subjects (with an average of 70% in
~Biology; and
~Chemistry; and
~Physics or Mathematics)
Ministry of Education Matriculation * Overall cGPA 3.00

(with a cGPA of 2.00 in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics) and attained

5Bs in Biology, Chemistry,Physics, Mathematics / Additional Mathematics and another subject at SPM / O-level

International Baccalaureate (IB) 30 points with a minimum of 2 science subjects or Mathematics at Higher Level (HL) and 1 science subject at Standard Level (SL) and attained a  minimum score of 4 each in Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics
American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP) Not applicable
Foundation in Science # Overall cGPA 3.00 (with a cGPA of 2.00 in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics and attained 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics / Additional Mathematics and another subject at SPM / O-level

*Foundation in Science from other institutions will be subjected to the Dean’s approval on a case by case basis.*

Degree BSc in related field:
cGPA 3.30
Diploma Diploma in Health Sciences – cGPA 3.50 and provided duration is not less than 5 semesters or 2.5 years in the same accredited institution and attained 2Bs each in Biology, Chemistry or Physics, and 3Cs in English, Mathematics or Additional Mathematics and another subject at SPM / O-level

# The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institution and foundation in other disciplines are accepted.

English Language Requirement

MUET Overall band score of 4*
IELTS Overall band score of 6.5*

Those who opt for the overseas option must achieve an overall band score of 7.0

Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) Overall score of 180* (for International students only)
Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) Overall score of 200* (for International students only)
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Overall score of 58* (for International students only)

*  ONLY applicable for those who are completing the entire degree at IMU, Malaysia.

Dentistry

EXAMINATIONS
REQUIREMENTS
A-Levels BBB or ABC in 3 subjects
Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics
STPM BBB or ABC in 3 subjects
Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics
Australian Matriculation 80% aggregate or ATAR 80 in 3 subjects
Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics
NCEA Level 3 Average of 80% in 3 subjects
Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics
Canadian Grade 12/13 80% aggregate in 6 subjects
(with an average of 80% in 3 subjects Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics)
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B4 in 5 subjects
~Biology; and
~Chemistry; and
~Physics; and
~Mathematics; and
~Additional Mathematics
Australian University Foundation Programmes 80% aggregate or ATAR 80 (with an average of 80% in 3 subjects Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics)
Indian Pre-University Average of 70% in all subjects (with an average of 70% in 3 subjects Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics)
Ministry of Education Matriculation * Overall cGPA 3.00 (with a cGPA of 3.00 in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics and attained 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics / Additional Mathematics and another subject at SPM / O-level
International Baccalaureate (IB) 30 points with a minimum of 2 science subjects or Mathematics at Higher Level (HL) and 1 science subject at Standard Level (SL) and attained a minimum score of 4 each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics
American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP) Not applicable
Foundation in Science # Overall cGPA 3.00 (with a cGPA of 3.00 in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and attained 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics / Additional Mathematics and another subject at SPM / O-level

*Foundation in Science from other institutions will be subjected to the Dean’s approval on a case by case basis.*

Degree BSc in related field:
cGPA 3.30
Diploma Diploma in Health Sciences – cGPA 3.50 and provided duration is not less than 5 semesters or 2.5 years in the same accredited institution and attained 5Bs each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics / Additional Mathematics and another subject at SPM level / O-level

# The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institution and foundation in other disciplines are accepted.

English Language Requirement

MUET Overall band score of 4*
IELTS Overall band score of 6.5 (Not less than 6.0 for individual bands)*

Those who opt for overseas option must achieve an overall band score of 7.0  (Not less than 6.0 for individual bands)

Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) Overall score of 180* (for International students only)
Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) Overall score of 200* (for International students only)
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Overall score of 58* (for International students only)

*  ONLY applicable for those who are completing the entire degree at IMU, Malaysia.

Pharmacy

EXAMINATIONS
REQUIREMENTS
A-Levels BBB, ABC or AAC in Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics (minimum B in Chemistry)

Malaysians must attain minimum C in BM and English at SPM or equivalent level (except Degree level)

STPM cGPA 3.00 with BBB, ABC or AAC in Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics (minimum B in Chemistry)

Malaysians must attain minimum C in BM and English at SPM or equivalent level (except Degree level)

Australian Matriculation 70% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 80 including Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics (minimum 70% or equivalent to B in Chemistry)

Malaysians must attain minimum C in BM and English at SPM or equivalent level (except Degree level)

NCEA Level 3 70% aggregate including Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics or Physics (minimum 70% or equivalent to B in Chemistry)

Malaysians must attain minimum C in BM and English at SPM or equivalent level (except Degree level).

Canadian Grade 12/13 Canadian Pre-University (CPU) / Canadian International Matriculation Programme (CIMP)

75% aggregate in 6 subjects including Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics (minimum 70% or equivalent to B in Chemistry) or

Ontario Secondary School Diploma

75% aggregate in 6 subjects including Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics (minimum 73% or equivalent to B in Chemistry)

Malaysians must attain minimum C in BM and English at SPM or equivalent level (except Degree level)

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B4 or 70% in:
~Biology; and
~Chemistry; and
~Physics; and
~Mathematics; and
~Additional Mathematics or another subject

Malaysians must attain minimum C in BM and English at SPM or equivalent level (except Degree level)

Australian University Foundation Programmes 70% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 80 including Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics (minimum 70% or equivalent to B in Chemistry)

Malaysians must attain minimum C in BM and English at SPM or equivalent level (except Degree level)

Indian Pre-University Overall 80% aggregate and score not less than 75% in Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics (minimum 75% or equivalent to B in Chemistry)

Malaysians must attain minimum C in BM and English at SPM or equivalent level (except Degree level)

Ministry of Education Matriculation * cGPA 3.00 & minimum B in Chemistry and attained 5Bs in
~Biology ; and
~Chemistry ; and
~Physics ; and
~Mathematics / Additional Mathematics ; and
~Another subject at SPM level or equivalent

Malaysians must attain minimum C in BM and English at SPM or equivalent level (except Degree level)

International Baccalaureate (IB) 30 points (excluding bonus points) with minimum 6 points in Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Mathematics at Higher Level (HL) and another subject at Standard Level (SL)

Malaysians must attain minimum C in BM and English at SPM or equivalent level (except Degree level)

American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP) Not applicable
Foundation in Science cGPA 3.50 & minimum B in Chemistry and attained 5Bs in
~Biology ; and
~Chemistry ; and
~Physics ; and
~Mathematics / Additional Mathematics; and
~Another subject at SPM level or equivalentMalaysians must attain minimum C in BM and English at SPM or equivalent level (except Degree level)*Foundation in Science from other institutions will be subjected to the Dean’s approval on a case by case basis.*
Degree BSc in related field:
cGPA 2.75
Diploma Diploma in Science (Chemistry or Biology or Physics) – cGPA 3.75 including B in Chemistry; or Diploma in Pharmacy – cGPA 3.50 and attained 5Bs in
~Biology ; and
~Chemistry ; and
~Physics ; and
~Mathematics / Additional Mathematics; and
~Another subject at SPM level or equivalent

Malaysians must attain minimum C in BM and English at SPM or equivalent level (except Degree level)

  • # The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institution and foundation in other disciplines are accepted.

English Language Requirement

MUET Band score of 3*
IELTS Overall band score of 6.0 (Not less than 5.5 for individual bands)*

Students transferring to University of Otago are required to have an overall band of 6.0 (Not less than 6.0 for individual bands)

Students transferring to University of Tasmania are required to have an overall band score of 6.5 (Not less than 6.0 for individual bands)

Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) Overall score of 160* (for International students only)
Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) Overall score of 180* (for International students only)
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Overall score of 42* (for International students only)

*   ONLY applicable for those who are completing the entire degree at IMU, Malaysia.

Biomedical Science

EXAMINATIONS
REQUIREMENTS
A-Levels CDD (Including 2 subjects from:
Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
STPM Overall cGPA 2.50
(cGPA 2.33 In 2 subjects from:
Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Australian Matriculation 65% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75 (Including 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
NCEA Level 3 60% aggregate
(with an average of 60% in 2 subjects from Biology; and/ or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Canadian Grade 12/13 70% aggregate in 6 subjects
(with an average of 60% in 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B in 5 subjects (Including 2 subjects from:
Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Australian University Foundation Programmes 70% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75 (with an average of 70% in 2 subjects from Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Indian Pre-University 70% aggregate
(minimum 60% in 2 subjects from Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Ministry of Education Matriculation * Overall cGPA 2.50
(cGPA 2.33 In 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
International Baccalaureate (IB) 26 points (Including 2 subjects from:
Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP) Overall cGPA 2.50
(cGPA 2.50 in 2 subjects from Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Foundation in Science # Overall cGPA 2.50 (cGPA 2.50 or 55% in 2 subjects from:
Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics) (Foundation in Science / Foundation in Biosciences / Foundation in Engineering)
Degree BSc in related field :
cGPA 2.00
Diploma Diploma in Science, Diploma in Microbiology, Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology cGPA 2.75 (including 2 science subjects)

# The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institution and foundation in other disciplines are accepted.

English Language Requirement

MUET Band score of 3*
IELTS Overall band score of 5.5*

Those who opt for overseas option must achieve an overall band score of 7.0.

* ONLY applicable for those who are completing the entire degree at IMU, Malaysia.

Chinese Medicine

EXAMINATIONS
REQUIREMENTS
A-Levels EE
(Science Stream)
STPM cGPA 2.50
(Science Stream)
Australian Matriculation 65% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75 (including 2 Science subjects)
NCEA Level 3 60% aggregate (including 2 Science subjects)
Canadian Grade 12/13 60% aggregate in 6 subjects (including 2 Science subjects)
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B6 in 5 subjects (including 2 Science subjects)
Australian University Foundation Programmes 70% aggregate in 4 best subjects or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75 or GPA 2.00 (including 2 Science subjects)
Indian Pre-University 60% aggregate (including 2 Science subjects)
Ministry of Education Matriculation * cGPA 2.00 (including 2 Science subjects)
International Baccalaureate (IB) 24 points (including 2 Science subjects)
American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP) Not applicable
Foundation in Science # cGPA 2.00 or 50%
Degree BSc in related field: cGPA 2.00
Diploma Diploma in Science, Diploma in Microbiology; Diploma in Traditional and Complimentary Medicine – cGPA 2.50

Diploma in Traditional and Complimentary Medicine with 2 years working experience in the related field – cGPA 2.00

# The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institution and foundation in other disciplines are accepted.

English Language Requirement

MUET Band score of 3*
IELTS Overall band score of 5.5 (Malaysian and International students) *

Students who are transferring to RMIT University are required to have an overall band score of 6.5 (not less than 6.0 for individual band)

China’s Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) Students who are transferring to China universities are required to have  HSK 4 prior to transfer and HSK 5 prior to graduation**
Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) Overall score of 160* (for International students only)
Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) Overall score of 180* (for International students only)
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Overall score of 42* (for International students only)

* ONLY applicable for those who are completing the entire degree at IMU, Malaysia

** UEC students with a pass in Chinese Language are exempted from HSK.

Chiropractic

EXAMINATIONS
REQUIREMENTS
A-Levels CCD (Science Stream)
STPM cGPA 2.75 (Science Stream)
Australian Matriculation 70% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75 (including 1 Science subject / Mathematics)
NCEA Level 3 70% aggregate (including 1 Science subject / Mathematics)
Canadian Grade 12/13 70% aggregate in 6 subjects (including 1 Science subject / Mathematics)
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B6 in 5 subjects (including 1 Science subject / Mathematics)
Australian University Foundation Programmes 70% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75 or GPA 2.75  (including 1 Science subject / Mathematics)
Indian Pre-University 70% aggregate (including 1 Science subject / Mathematics)
Ministry of Education Matriculation * cGPA 2.75 (Ministry of Education Matriculation, Asasi Sains)
International Baccalaureate (IB) 26 points (including 1 Science subject / Mathematics at (HL) Higher Level)
American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP) cGPA 2.75 (2 subjects must be AP courses including 1 Science subject / Mathematics)
Foundation in Science # cGPA 2.75 or 55% or CCC
(Foundation in Science / Foundation in Engineering / Foundation in Biosciences)
Degree BSc in related field:
cGPA 2.00
Diploma Diploma in Science, Diploma in Microbiology, Diploma in a related Sciences field, Diploma in Traditional and Complementary Medicine – cGPA 2.75

# The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institution and foundation in other disciplines are accepted.

English Language Requirement

MUET Band score of 3*
IELTS Overall band score of 5.5*

Those who opt for overseas option must achieve an overall band score of 7.0.

TOEFL Overall score of 183 (CBT)/ 65 (iBT)*
Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) Overall score of 160* (for International students only)
Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) Overall score of 180* (for International students only)
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Overall score of 42* (for International students only)

* ONLY applicable for those who are completing the entire degree at IMU, Malaysia.

Dietetics With Nutrition

EXAMINATIONS
REQUIREMENTS
A-Levels CDD (Including 2 subjects from:
Biology; and/or
Chemistry; and/or Physics /
Mathematics)
STPM Overall cGPA 2.50 (cGPA 2.33 In 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Australian Matriculation 65% agggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75 (including Biology and Chemistry)
NCEA Level 3 60% aggregate
(with an average of 60% in 2 subjects from Biology; and/ or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Canadian Grade 12/13 70% aggregate in 6 subjects
(with an average of 60% in 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B in 5 subjects
(Including 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Australian University Foundation Programmes 70% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75
(with an average of 60% in 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Indian Pre-University 70% aggregate
(minimum 60% in 2 subjects from Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Ministry of Education Matriculation * Overall cGPA 2.50
(cGPA 2.33 In 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
International Baccalaureate (IB) 26 points
(Including 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP) Overall cGPA 2.50
(cGPA 2.33 in 2 subjects from Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Foundation in Science # Overall cGPA 2.50
(cGPA 2.33 In 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/ or Physics / Mathematics) (Foundation in Science / Foundation in Biosciences / Foundation in Engineering)
Degree BSc in related field:
cGPA 2.00
Diploma Diploma in Science (including 2 science subjects) ; Diploma in related field
– cGPA 2.75
Diploma in related field with a cGPA less than 2.75 and minimum 3 years of working experience in the same field

# The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institution and foundation in other disciplines are accepted.

English Language Requirement

MUET Band score of 3*
IELTS Overall band score of 5.5*

Those who opt for overseas option must achieve an overall band score of 7.0.

* ONLY applicable for those who are completing the entire degree at IMU, Malaysia.

Medical Biotechnology

EXAMINATIONS
REQUIREMENTS
A-Levels CCD
(including 2 Science subjects / Mathematics)
STPM CC
(including 2 Science subjects / Mathematics)
Australian Matriculation 65% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75 (including 2 Science subjects / Mathematics)
NCEA Level 3 60% aggregate (including 2 Science subjects / Mathematics)
Canadian Grade 12/13 70% aggregate in 6 subjects
(including 2 Science subjects / Mathematics)
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B in 5 subjects (including 2 Science subjects /
Mathematics)
Australian University Foundation Programmes 70% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75 or GPA 2.00 (including 2 Science subjects / Mathematics)
Indian Pre-University Average of 70% (including 2 Science subjects / Mathematics)
Ministry of Education Matriculation * cGPA 2.50 (including 2 Science subjects /
Mathematics)
International Baccalaureate (IB) 26 points (including 2 Science subjects /
Mathematics)
American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP) cGPA 2.70
(2 Science subjects must be AP
courses)
Foundation in Science # cGPA 2.00 or 50%
(including 2 Science subjects / Mathematics) (Foundation in Biosciences / Foundation in Engineering / Foundation in Science)
Degree BSc in related field:
cGPA 2.00
Diploma Diploma in Science (UiTM), Diploma in Microbiology (UiTM) – cGPA 2.50
Diploma in related field – cGPA 2.00
  • # The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institution and foundation in other disciplines are accepted.
  • Minimum credit in Mathematics, one science subject and one other subject at SPM level.  Students may be exempted from the above requirement if they achieved the same results at Pre University level.

English Language Requirement

MUET Band score of 3*
IELTS Overall band score of 5.5*

Those who opt for overseas option must achieve an overall band score of 7.0.

TOEFL Overall score of 183 (CBT)/ 65 (iBT)*
Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) Overall score of 160* (for International students only)
Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) Overall score of 180* (for International students only)
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Overall score of 42* (for International students only)

* ONLY applicable for those who are completing the entire degree at IMU, Malaysia.

Nursing

EXAMINATIONS
REQUIREMENTS
A – Levels CCC
and
Pass SPM / equivalent with:
1) Credit in Bahasa Melayu; and
2) Credit in Mathematics (Elementary / Additional / Modern); and
3) Credit in 2 other subjects; and
4) Either 1 of the credits below: (see note**)
General Science / Biology / Chemistry / Physics / Applied Science
**Students may be exempted from the requirement if they achieved the same results at Pre-University level
STPM cGPA 2.50
and
Pass SPM / equivalent with:
1) Credit in Bahasa Melayu; and
2) Credit in Mathematics (Elementary / Additional / Modern); and
3) Credit in 2 other subjects; and
4) Either 1 of the credits below: (see note**)
General Science / Biology / Chemistry / Physics / Applied Science
**Students may be exempted from the requirement if they achieved the same results at Pre-University level
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B in 5 subjects
and
Pass SPM / equivalent with:
1) Credit in Bahasa Melayu; and
2) Credit in Mathematics (Elementary / Additional / Modern); and
3) Credit in 2 other subjects; and
4) Either 1 of the credits below: (see note**)
General Science / Biology / Chemistry / Physics / Applied Science
**Students may be exempted from the requirement if they achieved the same results at Pre-University level
Ministry of Education Matriculation * cGPA 2.50
and
Pass SPM / equivalent with:
1) Credit in Bahasa Melayu; and
2) Credit in Mathematics (Elementary / Additional / Modern); and
3) Credit in 2 other subjects; and
4) Either 1 of the credits below: (see note**)
General Science / Biology / Chemistry / Physics / Applied Science
**Students may be exempted from the requirement if they achieved the same results at Pre-University level
Foundation in Science # cGPA 2.50
and
Pass SPM / equivalent with:
1) Credit in Bahasa Melayu; and
2) Credit in Mathematics (Elementary / Additional / Modern); and
3) Credit in 2 other subjects; and
4) Either 1 of the credits below: (see note**)
General Science / Biology / Chemistry / Physics / Applied Science
**Students may be exempted from the requirement if they achieved the same results at Pre-University level
Diploma cGPA 2.50 (Credit transfer is not allowed)
and
Pass SPM / equivalent with:
1) Credit in Bahasa Melayu; and
2) Credit in Mathematics (Elementary / Additional / Modern); and
3) Credit in 2 other subjects; and
4) Either 1 of the credits below: (see note**)
General Science / Biology / Chemistry / Physics / Applied Science
**Students may be exempted from the requirement if they achieved the same results at Pre-University level

# The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institution and foundation in other disciplines are accepted.

English Language Requirement

English Test Malaysian Student International Student
MUET Band score of 3 -
IELTS Overall band score of 5.5 Overall band score of 5.5
TOEFL Overall score of 215 (CBT)/ 80 (iBT) Overall score of 215 (CBT) / 80 (iBT)

Nutrition

EXAMINATIONS
REQUIREMENTS
A-Levels CDD (Including 2 subjects from:
Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
STPM Overall cGPA 2.50 (cGPA 2.33 In 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Australian Matriculation 65% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75 (In 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
NCEA Level 3 60% aggregate
(with an average of 60% in 2 subjects from Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Canadian Grade 12/13 70% aggregate in 6 subjects
(with an average of 60% in 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B in 5 subjects
(Including 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Australian University Foundation Programmes 70% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75
(with an average of 60% in 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Indian Pre-University 70% aggregate
(minimum 60% in 2 subjects from Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Ministry of Education Matriculation * Overall cGPA 2.50
(cGPA 2.33 In 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
International Baccalaureate (IB) 26 points
(Including 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP) Overall cGPA 2.50
(cGPA 2.33 in 2 subjects from Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Foundation in Science # Overall cGPA 2.50
(cGPA 2.33 In 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/ or Physics / Mathematics (Foundation in Science / Foundation in Biosciences / Foundation in Engineering)
Degree BSc in related field:
cGPA 2.00
Diploma Diploma in Science (including 2 science subjects) ; Diploma in related field
– cGPA 2.75
Diploma in related fi eld with a cGPA less than 2.75 and minimum 3 years of working experience in the same field

# The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institution and foundation in other disciplines are accepted.

English Language Requirement

MUET Band score of 3*
IELTS Overall band score of 5.5*

Those who opt for overseas option must achieve an overall band score of 7.0.

* ONLY applicable for those who are completing the entire degree at IMU, Malaysia.

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

EXAMINATIONS
REQUIREMENTS
A-Levels CCD (including 1 Science subject / Mathematics and minimum C in Chemistry)
STPM CC (including Chemistry and 1 Science subject / Mathematics)
Australian Matriculation 65% aggregate (minimum 60% in Chemistry) or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75
NCEA Level 3 60% aggregate (minimum 60% in Chemistry)
Canadian Grade 12/13 70% aggregate in 6 subjects (minimum 70% in Chemistry)
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B in 5 subjects (including 1 Science subject / Mathematics and minimum B4 in Chemistry)
Australian University Foundation Programmes 70% aggregate in 4 best subjects (minimum 60% in Chemistry) or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75 or GPA 2.00
Indian Pre-University Average of 70% (minimum 60% in Chemistry)
Ministry of Education Matriculation * ABB / cGPA 2.50 (2 subjects including Chemistry and 1 Science subject / Mathematics)
International Baccalaureate (IB) 26 points (Chemistry and 1 Science subject / Mathematics at the Higher Level (HL) with minimum 3 points in Chemistry)
American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP) cGPA 2.70 (Including Chemistry or Mathematics must be AP courses)
Foundation in Science # cGPA 2.00 or 50% (including Chemistry) (Foundation in Biosciences, Foundation in Engineering, Foundation in Science)
Degree BSc in related field:
cGPA 2.00
Diploma Diploma in Science / Diploma in Microbiology
– Overall cGPA 2.00 (with a cGPA 2.50 in 2 subjects including Chemistry and 1 Science subject / Mathematics)Diploma in related field – cGPA 2.00

# The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institution and foundation in other disciplines are accepted.

English Language Requirement

MUET Band score of 3*
IELTS Overall band score of 5.5*

Those who opt for overseas option must achieve an overall band score of 7.0.

TOEFL Overall score of 183 (CBT)/ 65 (iBT)*
Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) Overall score of 160* (for International students only)
Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) Overall score of 180* (for International students only)
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Overall score of 42* (for International students only)

*   ONLY applicable for those who are completing the entire degree at IMU, Malaysia.

Psychology

EXAMINATIONS
REQUIREMENTS
A-Levels EE
STPM CC
Australian Matriculation 60% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 70
NCEA Level 3 50% aggregate
Canadian Grade 12/13 50% aggregate in 6 subjects
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B in 5 subjects
Australian University Foundation Programmes 50% aggregate in 4 best subjects or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 70
Indian Pre-University 60% aggregate
Ministry of Education Matriculation * cGPA 2.00
International Baccalaureate (IB) 24 points
American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP) cGPA 2.70 (2 Science subjects must be AP courses)
Foundation in Science # cGPA 2.00 or 50%
(Foundation in Arts / Foundation in Biosciences / Foundation in Engineering / Foundation in Science)
Degree BSc in related field:
cGPA 2.00
Diploma Diploma in related field – cGPA 2.00
Diploma in Psychology – cGPA 2.00

# The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institution and foundation in other disciplines are accepted.

Minimum Credit in Mathematics and Science and a Pass in English at SPM level. Students may be exempted from the above requirement if they achieved the same results at the Pre-University level  (Not applicable to students from Diploma in Psychology).

English Language Requirement

MUET Band score of 3 / 4 (Graduation) *
IELTS Overall band score of 5.5 / 6.0 (Graduation)*

Those who opt for the overseas option must achieve an overall band score of 7.0

TOEFL Overall score of 183 (CBT) / 65 (iBT)*
Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) Overall score of 160* (for International students only)
Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) Overall score of 180* (for International students only)
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Overall score of 42* (for International students only)

* ONLY applicable for those who are completing the entire degree at IMU, Malaysia.

For admissions into the IMU Foundation in Science programme

Student will need to have:

Pass SPM/O-Levels with minimum 5 credits in Mathematics, 2 Science subjects and 2 other subjects.

Note: Specific SPM /O-Levels requirements may be needed for admissions into IMU programmes.

Entry into Degree Programmes with a Foundation in Science

Foundation in Science qualifications from other higher education institutions will be considered on a case by case basis for admission into the local IMU programmes. Students with IMU Foundation in Science can apply into IMU programmes and programmes with selected credit transfer options, upon meeting the entry requirement eligibility. ** (Please refer to IMU Foundation in Science brochure for more details)

MUET / IELTS / TOEFL

The University requires all students to submit a valid MUET / IELTS / TOEFL in accordance to the requirements at the point of admission.

English for Transfer to Partner School

Students are required to meet the prevailing IELTS requirements prior to transfers to the partner schools.

The IELTS requirements will be advised by the IMU International Office.

English for Graduation

All applicants shall have attained a level of competency in English (if applicable) before Graduation.

Compulsory Subjects

The General Studies & Malaysian National Subjects known as the Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) consist of units which every student enrolled in a private higher education institutions are required to undertake effective October 2013 intake onwards. All Malaysian and international students are required to attend and pass these units as a pre-requisite to the award of a degree.

Acceptance of International Qualification

Please contact Admissions Department for further information.

Note

Please refer to our Student Admissions Policy for more information.

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