University of Malaysia (UM) Entry Requirement

University of Malaysia (UM) Entry Requirement

 

Universiti Of Malaya (UM) Entry Requirement

 

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University’s entry requirements as follows:

(1) Pass the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July papers and pass in History (SPM 2013 and above);
and
(2) Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme.
 and
(3) Have fulfilled all special requirements of the programme as may be prescribed by the Senate

To be admitted to a Master‘s programme, applicants will need to have completed a recognized Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and to have obtained a better than average cumulative grade point average (CGPA).

Programme

  • Coursework only
  • Research only (Dissertation)

Minimum Requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree (Hons.) or its equivalent in the related field*

*Note
Preference will be given to applicants having a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 3.0 and above or its equivalent.
Applicants having a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 3.7 and above can apply directly for the Doctoral programme

To be admitted to a Doctoral programme, applicants will need to have a recognized Master’s degree in a relevant discipline.

Programme

  • Research only (Thesis)

Minimum Requirements

A Master’s Degree or its equivalent in the related field*

*Note
Applicants having a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 3.7 and above can apply directly for the Doctoral programme

• National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the grade 80% and above
or
• A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.

• Applicant may be required to undergo an interview session for certain selection programme before being accepted by the respective faculty.

Students are required to enroll in the Malay Language Programme prior to being conferred a degree.

English Language Requirements

Students must obtain:
• TOEFL score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT) or 60 (IBT) and above
or
• IELTS Band 5.0 and above
or
• Pass in any equivalent English proficiency test approved and recognised by the University of Malaya.

Without any of the above English proficiency certificates, accepted students to UM undergraduate programs would be issued with a conditional offer letter to fulfill the English language requirements.