• Academic Administration and Services Department (AASD)
  • pengarah_aasc@um.edu.my

The minimum undergraduate entry qualification is completed and passed a minimum of twelve (12) years of study and obtained the following qualifications :

  • Passed the Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan  Malaysia (STPM)/A-Level/IB/High School/Grade 12/Equivalent;  OR
  • Possess a Diploma that is recognized by the University 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.

Applicant must obtain:

  • Band of 5.0 and above in IELTS (Academic) ; or
  • Score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT) or 60 (IBT) and above in TOEFL; or
  • Band of 3 and above in Malaysian University English Test (MUET); or
  • Score 41 and above in Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE Academic); or
  • Grade C and above in English for General Certificate of Education (A Level), University of Cambridge
  • Grade C and above in English for General Certificate of Secondary Education (O Level), University of Cambridge;or
  • Grade C and above in Cambridge Assessment English: First (FCE)
There is an exception in the English requirements for the following listed programmes:




Bachelor of Shariah and Law


Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

Bachelor of Nursing Science


Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

Bachelor of Science in Biohealth

Bachelor of Science in Genetics

Bachelor of Science in Microbiology


Bachelor of Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)

Bachelor of Computer Science (Information Systems)

Bachelor of Computer Science (Computer System and Network)

Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering)

Bachelor of Information Technology (Multimedia)


Bachelor of Civil Engineering

Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering


Bachelor of Accounting

Bachelor of Business Administration


Bachelor of Education Teaching English as a Second Language


Bachelor of Dental Surgery


Bachelor of English Language & Linguistics

which the students applying for the above programmes must obtained higher score.

Two Semester/Intake:

Semester I ( September intake )
Semester II ( February intake )

17 June (for Semester I, September intake) &

11 November (for Semester II, February intake)

All applications must be submitted online via e-application.  Please click here

Every online application will be sent directly to the respective faculties for evaluation and only successful applicants will be offered to study in Universiti Malaya. All successful applicants will be notified via EMAIL.

Please refer to the list of programmes offered for UG International students at Study website https://study.um.edu.my

For information regarding tuitions fees, please refer to the respective pages of Study website at https://study.um.edu.my

The payment can be made by semester. Please refer to our website for average of payment for each programme and semester.

You may pay your tuition fees 1-2 weeks after registration and commencement of classes.

It is not allowed to change programme after receiving the offer letter. To do so, student need to apply again for the programme that he/she is interested to change to. Please note that the decision of acceptance is subject to the Faculty’s discretion.

We regret to inform you that we do not offer the transferee or Continued Studies to International Students as per the policies and regulations in UM. However if you would like to apply for the credit transfer, you have to apply into undergraduate program in UM. After you got the approval of the admission into UM, you can apply for credit transfer upon admission should you be eligible.

A complete online application should have:

1.Recent passport-size photographs with a blue background
2.Certified copies of passport (first page only - photo, owner details and validity)
3.Certified copies of academic certificate with detailed academic transcripts/results for Higher School Certificate (HSC) , Grade 12 or GCE (A' Level) or Diploma from recognized Institutions. Official translation is needed for applicants whose native  language is not English or Malay
4.Certified copies of TOEFL/IELTS or other equivalent examinations indicating English proficiency  (if available)
5.A letter of guarantee from the sponsor for sponsored students
6.A processing fee of RM300. Candidate may apply up to three (3) programmes with payment of a single RM300 application fee. (cash is not accepted & non-refundable).

The documents must be certified by:

a)The School Principal, Government Officers or Commissioner of Oath.
b)Respective embassy

The length of time required for the completion of a programme depends on the programme.

In general, the minimum and maximum duration are as follows :













All International students accepted into any program will also be required to undergo a course in the Malay language (local language) during their studies in UM prior to completion of their programme.

Yes you still can apply, but you need to prepare for your English certificate and the accepted applicant need to provide the required TOEFL or IELTS or other equivalent examinations indicating English proficiency certificate within stipulated deadline.

Every online application will be processed by respective faculties within 4 – 8 weeks. All successful applicants will be notified via email.

We do not offer scholarship to the Undergraduate International Students.

The application fee is RM300 per application.  It should be paid using FPX, Credit/Debit Card, Flywire before submitting an application.

We do not offer foundation degree program to International Students, as this course is strictly offered for local students. Nevertheless, you may also choose to apply for other courses that we offer for international students from the list that you can find through the https://study.um.edu.my/.

We can be contactable at:-

        Telephone: +603-7967 7715 or +603-7967 7717 

        Fax             : +603-7967 3449/3581

        Email          : skp_aasc@um.edu.my 

        Website       : https://aasc.um.edu.my/

Last Update: 02/12/2021