​Undergraduate Admission


Application Procedure for Malaysian Applicant:

  • Undergraduate information
  • Admission procedures

Applications for Bachelor Degree and Foundation Studies Programmes offered by the University of Malaya can be made online through the Student Intake Administration Division, Ministry of Higher Education.The programmes are offered to applicants who meet the University's prerequisites and the specific programmes requirements. Applications must be accompanied with the following qualifications: Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM), Matriculation, and Diploma (or Equivalent Qualification).For further details, please refer to the admission procedures.

Application Procedure For Foreign Students:

Entry Requirement

The minimum entry requirement is the national Higher School Certificate (or an A-level equivalent). Applicants, who do not fulfill the Malay Language requirement, will be required to take the Malay language course during their tenure as a student.

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Programme Structure
The academic programme is depending on the programme enrolled by the semester system and it commences in July (for Semester 1) and December (for Semester 2). A total of 124 to 144 credit hours are required to complete a degree programme. The medium of instruction is in English (for science based related courses). Social Science based programmes however may use the Malay Language.

All international students are required to undergo compulsory Malay and English courses ranging from 3 to 6 months. These courses will be conducted by the University commencing from February to June or/and September to December. Students with a TOEFL score of 550 and above or Cambridge, with a minimum of C6 and above or General Certificate of Education (A Level), University of Cambridge with a pass may be exempted from the English language courses.