Effective from February 2019 intake, the English requirements has been updated and International students applying for the undergraduate programmes at University of Malaya must obtain:

(a)  Band of 5.0 and above in IELTS (Academic); or
(b)  Score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT) or 60 (IBT) and above in TOEFL; or
(c)  Band of 3 and above in Malaysian University English Test (MUET); or
(d)  Score 41 and above in Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE Academic); or
(e)  Grade C and above in English for General Certificate of Education (A Level), University of Cambridge; or
(f)   Grade C and above in English for General Certificate of Secondary Education (O Level), University of Cambridge; or
(g)  Grade C and above in Cambridge Assessment English: First (FCE)

There is an exception in the English requirements for the following listed programmes:

ACADEMY OF ISLAMIC STUDIES Bachelor of Shariah and Law
MEDICINE Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
Bachelor of Nursing Science
SCIENCE Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
Bachelor of Science in Biohealth
Bachelor of Science in Genetics
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
COMPUTER SCIENCE & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 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)
ENGINEERING Bachelor of Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
BUSINESS & ACCOUNTANCY Bachelor of Accounting
Bachelor of Business Administration
EDUCATION Bachelor of Education Teaching English as a Second Language
DENTISTRY Bachelor of Dental Surgery
LANGUAGES & LINGUISTICS Bachelor of English Language & Linguistics

which the students applying for the above programmes must obtained higher score, please check the required scores in the Programmes Offered page.

Last Update: July 25, 2018