Admission Requirement

  Entry Requirements For Bachelor Degree Programmes

  • General entry requirement for Bachelor Degree Programme for International Students are as follows:

    1. Senior High School / Senior Secondary School / other equivalent pre-university examinations from government schools (with the period of at least 11 to 12 years of study from primary to higher secondary); OR
    2. General Certificates of Education (GCE) ‘A’ Level / Diploma in related fields or other equivalent pre-university examinations; OR
    3. Any other certificate that is recognized by the senate of the university as equivalent to the above; AND
    4. Specific entry requirements based on programmes; AND
    5. Credit in one (1) Islamic Studies subject; AND
    6. Fulfilled English Language Proficiency Requirement; AND
    7. Fulfilled Arabic Language Proficiency Requirement.
    1. English and Arabic are the two (2) primary languages used for instruction in the University, depending on the specific programme of study and / or subjects.
    2. Applicants shall show evidence of proficiency in English Language based on the following criteria:
      • minimum score of 34 (IBT) in Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) / 450 (PBT) / 133 (CBT); or
      • Band 4 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
      • Band 3 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET); or
      • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) equivalence; or
      • Successfully completed full time secondary or tertiary studies or equivalent qualification where the language of instruction and assessment was in English; or
      • Native speakers of English
    3. Higher score is required in certain programme. Please refer to specific entry requirement for each programme.
    4. Applicants shall show evidence of proficiency in Arabic Language based on the following criteria:
      • Credit in Arabic Language at O-Level/equivalent or A-Level/equivalent
      • Successfully completed full time secondary or tertiary studies or equivalent qualification where the language of instruction and assessment was in Arabic; or
      • Native speaker of Arabic; or
      • Pass University Arabic Placement Test (UAPT) conducted by the University

Entry requirements for Each Specific Program. CLICK HERE


** as endorsed by the University Senate, 6th February 2018

The international academic qualification we referred are based on International Academic Qualifications database by The Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and World Higher Education Database (WHED)

Notes:
STPM = Malaysian Higher School Certificate
STAM =  Malaysian Higher Religious Certificate
PNGK = Cumulative Grade Point Average
USIM = Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia
TOEFL = Test of English as A Foreign Language (click here )
IELTS = International English Language Testing System (click here )
MUET = Malaysian University English Test

 

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