IIUM Academy

Foundation Programme

The foundation programmes at IIUM ACADEMY are designed to provide students with the required knowledge and necessary skills to prepare them for entry into the degree programmes offered by the various Kulliyyah’s (faculties) at IIUM. It is meant for students who have successfully obtained the IGCSE, GCSE qualification (previously known as GCE O-Level) or its equivalent from Malaysia or from any part of the world. This programme is offered for August and November intake.

Entry into IIUM’s Foundation programmes is open to Malaysian and international students but admission processing is handled separately according to applicant’s nationality and qualification. The following table shows where applicants should apply in view of their nationality and qualification:


No. Applicant’s Category Qualification Used Admission Processing Office Application Form
1 Bumiputera Malaysian SPM IIUM Academy Click here
2 Non-Bumiputera Malaysian SPM IIUM Academy Click here
3 Malaysian (Bumi and non-Bumi) GCE O-Level or other equivalent qualifications IIUM Academy Click here
4 International students SPM IIUM Academy Click here
5 International students GCE O-Level or other equivalent qualifications IIUM Academy Click here

For fees and charges that will apply to your enrolment: — C L I C K   H E R E —

For SPM students entry requirement: — C L I C K H E R E —

Please contact Academic Affairs and Student Management Unit for further assistance:

Nur ‘Atikah Binti Abdul Rahman
IIUM Academy of Graduate and Professional Studies

International Islamic University Malaysia
Jalan Gombak, 53100 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: +603 6421 5874 / 5421
E-mail: academy@iium.edu.my


Economics & Management Sciences

English Language

Human Sciences


Allied Health Sciences

Arabic Language

Architecture and Environmental Design


Computer Science

Physical Science

Islamic Revealed Knowledge & Heritage

Biological Science



English for International Communication

Arabic for International Communication

Malay for International Communication

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