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Foundation in Malay for International Communication

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.

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 CategoryQualification UsedAdmission Processing OfficeApplication Form
1Bumiputera MalaysianSPM 2020IIUM AcademyClick here
2Non-Bumiputera MalaysianSPMIIUM AcademyClick here
3Malaysian (Bumi and non-Bumi)GCE O-Level or other equivalent qualifications
IIUM AcademyClick here
4International studentsSPMIIUM AcademyClick here
5International studentsGCE O-Level or other equivalent qualifications
IIUM AcademyClick here

Students who have successfully completed this foundation programme and achieved a minimum CGPA of 2.5 will be offered admission into Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Malay for International Communication programme.


Programme Details

STUDENTS WITH GCSE / IGCSE / GCE O -LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS
STUDENTS WITH SPM QUALIFICATIONS
1. Minimum Grade A in Malay

2. Minimum Grade C in English, AND

3. Minimum Grade C in THREE (3) other subjects.

1. Minimum Grade B in the following subjects:

  • English
  • Islamic Religious subject

AND

2. Minimum Grade C in History

AND

3. Minimum Grade A- in Malay Language, AND

4. Minimum Grade C+ in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • any TWO (2) other Islamic Religious subjects. 

Minimum duration : 1 year (3 semesters)

Maximum duration : 2 years (6 semesters)